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Gympie Public Fossicking Area.


I’ve been giving this place a good run over the last three weekends. You can not just wash a pan full of dirt, and expect to find a pan full of gold. Like every thing in life it’s a struggle. Effort … Continue reading

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Where to Gold Pan? ( North )


There are a few locations around Brisbane to try gold panning. All require a road trip of at least three hours travel time. These spots are designated fossicking areas or allow fossicking as an activity, on their properties. First I’ll … Continue reading

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Weekend Gold.


Last weekend broke a gold drought for me. Things had been quiet for a while, whether it has been the heat, or just lack of effort on my behalf. The last six months or so, had produced little in the … Continue reading

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Thanes Creek Trip.


Just back from Thanes Creek, south-west Queensland. Tried prospecting in different locations looking for gold, without any success. Can’t find gold all the time. I did get some good photo’s….. It rained several time over the weekend, but the rain … Continue reading

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Agricola, the Broken Dream.


The old gold mine of “Agricola” is located within the boundaries of Conondale National Park, near the town of Kenilworth, approximately 100 kilometres North West of Brisbane. Kenilworth lies on a tourist route through the Sunshine Coast hinterland, in pristine … Continue reading

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Signs of the Times.


This signs tells it’s own tale. Everybody should lessen to it.

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Sluicing Gold


Last weekend I met up with Paul, a fellow gold fossicker. I’d arranged to show him a spot on the creek I’d been working. We met at the caravan park, and headed off to the creek. After showing Paul where … Continue reading

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