Saturday, April 18, 2009

It's an All-Turkey Weekend

I'll start your weekend with a funny one. At first glance, you might think this is one turkey, but count the legs. ;]

Now, three more photos - all up close and personal.

And to end the weekend posting, video from a stump. Thanks for visiting. I hope you'll bookmark my blog and stop back next week.


  1. Hello Steve! Looks like you have captured some great pics and videos. It took me a while to go through them this morning and I enjoyed all of them...Thanks. :) I haven't had the chance to check in the blog for over a week because the doctor released me so I could go back to work last Thursday. Man it felt great to set behind that desk once again but unfortunately I had a ton of makeup work to do. lol I've worked through most of it but I think I'm caught up now. I also went last Friday to be fitted for an insert for my shoes. It and a nice pair of walking shoes should be here in about 2 weeks. Slowly things are returning to normal and it's only a matter of time when I can get back to detecting, prospecting and fishing. :) Thanks again Steve for your wonderful pictures and this blog. It has helped me through the times when I was confined to the house and unable to get out. I'm looking forward to the day I can meet you at the creek so I can shake your hand and do some prospecting with you!


  2. Wow - great to hear you are back to work, Mikey! Like Ms. Hopper, you must be one tough bird.

    You mentioned metal detecting...I have a White's MXT and have recently read how you can use one to find the black sand concentrations in a stream bed. Have you ever tried this? I've never used a metal detector to hunt for gold, but this sounds like an interesting way to at least narrow down the area you prospect - like at Buckskin.

    Thanks for all your kind words about my blog...and let me know when you're ready to hit the creek.

  3. I think we have read the same article. I've never tried it but it could be worth a try. Ken told me that someone found a nice nugget at the creek with a metal detector last year. I have two Minelab Explorers and a Whites TDI. I took the TDI to the creek last year but all I found was fence staples and small bits of iron. The creek is full of it! lol The TDI is a pulse induction detector that was designed after Eric Fosters G5 gold detector but it has some discrimination built into it. Once ground balanced the TDI can look through highly mineralized soil in gold bearing areas. I use it mostly for civil war relic hunting in Virginia. I go twice a year and the soil there is like powdered iron. The soil is so hot that most detectors can't even pickup a .58 bullit laying right on top of the ground. Anyway, we'll put the article to the test sometime soon. I always say..nothing ventured, nothing gained.