The Treasure Depot


 


Surf and Sand Forum

Pontoon anchor out..

I posted sometime back asking if anyone had ever detected on the pontoon anchor outs. The shallow places on lakes where the pontoons anchor in groups and people swim and play. I finally took a little time and went with my boat and detected one of these spots I've been watching. While I did not find one target of any value, I was pleasantly surprised by the lack of actually no trash. I found just the one old pull ring which I'm sure is not from the current user group. My hats off to them..
Most of what I found are propeller shards from boats bumping the rocks. The bottom was more gravel than I thought it would be so I doubt any targets would get deep. I also found some of the rock chips I have in the picture in almost every scoop. I only save out the bigger ones for the picture most were smaller flakes. Being familiar with the history of this area the chips tell me the locations was once a camp site for Native Americans. The rock is from a location several miles to the east of the lake and was prized and used to make points. So this shallow spot in the lake was once high enough for a Native camp along the river many years before the dam was build.
I'm sure I'll try more of these anchor spot, but won't return to this one anytime soon..

Mac

Messages In This Thread


Wherever you find the Treasure Depot logo just click to take you to the home page

Any questions concerning this site  may be directed to the Treasure Depot Webmaster

© The Treasure Depot 1998 - 2018