1. Tom ESPOSITO on November 21, 2022 at 10:17 am

    Hey bud can anybody go there and can is that a State Park or County Park

  2. John Celidonio on November 21, 2022 at 10:18 am

    Awesome adventures looking forward to the next one

  3. T-Roy's Adventures on November 21, 2022 at 10:22 am

    Any day prospecting and hanging out in the forest with family is way better than sitting on the couch or mowing the yard for sure. Thanks for sharing! By the way it’s pronounced "U-R-E" National Forest.

  4. Adam L. on November 21, 2022 at 10:23 am

    Not too bad for dealing with flood conditions.

  5. Joseph Butler on November 21, 2022 at 10:26 am

    Yeah I agree with bud abbot lane u got way to much water running through ur sluice u just want it barely flowing over ur riffles and u need to set up rocks to kinda slow water or speed up the water running through or just just adjust the top or bottom end of ur sluice

  6. Tom ESPOSITO on November 21, 2022 at 10:30 am

    Is that public land can anybody pan there??

  7. Eddie Hendrix on November 21, 2022 at 10:30 am

    I ramps here bud.

  8. stephen Pendegraph on November 21, 2022 at 10:30 am

    I had the same experience. Didn’t do like the dudes on the tube I see out there. They know where to go though. The day I went I didn’t have much time and couldn’t hike back far so I pretty much worked left over tailings. What I was thinking anyways. Imma give it another shot when I can stay all day and get out there early. I’m only 30ish minutes away.

  9. Ron Alves on November 21, 2022 at 10:31 am

    Maybe if you talked less and dug more you might find more gold

  10. AC Snyder on November 21, 2022 at 10:32 am

    Uwharrie = U-R-E (you-are-eee) 😎

  11. TheBald1 on November 21, 2022 at 10:32 am

    Dude I want your Hat..

  12. James R on November 21, 2022 at 10:37 am

    National Forest. Anywhere in the forest you can pan or sluice or only in certain areas?

  13. Bud Abbot Lane on November 21, 2022 at 10:42 am

    Too much water going through your sluice?

  14. Michelle M on November 21, 2022 at 10:43 am

    Very cool. Do you have to get a permit or can you just go and do this. Sorry I’m a newbie, looking for something to do with my boys.

  15. Mark Saunders on November 21, 2022 at 10:46 am

    U R EE

  16. Timothy Jordan on November 21, 2022 at 10:46 am

    That’s my hat I left it at Waffle House

  17. Kurt Diegel on November 21, 2022 at 10:47 am

    Do different national forests have different regulations? I believe the Chattahoochee National Forest allows gold pan and hand trowel only?

  18. SGT PimpJuice on November 21, 2022 at 10:48 am

    Nice clean up, but try not to shake your camera so much in the future.

  19. American Gold Prospectors on November 21, 2022 at 10:53 am

    Looks great!

  20. James Adkins on November 21, 2022 at 10:54 am

    Thanks for posting the video. Looks like a nice area to spend the day. I will ask that you please slow down with the camera motion as all the quick movements are nauseating. I have to stop and take a break every few minutes. Not trying to be critical as I like what you are doing but it would be nice to watch it start to finish without feeling like I am seasick.
    Thank you again and keep posting them. I’ll watch as long as I can.

  21. Brad Stoner on November 21, 2022 at 11:00 am

    I’ve prospected the Uwharries for many years mostly for quartz and mineral crystals but some gold as well. A man in Montgomery Co., NC took me to a creek 40 years ago that had enough "flour gold" in every pan that you could fill an ounce vial up in 24 hours. This site is now strictly off-limits. The old timer is deceased as well. I’ve seen some pretty good gold in a number of creeks in the Uwharries. Found nice quartz crystals all over the Uwharries. Back in the early 80’s we pulled some that weighed 75lbs. out. Nice clusters, etc. Those days are gone though. Now I’m in no shape to walk those rugged hills as I once could. I was camped out one time off the old river road area. Planned to do some hiking and prospecting the next morning. Along about 11:00pm I doused out the fire, threw some extra hot dogs that I had left over into the woods and went inside the tent to get some rest. Not long after I laid down, something very large walked about 100 feet down the hill just inside the treeline. I listened and could tell that the way the foot falls landed that it must have been on two feet. Thinking it might have been a person I got concerned. It continued to get closer then I quietly unzipped the tent and crawled out. I had a bright LED light with me and shined it toward the noise. I saw nothing so I laid back down. Well this continued on for about 30 minutes until it moved away. Next morning, I walked down to the area where I had heard this thing during the night. There was a path that the thing had made indicating that it had pushed its way through thick brush breaking 2-3" tree limbs off at over 6′ high. The ground was very hard and covered in leaves as this was late fall so I really didn’t see any foot prints other than one area where it appeared that it had slipped on the damp leaves and left a deep gouge in the soil. I have no idea what this was but I have heard and seen many deer, coyotes, turkeys even bobcats and twice bears. They weren’t as loud as this thing nor did they clear out a path so defined in the brush. So that’s my only "possible" Bigfoot encounter in the Uwharries which have a history of sightings. The Uwharrie area is full of quartz some of it containing very nice crystals, usually milky to clear but occasionally smoky to slightly amethyst in tint. There is one spot on the southeastern edge of the Uwharries where I’ve found good rose quartz associated with chalcedony and clear crystals. There are also some old silver and copper mines scattered about as well. It is always important to ask permission before you walk onto property because allot of land in the Uwharries is intermixed with NF and you can get off trail real fast and find yourself on private property before you know it. This happened to me once by accident and I had a gun pointed at me from a dude in a tree stand. Tough guy with a gun in a tree and me with a small rock pick, hand shovel on the ground. Once I explained that I was lost he gave me a warning and pointed me to the way out. I’ve meet some good folks up there over the years but I’ve meet some real doozies too. Folks are real funny about there "huntin" land up there but honestly its a beautiful area with allot of outdoor opportunities.

  22. Kipper White on November 21, 2022 at 11:03 am

    WoW’Eeeeeeee Wally didn’t know this used 2 do this N Ore-gun N 80’s Fun & $$ also

  23. Mark Trusty on November 21, 2022 at 11:04 am

    Hopefully I’ll be over in this country in the next two weeks

  24. moon man on November 21, 2022 at 11:05 am

    Everyone i have talked to told me that you can only pan for gold and no sluice boxes , i am here in Raleigh , NC.
    Have to go try it sometime.

  25. Joseph Butler on November 21, 2022 at 11:06 am

    Overall it was a good video

  26. Remember USS Liberty on November 21, 2022 at 11:06 am

    This is 27miles south of me. I have a creek on my parents land with huge slabs of rock and quartz. Gonna try my hand at panning this weekend.

  27. TopCat Gold prospecting on November 21, 2022 at 11:07 am

    Nice thanks for sharing.

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