Friendly Metal Detecting Forums   Big boys Hobbies
List all sponsors

Go Back   Friendly Metal Detecting Forums > Metal Detecting > Beach and Water Hunting

Reply
  
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 02-09-2014, 03:47 PM
lakeerie4ever's Avatar
lakeerie4ever lakeerie4ever is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: May 2012
Location: Mount Vernon, OH
Posts: 277
Default Best time to hunt the beach?

will be going to myrtle and emerald isle atlantic beach nc come this summer. Is low tide a good time to go? and the evening after ppl leave?

__________________
Tesoro Vaquero, Teknetics Omega 8000, Garrett Pro-Pointer

Reply With Quote


  #2  
Old 02-09-2014, 03:57 PM
OBN's Avatar
OBN OBN is offline
OldCherryPicker
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Maryland
Posts: 8,434
Default

Not sure about that area but I have found early morning the water is calmer in most areas I hunt. Giving you more of a chance to hunt deeper, being low or high tide.

__________________
Blood Member of RingKeepers
2020......Gold Rings....13 .......Silvers ...7

Reply With Quote


  #3  
Old 02-09-2014, 09:08 PM
MexGT MexGT is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2013
Location: Mexico
Posts: 421
Default

I'd hunt whenever there is less people around ! Like at the very sunrise.

__________________
Minelab - CTX-3030 & Sunspot Stealth 920i scoop

Reply With Quote


  #4  
Old 02-09-2014, 09:22 PM
ohiochris's Avatar
ohiochris ohiochris is offline
Elite Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Findlay , Ohio
Posts: 6,182
Default

Super early in the morning. You want to try to get there before the other early birds.

__________________
Minelab Equinox 600

Reply With Quote


  #5  
Old 02-09-2014, 09:32 PM
dewcon's Avatar
dewcon dewcon is offline
Elite Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Gulf, Florida
Posts: 7,543
Default

No one has asked.... but are you hunting wet or dry sand or in the water? It makes a difference. Low tides early morning is a good time to wet sand or in the water. Tides.... watch the charts. Sometimes in the water you are just as well off hunting when the people are there.... like on dry sand you get a line where most are standing. I prefer early morning for dry sand.... because in the evening there is still people watching the sun go down and its difficult to hunt.

Dew

__________________
MDT 8000, EQ800 CTX Blue Xcals

Dew Meeker

Reply With Quote


  #6  
Old 02-17-2014, 11:04 AM
Landshark Landshark is offline
Full Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Charlotte,NC
Posts: 239
Default Gold Beneath The Waves

A book about metal detecting Myrtle Beach, by Jim Brouwer.
The grand strand treasure hunters are a loose knit group of beach pirates that patrol the beaches and are the friendliest group.

Jim has been working the beach for years and his book offers insight to the area.
Reply With Quote


Reply


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Second time out at the beach SoCalMike Stories and Pictures of Finds 2 06-16-2013 02:16 PM
Limited Time at Lake Huron Beach. What should I Hunt? leemicd Beach and Water Hunting 2 11-07-2012 05:20 PM
When is the best time to hit the beach? jkbemdavis Beach and Water Hunting 25 08-16-2012 09:12 PM
First time on hobby, third time on beach, impressions on fisher f2 navuta Beach and Water Hunting 4 07-23-2012 01:31 AM
Best time to beach hunt? chrispl57 Beach and Water Hunting 15 03-22-2012 09:40 PM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 11:12 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.9
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.