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Treasure Finds and Stories

There are treasure hunters all over the world uncovering incredible finds with a metal detector. Whether you’re new to the hobby, or a seasoned pro, sharing the story behind each discovery is part of the fun and excitement. Check out these treasure finds and stories; some of which are from our very own customers!

Garrett B's First Gold Found With a Garrett

Call it beginner's luck, but young Garrett B. calls it the find of a lifetime. New to the hobby of treasure-hunting, this Arizona youth recently joined his grandfather Jim in a search for gold. As fate would have it, he found his first gold on that hunt. The metal detector he was using was - appropriately enough - a Garrett ACE 250.

Garrett was searching Rye Patch Reservoir in Nevada with his grandfather when he made his exciting discovery. This multi-day July trip was sponsored by Gerry's Metal Detectors of Boise, Idaho, and included enthusiasts from Colorado, Nevada, Tennessee and Washington. Although each of the hunters on this particular trip was lucky enough to find some gold, it was young Garrett's first discovery.

Garrett was eager to learn and use his new Garrett ACE 250 metal detector related search organizer Gerry McMullen on his website. "After all, what young boy would not love to own a metal detector with the same name as his?

Gerry's searchers worked over the soil near Rye Patch Reservoir, hoping to pick up the signal of gold. This multi-day July trip was sponsored by Gerry's Metal Detectors of Boise, Idaho, and included enthusiasts from Colorado, Nevada, Tennessee and Washington. Although each of the hunters on this particular trip was lucky enough to find some gold, it was young Garrett's first discovery.

While young Garrett's first gold nugget will not allow him to retire at a young age, to him the find was priceless!

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