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Club Links

Local Clubs:

Wisconsin Northwoods Adventurers: Rice Lake Wisconsin GPAA Chapter Meet every 2nd Saturday of the month 11am (October or November thru March) on the second floor of [B.S. On Main] 34 N. Main St. Rice Lake, Wisconsin April thru September or October we meet in various outdoor locations (contact us for current schedule) For more information contact: Club President: Mike Wiersma at (715) 833-7603 E-mail: usmike@mchsi.com Web Page:  http://www.northwoodsadventurers.com Greenbush Wisconsin: Wisconsin GPAA Chapter Meeting 2nd Saturday of each month at 3pm in the Fellowship Hall, New Hope U M Church 27797 Center Street Greenbush, WI (across from the Wade House) For more information contact: Ron Smith at (920) 207-4092 Web Page: http://wisgold.org/ Tomah Wisconsin: Wisconsin GPAA Chapter Meeting 3rd Saturday of each month at 1 pm At La Grange Town Hall 22731 Flint Ave. Tomah, WI. (1.8 miles west of Tomah on Hwy 21) For information contact Mike Fait at (715) 384-9265 or E-mail: Mike Fait Midstate Metal Detecting Club: Meeting every 3rd Wednesday at 7 pm At Shooters Bar and Restaurant Hwy 39 & 54 exit Plover, WI Web page: http://midstatemdc.com  For more information contact Rick Gremler (715) 675-7909 or E-mail: Rick Gremler

Local Prospecting Equipment

Dealers Web Pages:

Deerfield Detectors - Steve Miller, Hancock, WI E-mail: stmill@uniontel.net Web Site: https://deerfielddetectors.com/ Doug’s Treasure Den: Doug & Betty Maeder Phone: 715-423-2287 E-mail: thers@wctc.net ProSticker.com - Steve Livernash Phone 715-325-5000 E-mail: prosticker@solarus.net Web Site: http://www.prosticker.com/

Gold Forums:

ICMJ's Prospecting & Mining Journal http://forum.icmj.com Alaska Gold Forum http://bb.bbboy.net/alaskagoldforum

Cool Web Sites:

“NEW for Metal Detectorists” The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to Metal Detecting Very Informational Web Site for beginners and seasoned metal detectorists.  “Rick recommends” https://hobbyhelp.com/metal-detecting/ USA COIN BOOK This site is a vast database of every US coin ever made along with coin values and thousands of high quality example coin images to help collectors and coin hunters identify and value their coins. http://www.usacoinbook.com/  Mindat.org has been running since October 2000 with the aim of building and sharing information about minerals, their properties and where they are found. It is now the world's largest public database of mineral information with an army of worldwide volunteers adding and verifying new information daily.     Mindat.org is free to use. http://www.mindat.org/ GOLDRUSHNUGGETS.COM A neat resource for gold prospectors you might enjoy. The site has a click-able gold map, that has information on gold occurrences in all 50 states. http://www.goldrushnuggets.com/ Recreational Gold Panning in Wisconsin From Wisconsin DNR “in PDF format” Hollands Brook “Metal Detector Selector' http://www.hollandsbrook.com/metal-detector-selector Metal Detector.com http://www.metaldetector.com Detector Prospector http://www.detectorprospector.com Gold Prospectors Association of America GPAA Web Site   PUBLIC LANDS FOR THE PEOPLE  http://www.plp1.org/ P.L.P.  MISSION STATEMENT  "TO REPRESENT AND ASSIST OUTDOOR USER GROUPS AND INDIVIDUALS INTERESTED IN KEEPING PUBLIC AND PRIVATE LANDS OPEN TO PROSPECTING, MINING, AND OUTDOOR RECREATION THROUGH PUBLIC EDUCATION, SCIENTIFIC DATA, AND LEGAL MEANS." Metal Detecting Hobby Talk MDHTALK.org - Metal Detecting Information Repository   Michigan Chapter of G.P.A.A: http://michgpaa.homestead.com/index.html   Prospecting Channel Nice "how to" and instructional videos, also a dealer http://www.prospectingchannel.com/   Gold Miners Headquarters: http://goldminershq.com/index.htm Wisconsin Prospectors: Cool site for gold and rock hounds http://www.wisconsinprospectors.com/   Carl Mauritz - Hunt For Gems: Web Site   Heart of Wisconsin Gem & Mineral Society: http://fromtherockroom.com/ http://www.amfed.org/mwf/states/Wisconsin/HeartofWiscon sin.html  Minerals of Wisconsin: http://www.uwex.edu/wgnhs/MinIndexIntro.htm American Museum of Natural History.  The Nature of Diamonds: www.amnh.org/exhibitions/diamonds/ Nice website for information on midwest gold, ect. :  http://www.midwestprospector.com 24 Hour Spot Chart for Gold:  http://www.kitco.com/charts/livegold.html