Joined Feb 12 2010
Eastbay Gold Prospecting & Treasure Hunting Club
Retired carpenter, Oct 2009, needed a new hobby so I bought a gold pan and started reading online, I practiced at home with some small pieces of lead that I painted gold and mixed with sand and gravel. I have been to the Bear and American Rivers a few times and found a little color using a pan only. I just bought a Keene sluice box and I am waiting for the weather so I can get out and learn how to use it. I also found a used Desert Fox on Craigslist and have been learning to process concentrates with that.
Once I got it set correctly it works great.