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  1. Minelab Pro Gold Premium Panning Kit 30110325 Image 1

    Minelab Pro-Gold Premium Panning Kit

    Sku: 237-30110325
    Includes 15" Dual Riffle Pan, 10" Single Riffle Pan, Hex-Mesh Classifier, Convertible Carry Bag and Invaluable Gold Prospecting Accessories Learn More
  2. Deluxe Gold Trap Gold Panning Kit Image 1

    Garrett Deluxe Gold Trap Gold Panning Kit

    Sku: 14-1651410
    Includes 4 Gold Pans, Gold Guzzler Suction Bottle, Pair of Tweezers/Magnifier, 2 Gold Vials, 1 Instructional Booklet and a Gold Panning Instructional DVD Learn More
  3. Gold Trap Gold Panning Kit Image 1

    Garrett Gold Trap Gold Panning Kit

    Sku: 14-1651310
    Includes 3 Gold Pans, Gold Guzzler Suction Bottle, Pair of Tweezers / Magnifier, 2 Gold Vials and Instruction Booklet Learn More
  4. Fisher Gold Panning Kit GOLDKIT1 Image 1

    Fisher Gold Prospecting Kit

    Sku: 12-GOLDKIT1

    Designed for the beginner gold prospector

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  5. White's Treasure Hunting Kit 8028071 Image 1

    White's Treasure Hunting Kit

    Sku: 960-8028071
    Includes Various Tools and Accessories to Get Started with the Treasure Hunting Hobby Learn More
  6. Paydirt in a gold pan

    GoldBay Paydirt Sample Bag with 1/4 Gram of Gold

    Sku: 4622-camopd
    This 1.5-pound sample bag of paydirt is great for beginners who want an inexpensive way to try out gold panning! Guaranteed to have 1/4 gram of gold. Learn More
  7. Gold Cube 12-Volt Pump PUMP Image 1

    Gold Cube Pump

    Sku: 1188-PUMP
    Electric Bilge Pump That Can Pump 1100 Gallons Per Hour Learn More
  8. Keene Classify Screen HBCS Image 1

    Keene Classify Screen

    Sku: 554-HBCS
    Screen is for Use with the A51 and A52 Sluice Box Learn More
  9. Keene 4" Suction Hose Dredging Tip ST4 Image 1

    Keene 4" Suction Hose Dredging Tip

    Sku: 554-ST4
    Constructed of Plated Steel and Features a Rolled Tip which will Reduce Rock Jams by up to 20% Learn More
  10. Keene 3" Suction Hose Dredging Tip ST3 Image 1

    Keene 3" Suction Hose Dredging Tip

    Sku: 554-ST3
    Constructed of Plated Steel and Features a Rolled Tip which will Reduce Rock Jams by up to 20% Learn More
  11. Keene 2" Jet Flare Adapter STE2F Image 1

    Keene 2" Jet Flare Adapter

    Sku: 554-STE2F
    A Necessary Component when Adapting a 2" Jet Flare to a A52 Sluice Box Learn More
  12. Keene 5" Suction Hose Dredging Tip ST5 Image 1

    Keene 5" Suction Hose Dredging Tip

    Sku: 554-ST5
    Constructed Out of Plated Steel and Has a Rolled Edge Learn More
  13. Keene Dredging Riffle A51DR Image 1

    Keene A51 Dredging Riffle

    Sku: 554-A51DR
    Deep Sluice Riffle Tray for Use with the A51 Mini Sluice Box in your Conversion 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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