How the Detecting Community Comes Together, Interview Teen Detectorists Linden with a Minelab Go-Find

How the Detecting Community Comes Together, Interview Teen Detectorists Linden with a Minelab Go-Find

This metal detecting story and detectorist melts my heart. It shows the compassion and selflessness of the metal detecting community on many levels and across countries. Linden is the son of Cheryl, and the nephew of Drew, who I went to high school with in Vancouver, Canada. With classmates keeping connections over the years through…

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,…