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,…

Exploring the Depths: An Interview with Lost Item Recovery Diving Specialist Jeff Morgan on Finding Rings in Zero Visibility

Exploring the Depths: An Interview with Lost Item Recovery Diving Specialist Jeff Morgan on Finding Rings in Zero Visibility

When a valuable item like a ring, phone, watch, wallet, boat propeller or any other item of value takes an unexpected plunge into the waters in the Great Pacific North West Region, Jeff Morgan, the Seattle Ring Hunter is the first person many turn to. With a quick call, he gears up, grabs his metal…

Beach Metal Detecting Tips,  Interview Brian Mayer Detectorist of 48+ Years

Beach Metal Detecting Tips,  Interview Brian Mayer Detectorist of 48+ Years

Brian Mayer has been metal detecting for 48 years. It all started in 1975 when a friend of his, in high school, showed civil war relics they found detecting with his dad. Seeing the relics sparked Brian’s interest in metal detecting. The friend would lend him an extra Whites metal detector, and he started detecting….

Interview with Detectorist Truls Warhuus, Digging Norwegian History

Interview with Detectorist Truls Warhuus, Digging Norwegian History

If you follow Truls Warhuus on Instagram or TikTok, you will be impressed by his metal detecting finds. Truls focuses on detecting Viking Age relics and coins and is really good at it.  Living in the countryside of Norway, Truls is surrounded by fields, lakes, and canals to metal detect. As a result, he is…

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…

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…

Interview with Metal Detectorist Ryan Fazekas and Co-Owner of Anderson Detector Shafts

Interview with Metal Detectorist Ryan Fazekas and Co-Owner of Anderson Detector Shafts

Anderson Detector Shafts is a recognized name by most seasoned metal detectorists. They are a leading aftermarket parts company in the hobby. I am honored to interview Ryan Fazekas a Co-Owner of Anderson Detector Shafts to learn more about the company, products, and Ryan’s metal detecting skills. About Anderson Detector Shafts How long has the…

Interview Detectorist and Recovery Specialist Alison Walker

Interview Detectorist and Recovery Specialist Alison Walker

Alison Walker, a metal detectorist from Ontario, Canada, has been on my radar for some time to interview. I have followed her from afar and felt she could have a lot of knowledge to share for budding and advanced metal detectorists.  Alison does recoveries along with metal detecting at beaches, lakes, streams, parks, woods, yards,…

Interview Metal Detectorist Tom Tanner

Interview Metal Detectorist Tom Tanner

For those who frequent the Friendly Metal Detecting Forum, you have probably seen Tom Tanner’s informative posts. Tom is very experienced in metal detecting on both land and beach in California, with a special niche of Central to Northern California. His knowledge and finds impress even seasoned metal detectorists. How many years have you been metal…