Prospecting Forum

Steve Herschbach will moderate the newly named Prospecting Forum.

Steve is a life-long Alaskan who got started prospecting and metal detecting in 1972. He became a dealer for metal detecting and prospecting equipment in 1976 and has for decades answered almost any question imaginable on the subjects. Steve has always kept a prospecting business as a sideline and currently has mining claims through three different partnerships. He has used virtually every model of prospecting detector and has thousands of hours of experience with suction dredges. Steve and his partner sold their business to their employees in 2010 and so he is now focusing his efforts on his new website at


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Steve or others with experience

by Rebel1
1,516 410/08/2015 05:24PM
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took mike's hand trommel and added a spray bar system Jpeg Attachments

by amcjavelin
5,133 1010/04/2015 07:24PM
Last Post by amcjavelin

WTB Thomas Creek Top Runner II stream sluice Jpeg Attachments

by amcjavelin
1,988 409/27/2015 08:33AM
Last Post by tvanwho

videos on using jig for heavy metal

by Jim in Idaho
1,259 209/17/2015 02:05PM
Last Post by au79

I met Brett Foster!

by Pyledriver
1,327 209/11/2015 07:06AM
Last Post by doc holiday

Gold Porn Video Attachments

by montereymacgyver
2,857 209/11/2015 07:04AM
Last Post by doc holiday

Metal Detecting/Prospecting "Blankets"

by Lenmcgold
2,262 308/19/2015 05:06PM
Last Post by SirCupajo

Any minelab 7000 users .Good-bad

by Hobby
3,540 907/28/2015 02:54AM
Last Post by norvic

AMRA dredgers back on Idaho claims

by salmonriverhotrock
1,160 107/26/2015 02:50PM
Last Post by salmonriverhotrock

Gold in Alberta Canada?

by MattBullSummerville
1,127 207/25/2015 11:32AM
Last Post by Flintstone

Finding Nevada Gold With GPZ 7000 Jpeg Attachments URL

by steve herschbach
1,945 307/15/2015 09:27PM
Last Post by MattBullSummerville

Question for Steve (or anyone).....

by D&P-OR
1,953 407/04/2015 07:27AM
Last Post by D&P-OR

gettin the gold hog mini set up into a dredge! Jpeg Attachments

by amcjavelin
5,045 1006/22/2015 07:57PM
Last Post by tvanwho

Well no gold today but some cool falls pics! Jpeg Attachments

by amcjavelin
4,224 906/09/2015 02:16PM
Last Post by amcjavelin

"Big Green Trommel"

by Lenmcgold
2,481 506/07/2015 10:20AM
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Wow ! got a Tesoro Diablo Umax .   (Pages: 1 2)

by Bobbylikesgold
17,951 2606/04/2015 06:42PM
Last Post by amberjack

Falcon MD-20 Gold Tracker

by salmonriverhotrock
6,033 705/24/2015 09:16AM
Last Post by snakejim

Steve Great Article in the current GPAA Gold Prospector

by parrott
1,606 205/14/2015 09:46AM
Last Post by steve herschbach

dumb question

by farmer85j
2,133 404/30/2015 08:45AM
Last Post by mudpuppy


by petejohnson
2,972 704/25/2015 12:29PM
Last Post by Reno Chris

Gold Cube

by berryman
12,101 1004/09/2015 03:27PM
Last Post by KarlGrath

Coming to Alaska

by Woodysak
2,223 204/06/2015 10:31PM
Last Post by alaskatravelpros

Selling a new GPX 5000 - need help pricing

by topazguy
1,788 304/05/2015 10:21AM
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TDI SL Pro Prospector Kit Jpeg Attachments

by pistolpete
1,518 104/04/2015 09:25PM
Last Post by pistolpete

Charles Garrett passes away! URL

by snakejim
1,343 104/04/2015 02:22PM
Last Post by snakejim

Looking to buy a nugget

by Digger Bob
1,943 303/21/2015 02:34PM
Last Post by Reno Chris

Colorado trip next week

1,790 303/20/2015 10:23AM
Last Post by doc holiday


by Joe(TX)
1,680 203/19/2015 08:23AM
Last Post by Hoser John

Brawn Highbanker

by "Bear Creek Bill"
3,972 703/17/2015 03:11PM
Last Post by Mega

Large nugget found URL

by Mick H
2,219 303/13/2015 02:50AM
Last Post by david.di