I have done it and it is hard work, nothing like you see on the TV on the Discovery Channel.
My dad was a miner so it is in my blood, at least a little bit of it. I have never found more than enough to perhaps pay for the weekend trip to do it. And that is if you can find the right spot and have enough time to get anything out of it.
When I was a youngster one of our relatives took us to pan for gold on the Powder River in Oregon. We found a few flecks of gold. It was fun. There must have been upwards of 5 cents worth. We kept the flecks for many years.
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