They are Buried in the Fence Row – Field Permissions and Lessons Learned

They are Buried in the Fence Row – Field Permissions and Lessons Learned

Disappointment to Joy, In the Same Day Some requests for metal detecting permissions don’t always go the way you want them to, well at first. In fact, this particular “quest for treasure” at this site started with a rejection!  Yes a rejection.  I have been researching this particular township near me in Michigan the better…

Metal Detecting Mystery: How Did a Decades-Old Ring Travel 4,000 Miles Without Its Owner?

Metal Detecting Mystery: How Did a Decades-Old Ring Travel 4,000 Miles Without Its Owner?

On Friday, the 27th of March, Marco Hautakoski was metal detecting with his best friend from high school, Jetro Minkkinen, at a large park in Helsinki Finland. Metal detecting is their passion, but also something to do since Finland like most countries were restricting peoples movement and encouraging social distance to limit the spread of…

Dear Person Giving Me the Stink Eye While I Metal Detect

Dear Person Giving Me the Stink Eye While I Metal Detect

Yes I see you, giving me and my detectorist friends that look as we are metal detecting in your line of sight. Some of you even snap pictures, and post them on Instagram or Twitter with a  comment like “Beach Better Have My Money” or some other overused phrase. Some pull your kids away like…