A new name for a activity that has been around forever but is gaining a new wave of interesting.
Shannon & Derrick spent part of their stay with us , as Derrick called it, Land Fishing.
They have a mettle detector and the little orange tool Shannon is holding is called a ‘Pinpointer’
Once the mettle detector identifies something below the surface. The Pinpointer is used to sift through the sand to find it. (I have forgotten how far down the detector can register mettle under the surface but I was quite impressed, when Derrick sharer. )
Shannon assured me that any holes they created are recovered and the shore left as it was before they came …..except for the treasures they find.
They were quite pleased with their “haul” from that afternoon which included discarded bottle caps and nails; an ancient fishing weight, still usable, and a few coins. .
Seems to me “Land Fishing” is a win / win activity…..an excuse to get out and enjoy the summer and a way to leave our beaches a little cleaner.
Shannon and Derrick thanks for teaching me about “Land Fishing”.
And thank you for your part at helping keep our Park clean!