Interview with Author and Detectorist Terry Shannon

Interview with Author and Detectorist Terry Shannon

Terry Shannon is a recognized name in the metal detecting community. His love of the hobby shines through the books and videos he has authored. Recently, he released his fourth and fifth books titled “Turf to Surf” and “Metal Detecting a Beginner’s Guide“. If you haven’t read “Turf to Surf” yet, it highlights Terry’s detecting…

Hints and Tips Using the Nokta Legend Metal Detector for Park and Relic Detecting. Interview Clark Army

Hints and Tips Using the Nokta Legend Metal Detector for Park and Relic Detecting. Interview Clark Army

The Legend metal detector by Nokta is an excellent machine for the price. Its build, quality, and tech put it in the class of the Minelab Equinox line and XP Deus and Deus II.  A multi-frequency detector for detecting parks, relics, beaches, and gold prospecting. From easy-to-understand stock settings or very customizable settings, The Legend…

Interview with Metal Detectorists Amanda AKA Instagram @More_Than_Ore

Interview with Metal Detectorists Amanda AKA Instagram @More_Than_Ore

It is always important to have metal detecting buddies for safety. It is especially important if you are a female detectorist. Amanda reached out to me on Instagram to see if we could detect together. I heard about her through another local detectorist about six months earlier, but didn’t know much about her. The first…

A Metal Detectorists Guide to Finding History in Places that Lack It

A Metal Detectorists Guide to Finding History in Places that Lack It

The key to success in metal detecting is the research you put into picking the spots you choose to detect. The majority of intermediate to advanced detectorists already know and use Topo Maps and Historical Aerials. However, we are going to discuss taking the research beyond the common ways most detectorists use and discovering the…

Tips for Cache Hunting – Interview Treasure Hunter Dennis Wynne

Tips for Cache Hunting – Interview Treasure Hunter Dennis Wynne

Have you been asked to find a treasure cache, either coins or jewelry or both, with your metal detector because a family member or local told you about a treasure cache that needs to be found on their property? Or could it be that you are chasing one of the many documented, lost treasures that…

Successful Civil War Relic Hunting a Primer for Beginners – Part 1

Successful Civil War Relic Hunting a Primer for Beginners – Part 1

Sooner or later, a lot of beginner metal detectorists see artifacts from the Civil War found by other metal detectorists and, as a result, find themselves also wanting to search for and recover some of those amazing relics from a most traumatic period of our history when the United States went to war with ourselves….

Advanced Tips for Metal Detecting Park for Older Coins and Targets – Interview Jason Flicker

Advanced Tips for Metal Detecting Park for Older Coins and Targets – Interview Jason Flicker

When it comes to metal detecting, not all parks produce old coins and targets. To find them, especially in newer urban areas, one must seek out older parks and, even more so, older ground in those parks. Learning where the older parks are isn’t enough, especially in areas with a larger population of good detectorists,…

Tips and Tricks for Advanced Metal Detecting with the Garrett ACE 400

Tips and Tricks for Advanced Metal Detecting with the Garrett ACE 400

Having used the Garrett ACE 400 metal detector for a few years now alongside my ACE Apex, I have gained a better understanding of the metal detector that is considered a beginner to intermediate-level machine.  I have uncovered some incredible relics and coins other metal detectors have missed and gained a deep understanding of how…

Tips for Metal Detecting Gold Nuggets – Interview Matt Savage

Tips for Metal Detecting Gold Nuggets – Interview Matt Savage

Metal detecting for gold nuggets is one of the most challenging types of detecting to do. Learning to run a Very Low Frequency (VLF) detector in very mineralized ground challenges even the best of detectorists. Matt Savage lives in Northern California and enjoys gold nugget detecting. Using the Minelab Equinox 800 and the Gold Monster…