Wednesday, August 9, 2017
Treasure Hunters show off latest
3rd Place ( l to
r) Mark Lewis - gold tooth, 1st Place Bob Glover - man's silver native ring,
2nd Place Dennis Augustynowicz - 1998 50 Kopeck Russian Coin.
you ever dreamt about finding the the illusive El Dorado? Well you likely
won't find that, but you may find some gold items long lost by owners.
Each month Fraser Valley Treasure Hunters (FVTH) get together and show off
items they found while sweeping areas with metal detectors.
is careful and respect all areas. For example: if they locate an object
under grass, they'll dig down deep enough to capture all the grass roots and
plug the hole back up without the spot turning brown.
They go group hunts and get together for pot lucks and have a lot of fun.
Sometimes the clubs gets a call out for help locate a lost wedding ring or
necklace. Sometimes more than not they come up with it.
After the latest heat spell, founder Mark Lewis said the weather plays a
factor and finds dried up a bit, but the finds were quality.
"Had a great meeting this past Tuesday, but not too many items were found in
July. It was mainly because of the brown grass," said Lewis. "So hunting
spots are far and few between right now. It will starting raining next
Place ( Center) Bob Glover - Man's silver Native ring
• 2nd Place ( Left ) Dennis Augustynowicz - 1998 50 Kopeck
• 3rd Place ( Right ) Mark Lewis - Gold Tooth
Want to get in on the fun? Learn more about FVTH on the web
Contact Mark via e-mail
Watch a 3½ minute Youtube clip
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