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Beginner looking for tips for Flinders Island
« on: January 23, 2021, 05:18:35 PM »
Hi guys!  The wife and I recently bought a small block on Flinder's Island and thought we'd try our hand at fossicking at Killiekrankie.  Can anyone offer some pointers to a newbie excited to get into the hobby?

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Re: Beginner looking for tips for Flinders Island
« Reply #1 on: January 25, 2021, 11:16:45 PM »
Probably start at Diamond Gully, you won't miss it as it is the only spot with lots of gravel. I think it is shown on the fossicking area map. Look at the tide charts and take advantage of any low/lows :)
I used a 12mm top sieve and 6mm bottom sieve and found this to work quite well unless you are after smaller stones. The top sieve mainly removes broken shells and plants etc and it is nice when you get some larger topaz on it.
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« Last Edit: January 25, 2021, 11:20:29 PM by MakkyBrown »

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Re: Beginner looking for tips for Flinders Island
« Reply #2 on: January 26, 2021, 07:22:04 AM »
Much obliged!  Thanks for the pointers!

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