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  1. Garrett 10.5" Gravity Trap Pan 1650100 Image 1

    Garrett 10" BackPacker Gold Pan

    $7.95
    Sku: 14-1650100
    10" in Diameter. Perfect for Gold Panning, Gold Spotting and Removal of Black Sand Learn More
  2. Garrett 14" Classifier / Sifter Gold Pan 1650200 Image 1

    Garrett 14" Classifier / Sifter Gold Pan

    $7.95
    Sku: 14-1650200
    14" in Diameter. Wet or Dry Classification Sifts Coins, Jewelry and Relics Learn More
  3. Garrett 14" Gravity Trap Prospector Gold Pan 1650001 Image 1

    Garrett 14" Gravity Trap Prospector Gold Pan

    $8.95
    Sku: 14-1650001
    Features a 90° Riffled Design that Ensures Safe, Sure, Rapid Gold Recovery in Wet or Dry Conditions Learn More
  4. Garrett 15" Supersluice Gold Pan 1650400 Image 1

    Garrett 15" Supersluice Gold Pan

    $9.95
    Sku: 14-1650400
    15" in Diameter. Guaranteed to Hold Gold Better than Any Other Pan Available Learn More
  5. Kellyco Gold Guzzler Bottle 1650300 Image 1

    Garrett Gold Guzzler Bottle

    $3.95
    Sku: 14-1650300
    Use this Bottle to "Vacuum Up" the Smallest Gold Nuggets and Gold Flakes Learn More
  6. Garrett Gold Vial 1650700 Image 1

    Garrett Gold Vial

    $3.95
    Sku: 14-1650700
    Will Keep Any Small Gold Find Safe and Give you a Place to Test it’s Quality Learn More
  7. Keene 3-Stage Gold Pan 10" GPB10 Image 1

    Keene 3-Stage Gold Pan 10"

    $6.95
    Sku: 554-GPB10
    Deep Ribs for Quick Panning and Small Panning Ribs for Fast Final Panning of Small Gold Nuggets and Flakes. 10" in Diameter Learn More
  8. Fisher 10" Gold Pan 10GOLDPAN Image 1

    Fisher 10" Gold Pan

    Was: $9.95

    On Sale: $6.95

    Sku: 12-10GOLDPAN
    10" in Diameter. Perfect for Gold Panning, Gold Spotting and Black Sand Removal Learn More
  9. Minelab 10" PRO-GOLD Single Riffle Pan Image 1

    Minelab 10" Pro-Gold Single Riffle Pan

    $6.99
    Sku: 237-30110327
    10" Single Riffle Pan Combines 90° Riffles and a Flat Sidewall for Faster Sifting Learn More
  10. Keene 3-Stage Gold Pan 12" GPB12 Image 1

    Keene 3-Stage Gold Pan 12"

    $7.95
    Sku: 554-GPB12
    Deep Ribs for Quick Panning and Small Panning Ribs for Fast Final Panning of Small Gold Nuggets and Flakes. 12" in Diameter Learn More
  11. Fisher 14" Gold Pan 14GOLDPAN Image 1

    Fisher 14" Gold Pan

    Was: $11.95

    On Sale: $7.95

    Sku: 12-14GOLDPAN
    14" in Diameter. Perfect for Gold Panning, Gold Spotting and Black Sand Removal Learn More
  12. Keene Gold Magnet Sand Extractor 28 Image 1

    Keene Gold Magnet Sand Extractor

    $8.50
    Sku: 554-28
    Extracts Magnetic Sand from Gold Concentrate Learn More
  13. Keene 3-Stage Gold Pan 14" GPB14 Image 1

    Keene 3-Stage Gold Pan 14"

    $8.95
    Sku: 554-GPB14
    Deep Ribs for Quick Panning and Small Panning Ribs for Fast Final Panning of Small Gold Nuggets and Flakes. 14" in Diameter Learn More
  14. 14" Gold Trap Gold Pan Image 1

    Garrett 14" Gold Trap Gold Pan

    $8.95
    Sku: 14-1651100
    Offset Design with 33% More Floor Area Delivers Improved Gold Panning Performance Learn More
  15. Keene 3-Stage Gold Pan 16" GPB16 Image 1

    Keene 3-Stage Gold Pan 16"

    $9.95
    Sku: 554-GPB16
    Deep Ribs for Quick Panning and Small Panning Ribs for Fast Final Panning of Small Gold Nuggets and Flakes. 16" in Diameter Learn More
  16. Kellyco Clay Be Gone Solution GMCG Image 1

    Keene Clay Be Gone Solution

    $9.95
    Sku: 554-GMCG
    Drops Clay and Suspended Material from Water in Seconds Learn More

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What Type of Equipment Do I Need for Gold Prospecting?

Prospecting for gold does call for the right tools and accessories, which will not only make your prospecting easier, but may also improve your productivity. If you are a new prospector, the following list of prospecting gear will help you get started:

  • Rubber boots – You’re going to encounter plenty of water when you’re prospecting. Rubber boots are an essential. Knee-high to hip-high, depending on where you prospect, will work best.
  • Gold pan – This is the most important piece of equipment for gold prospecting. Choose one that is 12”-14” to get started.
  • Classifying sieve – These will help speed up the efficiency of your panning.
  • Hand pick – You will use this tool to break apart rock to get at cracks and crevices that may be gold-bearing.
  • Rock hammer – Another tool that will help you get further into rocky areas that may contain gold.
  • Hand shovel – A small hand shovel is a must for scooping gravel into your gold pan.
  • Magnifying glass or loupe – A magnifying glass or jeweler’s loupe will make examining gold specimens that you find.
  • Small vials – You have to have something to put your gold finds in. Small vials or bottles work great.
  • Tweezers – Some gold nuggets aren’t more than flake. Having tweezers on hand will make it much easier to pick out and add to your gold vial.
  • Backpack – You have to have a good backpack that will accommodate all of your prospecting gear.

As you become more skilled at gold prospecting, you may want to consider the following:

  • Sluice – A sluice (even a small one) will help you process much more material than you can with a gold pan alone.
  • Dredge – A dredge is a piece of equipment that uses a water pump to suck up water and gravel and then inject the material into a sluice.
  • Dry washer – A dry washer is like a dredge, but it uses air, rather than water, to capture gold. This type of equipment is often used in desert areas where there is little water.

Where Can I Prospect for Gold Legally?

There is a lot of land in the United States where prospecting isn’t allowed. Land that is privately owned by corporations, trusts, institutions, and individuals can be prospected if you obtain explicit permission from the land owner. County-level governments in most states will allow you to get information about land ownership and boundary information, so that you can obtain permission.

Can I Actually Make Money Prospecting?

There is no doubt that gold prospecting is becoming more and more popular – especially with recent reality shows that highlight gold prospecting on television. But, does anyone ever really make any money by prospecting? The simple answer is, yes! There is gold to be found, and gold prices have continued to increase over time, so making money is a possibility. Just how much depends on many factors including the research you do to find potential prospecting sites, how much time you invest, what type of equipment you use, and where you are prospecting.

With Kellyco prospecting equipment you will get the best results possible for the areas you prospect. Let us help you put a gold prospecting kit together, so you can get started.

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