Great day at the International Sportsman Expo in Sacramento

Quite a day at the International Sportsman Expo in Sacramento today!We partnered with two non-profit fishing groups as they are fed up with over-regulation and see the benefit in uniting like we do. We spent over an hour with CA Department of Fish and Wildlife explaining how a suction dredge works, the benefit to the […]

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New videos coming…..

We are actively working on part 2 and 3 of the Alaska dredge trip and have completed shooting the “how to file a mining claim” video series. This video will show from start, to finish how to research, file, mark and maintain a mining claim. We are excited to have completed filming and release should […]

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More on suction dredging in CA

Dredging California and permits: This may be one of the things the CA Water Board is working on and partially responsible for the delay. I finally got a call back from them yesterday and was told the NPDES permit department had their staff cut from 6 down to 2. Then they were told to focus […]

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USFS in Montana hides decision in Forest Plan

This is pretty telling. While publishing to the Federal Register is automatic, this particular forest is not publishing their decision. Politics? We think YES. MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — The public is unable to view final updates to a northwestern Montana forest management plan due to the federal government shutdown. The Missoulian reports Flathead National Forest Supervisor Chip […]

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Dredging California

Well I hope everyone is as frustrated with the CAWB (California Water Board) as we are over the supposed dredge permitting proposal they were supposed to release by now. We have sent them 11 emails, 14 phone calls and we know Jim Rankin, French Gulch Mining District President has done at least as much attempted […]

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USFS proposing making another million acres wilderness.

News from the Wilderness FrontHot off the press, courtesy of the Challis Messenger. The news story linked below was printed about a month after the December 13th meeting sponsored by the Forest Service to present their findings regarding areas under consideration for additional Wilderness designation. According to the 2012 Planning Rule, Forest Management Act and […]

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Do you want to win a new dredge?

Here’s a short video of some of the things we are giving away at our dinner in Merced on December 1st. Book your tickets by clicking on the dinner tab on our home screen.

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This is the definition of irony: Fishermen sue harbor for not dredging

Humboldt Bay Harbor is being sued by two fishing groups because they haven’t dredged it since 2006, even though they purchased a million dollar dredge for that very purpose.   Read the story here:  

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