Log in

View Full Version : Ganes Creek, best week to go? Next yr.

silver dog doug
04-15-2011, 06:17 AM
This ? is for Steve or anyone, with knowledge of Ganes Creek.If I go the first week, Is the ground still frozen ? Thanks in advance. Doug

Steve in Idaho
04-15-2011, 06:31 AM
I have been there a number of times on the first week and never saw the ground frozen. Last year was the first week that I saw some snow down low.

Steve Herschbach
04-15-2011, 06:58 AM
The weather tends to be better in early weeks. The early weeks are also loaded with repeat pros. There is less competition in later weeks and so from a get gold perspective most people would be better off in later weeks.

The reason they open when they do is ground is not frozen.

silver dog doug
04-15-2011, 09:41 AM
Thanks to both Steve's. Have either of you ever detected around Dawson City,YT. ? If so did you have any luck?

Steve Herschbach
04-15-2011, 06:26 PM
Been on the to-do list but never have.

04-15-2011, 07:15 PM
Have either of you ever detected around Dawson City,YT. ?

Now there's one huge tailing pile.............