Water and Beach Metal Detecting: Interview with Steven Reyes, Best Practices, Tips, and Gear Suggestions.

Water and Beach Metal Detecting: Interview with Steven Reyes, Best Practices, Tips, and Gear Suggestions.

Steven Reyes is an avid beach and water detectorist based in Southern California and frequently detects in Hawaii. Known under the online handles ltr_805 on Instagram, TikTok, and Lost Treasure Recovery on YouTube, he loves metal detecting.  Steven not only pursues this passion for the sheer enjoyment of the find but also undertakes recovery missions,…

First Year Detecting: A Beginner’s Journey into the World of Metal Detecting

First Year Detecting: A Beginner’s Journey into the World of Metal Detecting

I know there’s someone out there reading this who can relate! I feel like the beginning of this should start off like an AA meeting… Hello, I’m Cris, and I have an addiction to metal detecting… Normally, this would start with the around-the-room welcomes. I’ll start off with my share, so to speak. I started…

Interview with Mark Dayton, the Expert Metal Detectorist Behind YouTube’s Brass Medic Channel

Interview with Mark Dayton, the Expert Metal Detectorist Behind YouTube’s Brass Medic Channel

Mark Dayton, a distinguished metal detectorist renowned for his popular YouTube channel, “Brass Medic,” is a stalwart figure in the realm of educational metal detecting content. Proficient across all facets of metal detecting, including relic, gold, park, beach, and meteorite detection, Mark’s comprehensive expertise is evident in his detailed how-to videos and captivating finds. Whether…

Unearthing Excellence: Stef Tanguay’s Journey to Prominence in Metal Detecting

Unearthing Excellence: Stef Tanguay’s Journey to Prominence in Metal Detecting

Stef Tanguay stands out as a prominent figure in the world of metal detecting, particularly known for her exceptional skills and impressive discoveries. As one of the top female detectorists in the hobby, Stef has garnered attention for her remarkable finds, cultivated a successful YouTube channel under the name “Stef Digs,” and built a warm…

Exploring the Minelab Manticore and Minelab Equinox: In-Depth Insights from Ryan McKnight on Differences and Optimal Settings

Exploring the Minelab Manticore and Minelab Equinox: In-Depth Insights from Ryan McKnight on Differences and Optimal Settings

Metal detecting with the Minelab Manticore, Minelab Equinox, and Garrett ACE Apex in Northern California, particularly in the Gold Rush area, Ryan has become highly proficient with all three metal detectors. The location where he lives and detects is rich in history. Ryan’s favorite relic that he has found is a military button. He also…

Interview Metal Detectorist Axel Macon: A True Explorer’s Journey from Coastal Carolina to Smithsonian Stardom

Interview Metal Detectorist Axel Macon: A True Explorer’s Journey from Coastal Carolina to Smithsonian Stardom

Axel’s story begins in the charming coastal town of Carolina Beach, North Carolina, a place steeped in history as the home of Fort Fisher, a legendary fort that stood strong during the Civil War’s final days in the southern United States. In his youth, Axel’s days were filled with surfing local waves and embarking on…

Unearthing History: An Exclusive Interview with Relic Metal Detectorist Matt Connatty of Prince George, BC

Unearthing History: An Exclusive Interview with Relic Metal Detectorist Matt Connatty of Prince George, BC

In the serene landscapes of Prince George, British Columbia, where history lies beneath the surface, Matt Connatty has mastered the art of uncovering the past. As a relic metal detectorist, he’s not just searching for buried treasures; he’s on a mission to resurrect the stories and artifacts that have long been forgotten. In this interview,…

Interview Metal Detector Aftermarket Coil Leader Coiltek

Interview Metal Detector Aftermarket Coil Leader Coiltek

Coiltek is a recognized name in the metal detecting community for making aftermarket coils for metal detectors. The company, which was established in 1996 out of Australia, is well respected by detectorists, serious prospectors, and large mining companies around the world. Trevor Ferraresso, who holds the title of Sales & Technical Director, and has worked…

Interview Detectorist Benjamin Fuselier, Bayou Digs.

Interview Detectorist Benjamin Fuselier, Bayou Digs.

Louisiana Metal Detectorist and Preservationist, Benjamin Fuselier, using the Instagram handle Bayou Digs, finds relics from old buckles, military buttons, pocket watches, locks, three-ring bullets, and older coins.  He currently uses a Minelab Equinox 800 and a Garrett ProPointer AT. Below I interview him, where he shares more about his background in metal detecting, along…