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Gold panning....

Postby Packtofish » Thu Feb 23, 2012 10:32 pm

Anybody ever packed and tried panning in the backcountry? I grew up outside of Yosemite and used to pan the creeks as a kid, but never tried up high. Wonder if it would be worth strapping one to the pack....



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Re: Gold panning....

Postby bluefintu » Thu Feb 23, 2012 10:50 pm

I panned for gold when I was a kid, I think we found some, it was a loong time ago. I have no idea where it went. San Gabriel River east fork if I remember right. People still pan for gold now. It sure may pay off now days. Good luck prospecting !!!
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Re: Gold panning....

Postby rlown » Thu Feb 23, 2012 11:30 pm

posted this a few ago: viewtopic.php?f=9&t=7418
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Re: Gold panning....

Postby bluefintu » Thu Feb 23, 2012 11:41 pm

Sorry, didn't see it. Good topic though.
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Re: Gold panning....

Postby Packtofish » Fri Feb 24, 2012 9:06 pm

Great info in that thread, i did a search but didnt see it. Thanks rlown.
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