David Humphries

David Humphries is the creator and writer at Metal Detecting Tips. Metal Detecting is an amazing hobby that is fun and gets you outside. As a bonus you can actually FIND Money!!

Treasure Hunting in South Carolina

15 Places to Find Lost Treasure In South Carolina (Maps and More)

South Carolina has a long history with pirates. Most modern-day pirates like the Blackbeard and Stede Bonnet are closely tied with the Palmetto State. Currently, it’s a popular spot among treasure hunters, thanks to the fact that several towns, including Charleston, SC, were known hubs for pirates during the age of piracy. According to the …

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Metal Detecting Rules Ethics and Laws

Metal Detecting Rules, Ethics and Laws (Doing the Right Thing)

Before beginning a metal detecting outing always be aware of the regulations for your area, this could involve Federal, State, County and/or Local legislation. This often means searching local Municipalities, along with State Parks and Recreation Websites. National Parks have clear laws that can be read HERE. The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has more …

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Treasure Hunting in Idaho

15 Places to Find Lost Treasure in Idaho (Maps and More)

Generally, there are more than just potatoes buried in Idaho’s soil; the ground has managed to keep most things a secret for centuries. The ground has kept treasure hunters guessing for a decade, but this hasn’t stopped us from searching for hidden treasures. And unlike some states, Idaho is considered metal detecting friendly; after all, …

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Treasure Hunting in Oklahoma

15 Places to Find Lost Treasure in Oklahoma (Maps and More)

Oklahoma has a history that’s ripe for finding treasure. Although the state entered the “union” in the early 1900’s, Indians inhabited the territory for hundreds of years before it became a state. With history that includes the Mexican-American War and the Great Plains finding treasure in Oklahoma is the perfect pastime. As always, treasure hunting …

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