Getting Back To The Buzzard’s Outing Playbook

Getting Back To The Buzzard’s Outing Playbook

Participants get so much more than just gold at events

Yes! You will get gold! All the participants share a split of the gold that is recovered in the outing common operation. Want more? There is usually a little picker or vial with some fines...
Tuesday, July 11, 2017/Author: Dominic Ricci/Number of views (1417)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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GPAA Tech – Ten Years in the Making

GPAA Tech – Ten Years in the Making

Giving local attention to a national membership base

My first day working for the GPAA was a very exciting day in my life. I had grown up around this organization from the age of about 9, and looked up to those who were involved at the time like they...
Monday, July 10, 2017/Author: Brandon Johnson/Number of views (752)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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GPAA Publications – An Interactive Online Experience

GPAA Publications – An Interactive Online Experience

Gold Prospectors magazine and the Pick & Shovel Gazette have been accessible online for a couple years, but just recently has viewing these publications on the web been an interactive...
Thursday, July 6, 2017/Author: GPAA Staff/Number of views (822)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Minelab Eureka Gold - The Down and Dirty

Minelab Eureka Gold - The Down and Dirty

One detector, three separate frequencies

Being in the Detector industry for as many years as I have I am always asked what are some of my favorite detectors over the years.  One detector that has always stood out for me is the...
Tuesday, May 9, 2017/Author: Kevin Hoagland/Number of views (1735)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.7
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Keeping the Mining Legacy Alive

Keeping the Mining Legacy Alive

Fleming pushes message of positivity in prospecting

Her office is primarily blue with a few puffs or wisps of white from time to time. “I have four walls, and they’re called the sky,” said Gold Prospectors Association of America...
Wednesday, May 3, 2017/Author: Sarah Reijonen/Number of views (1542)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.5
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A Field Test: MINELAB GOLD MONSTER 1000

A Field Test: MINELAB GOLD MONSTER 1000

Minelab displays great confidence in their new detector by the name alone

When Minelab dealers and various media outlets from around the world attended the recent Minelab Worldwide Dealer Conference in Las Vegas, Nev., we were introduced to what Minelab described as a...
Thursday, April 27, 2017/Author: Kevin Hoagland/Number of views (6998)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.3
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FLOOD GOLD!

FLOOD GOLD!

Auspicious Prospects

After years of drought, prospectors in the California Mother Lode and Desert Southwest are preparing their packs and checking over their mining equipment for the deluge of flood gold that is sure...
Wednesday, March 15, 2017/Author: Brad Jones/Number of views (9171)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.4
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GOLD FEVER: Boo Coo and ‘the Volkswagen’

GOLD FEVER: Boo Coo and ‘the Volkswagen’

The first time I met David “Boo Coo” Haas was at the Lost Dutchman’s Mining Association camp at Italian Bar in California back in the early ’80s. I had seen Boo Coo around...
Friday, March 10, 2017/Author: Tom Massie/Number of views (6344)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 3.2
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Metal Detecting 101 / Renegade Treasure Hunts

Metal Detecting 101 / Renegade Treasure Hunts

Four detecting events scheduled for 2017

The Gold Prospectors Association of America and the Lost Dutchman’s Mining Association are excited to announce a series of metal detecting training sessions along with renegade treasure hunts...
Friday, February 24, 2017/Author: GPAA/Number of views (5098)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.8
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Gold shows set for Indiana, North Carolina

Gold shows set for Indiana, North Carolina

First of seven events to kick off in Pleasanton, Calif in February

The Gold Prospectors Association of America had added two more Gold & Treasure Shows to its 2017 schedule — one in Indiana and another in North Carolina. The first of seven GPAA Gold...
Thursday, February 9, 2017/Author: Brad Jones/Number of views (5150)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.4
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