Wednesday, September 13, 2017/Author: Anna B. Wroblewska/Number of views (2929)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Loss of a Legend: Jerry Keene Tribute

Loss of a Legend: Jerry Keene Tribute

The mining community has lost legend Jerry Keene, the well-known patriarch of the Keene Engineering empire. He passed away July 14 at the age of 83 from heart failure.
Wednesday, September 13, 2017/Author: BRAD JONES/Number of views (291)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Stuart Auerbach (1932 - 2017)

Stuart Auerbach (1932 - 2017)

Founder of Kellyco started metal detecting for coins at Iwo Jima during the Korean Conflict

“I can remember when I was nine or 10 years old. I was raised in New York City, and every summer we used to go out to places like Rockaway Beach and Jones Beach. I remember vividly in one of...
Saturday, September 2, 2017/Author: Brad Jones/Number of views (502)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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GPAA Tech – Ten Years in the Making

GPAA Tech – Ten Years in the Making

Giving local attention to a national membership base

My first day working for the GPAA was a very exciting day in my life. I had grown up around this organization from the age of about 9, and looked up to those who were involved at the time like they...
Monday, July 10, 2017/Author: Brandon Johnson/Number of views (1947)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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GPAA Publications – An Interactive Online Experience

GPAA Publications – An Interactive Online Experience

Gold Prospectors magazine and the Pick & Shovel Gazette have been accessible online for a couple years, but just recently has viewing these publications on the web been an interactive...
Thursday, July 6, 2017/Author: GPAA Staff/Number of views (2302)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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A Field Test: MINELAB GOLD MONSTER 1000

A Field Test: MINELAB GOLD MONSTER 1000

Minelab displays great confidence in their new detector by the name alone

When Minelab dealers and various media outlets from around the world attended the recent Minelab Worldwide Dealer Conference in Las Vegas, Nev., we were introduced to what Minelab described as a...
Thursday, April 27, 2017/Author: Kevin Hoagland/Number of views (10226)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.2
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FLOOD GOLD!

FLOOD GOLD!

Auspicious Prospects

After years of drought, prospectors in the California Mother Lode and Desert Southwest are preparing their packs and checking over their mining equipment for the deluge of flood gold that is sure...
Wednesday, March 15, 2017/Author: Brad Jones/Number of views (10277)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.4
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GOLD FEVER: Boo Coo and ‘the Volkswagen’

GOLD FEVER: Boo Coo and ‘the Volkswagen’

The first time I met David “Boo Coo” Haas was at the Lost Dutchman’s Mining Association camp at Italian Bar in California back in the early ’80s. I had seen Boo Coo around...
Friday, March 10, 2017/Author: Tom Massie/Number of views (7804)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 3.2
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Eye in the Sky

Eye in the Sky

Finding quartz float, old diggings with a drone

There are thousands of miles of dirt roads in California’s gold country, and quartz outcroppings are a common sight. This can be exciting for the prospector who recognizes that quartz and...
Thursday, January 5, 2017/Author: Neal and Sam Bolton/Number of views (5367)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 3.0
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Memories of Boo Coo

Memories of Boo Coo

Some parting words for our ol’ friend

David “Boo Coo” Haas passed away Dec. 10 in Texas. He was 84. He was a close friend of GPAA-LDMA founder George Buzzard Massie and a contributor to Gold...
Tuesday, December 20, 2016/Author: GPAA/Number of views (6798)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.0
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