Reno Chris

California Flooding

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Its been a real tough time for residents, but the floods in California should make for some great prospecting this summer.  The photos below show flooding on the north fork of the Yuba River in the Downieville area.

Chris

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JR BOI and dredgernaut like this

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now your in trouble , you were thinking about mining , then you used a mechanized camera to take pictures , look at the water quality issues you created , the law is already on site to discuss your "plan of operation" . lol , nice pics 

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I was only there for a day or so. I was using just a pan. I watched a guy using a homemade sluice made out of plywood with the rough side up and no riffles in it at all. He was just shoveling it in and there was gold all over the plywood.

We went back the next year and were dredging. We found some really nice gold in areas that weren't worked. Not in multiple ounce category but nice gold.

You can see stories on 2 trips at

http://golddredger.com/bdownie1.htm

http://golddredger.com/downieindex.htm

http://golddredger.com/rivercrossing/rivercrossing1.htm

Leonard

 

 

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What about the dredging regs , can you still dredge in Calif , hopefully Trump will resolve that issue , I was in Calif for the 96/97 floods on the Russian river it was a good one ..

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