Jim: Owner, Arizona Guide

Jim is a seasoned prospector that has been featured in The Boston Globe, The Manchester Union Leader, radio stations, Lost Treasure Magazine, and The Gold Prospectors Association of America publications. He is the Founder of American Gold Prospecting Adventures, teaches prospecting classes, runs this website, and is also President of Sonora DesignWorks, Inc.


Woody: Arizona Guide

Woody is a member of the Gold Prospectors Association of Phoenix and is one of Arizona’s most beloved and experienced prospectors. Woody was recently cast as one of the prospectors searching for the treasures of the Lost Dutchman Gold Mine located somewhere in the Superstition Mountains east of Phoenix in the History Channel show Legend of the Superstition Mountains.
Photo by Matthew McDermott

Dave: Arizona Guide

Mike: Arizona Guide

Mike has been metal detecting since 1984 and spends summers in Alaska Gold and Resorts in Nome, AK. He is one of Minelab’s Detexperts. Also, Mike has been an avid gold prospector for over 10 years. Originally from NE, he now lives in Phoenix, AZ with his wife Christine during the off season.