Tips for Metal Detecting in the Surf

Tips for Metal Detecting in the Surf

It takes practice to get used to metal detecting in the surf and retrieving targets. One must learn how to work with the waves, shoddy visibility, and sometimes moving targets. Personally, because of the risks, I tend to detect the surf when it is safer to do so, small none fears waves if recreationally detecting….

Did You Know Anderson Detector Shafts  Sells More Than Shafts?

Did You Know Anderson Detector Shafts  Sells More Than Shafts?

Anderson Detector Shafts is well known for their carbon fiber shafts, but did you know they sell other metal detecting and detector accessories? From quality replacement arm cuffs to coil bolt kits and more. A couple of items besides shafts that detectorists should take note of Anderson selling are as follows: Metal Made Arm Cuffs…

Interview with Detectorists R Dogg Treasure Hunter

Interview with Detectorists R Dogg Treasure Hunter

One of my metal detecting buddies said I need to interview Detectorist and YouTuber R Dogg Treasure Hunter. Of course, I had to reach out with my British Columbia, Canadian roots, knowing R Dogg, and detecting a lot on the west coast of Canada. I definitely was delighted he responded and was open to being…

How to Get Metal Detecting Permissions without Door Knocking. Interview Jim Winter the Driftless Digger

How to Get Metal Detecting Permissions without Door Knocking. Interview Jim Winter the Driftless Digger

Securing a metal detecting permission, especially good permissions as a detectorist, is a big score. Jim Winter, known as the Driftless Digger, of southwest Wisconsin, makes it seem effortless. He has over 75 permissions, many on historic land, and he is letting me pick his brain and learn how to more easily obtain metal detecting…

Interview Detectorist Dick Stout. Discussing the Future of Recreational Metal Detecting

Interview Detectorist Dick Stout. Discussing the Future of Recreational Metal Detecting

Dick Stout started metal detecting in the early 70s in New Jersey, then moved to Texas to work for Garrett, which was short-lived when they downsized two years later. Along the way, he founded the Federation of Metal Detector and Archaeological Clubs, Inc. (FMDAC), which is dedicated to the preservation, promotion, and protection of the…

Metal Detecting Rivers and Creeks, Interview Brian Cerniglia

Metal Detecting Rivers and Creeks, Interview Brian Cerniglia

Metal detecting rivers and creeks can be a lot of fun, especially if you understand where to look and how to go about it. Brian Cerniglia has been metal detecting for 30 years and is very well versed and successful at detecting creeks and rivers. He detects mostly around Vine Grove, Kentucky, using the XP…

Finding Lost Rings and Jewelry – Recoveries with Expert Metal Detectorist John Favano

Finding Lost Rings and Jewelry – Recoveries with Expert Metal Detectorist John Favano

Detectorist John Favano is often the first one they call in South New Jersey if a ring, necklace, keys, phone, or other metal item is lost and needs to be found. John has been doing recoveries for over 6 years, reuniting over 185 items with their owners. He has been featured in several news broadcasts,…

Tips from Advanced Metal Detectorists to Help You Find More Treasure 

Tips from Advanced Metal Detectorists to Help You Find More Treasure 

The metal detecting tips below are a collection of quotes from advanced detectorists. Enjoy and happy detecting. Advice on Purchasing and Learning a Metal Detector Buy a metal detector that suits the needs of what you want to find. Don’t go cheap. For example, if you want to find silver coins, buy a high-end detector…

CKG Sand Scoop for Beach Metal Detecting

CKG Sand Scoop for Beach Metal Detecting

If you are in the United States and want to beach detect but need an affordable sand scoop, definitely consider CKG. Their scoops are affordable and easy to obtain via their corporate website or from Amazon, and if in stock, quick shipping. I should also mention that CKG offers free shipping if ordered directly from…