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 (8445)/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 (6448)/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 (6601)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.4
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GPAA launches online Mining Guide

GPAA launches online Mining Guide

Leveraging the knowledge, experience of all members

For years now, members have been asking about getting online access to the GPAA Claims Club Membership Mining Guide. In the past, updated versions of the Mining Guide were released...
Friday, January 20, 2017/Author: Brandon Johnson/Number of views (13641)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.0
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Eye in the Sky

Eye in the Sky

Finding quartz float, old diggings with a drone

There are thousands of miles of dirt roads in California’s gold country, and quartz outcroppings are a common sight. This can be exciting for the prospector who recognizes that quartz and...
Thursday, January 5, 2017/Author: Neal and Sam Bolton/Number of views (5877)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 3.0
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Memories of Boo Coo

Memories of Boo Coo

Some parting words for our ol’ friend

David “Boo Coo” Haas passed away Dec. 10 in Texas. He was 84. He was a close friend of GPAA-LDMA founder George Buzzard Massie and a contributor to Gold...
Tuesday, December 20, 2016/Author: GPAA/Number of views (7154)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.0
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HIGHER FREQUENCY DETECTING WITH THE GOLD BUG 2

HIGHER FREQUENCY DETECTING WITH THE GOLD BUG 2

Fisher Research Labs offers tried-and-true technology

When it comes to gold fever, there’s no doubt that Ken Martinez has a bad case of it. And, when it comes to metal detectors, he’s been feelin’ the bite of the Fisher Gold Bug...
Monday, December 5, 2016/Author: Brad Jones/Number of views (7610)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 3.3
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NUGGET SHOOTER: Hunt like you mean it!

NUGGET SHOOTER: Hunt like you mean it!

Load up with know-how at Bill Southern’s detecting seminars

If there’s one ornament Bill Southern does not want to see hanging in your home this holiday season it’s a “closet ornament” in the form of a high-dollar metal...
Wednesday, November 30, 2016/Author: Sarah Reijonen/Number of views (5979)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Turbopan more than just spin

Turbopan more than just spin

Necessity, it has been said, is the mother of invention. But sometimes, the invention part can come years later, depending on when one can find the time to tinker and actually make it happen. So...
Monday, November 14, 2016/Author: Brad Jones/Number of views (4459)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.6
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A Prospector’s Paradise

A Prospector’s Paradise

The end of the road is just the beginning in Fairbanks

If adventure begins where the pavement ends, then driving from the Lower 48 to the end of the Alaska Highway has to be the ultimate road trip. And, what lies at the end of the road is a...
Friday, November 4, 2016/Author: Brad Jones/Number of views (4802)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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