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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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Durikai Fossicking Area.


Holiday break at Christmas is a great time to get out for a dig. This year has been pleasantly cool, with the temperatures below 30 degrees most of the time. I’ve been out for two days so far. Loving it. … 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 Dig.


Just been away for the weekend. Travelled to Durikai Forest area for a dig, with a friend. We left early on Saturday morning, travelling  three hours to our location, west of Warwick. Booking into the camp ground, we headed to … 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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The Secrets of a Sluice, or Sluicing for Dummies.


As hard as it may seem, there’s not to much to it. Operating a sluice is as easy as you want to make it. There are only two requirements to operate a sluice. First, running water, second, gold bearing ground. … Continue reading

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Weekend Break.


I met up with a group of people on Friday, some friends, some members of the prospecting club, others I hadn’t met before. Our group at the camp ground numbered twelve, with another only staying for Saturday. One of the … Continue reading

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