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Jeff from Biggs CA | Scuba Diver

Gold Mining and Treasure Hunting !!!

Started my Divemaster training August 2014 with Paradise Dive Center in Paradise CA.

As of April 2017 I have logged 152 Dives.

We’ve dove at the Breakwater in Monterey , Meeks Bay at Lake Tahoe, Whiskeytown lake in Northern California & the Feather and Yuba Rivers ( Looking for Gold & Treasure )
Santa Catalina Island, and my favorite Cozumel Mexico......

I logged my

25th Dive at Bird Rock. Santa Catalina Island California U.S.A.

50th Dive at Paso Del Cedral Reef. Isla Cozumel Quintana Roo Mexico

100th Dive C-53 General Felipe Xicotencatl . Isla Cozumel Quintana Roo Mexico

My Dive trips

Nov 2008 Santa Catalina Island on the Sand Dollar Liveaboard Dive Boat out of San Pedro Ca.

Sept 2009 Cozumel Mexico Dove with Del Mar Aquatics

Oct 2009 Santa Catalina Island on the Sand Dollar Liveaboard Dive Boat out of San Pedro Ca.

Sept 2010 Cozumel Mexico Dove with Dive House

I’m the Former Production Coordinator for Forest Cove Productions.

I worked on a show called Adventures in Prospecting it can be seen at

Season Three is Now in Production !!!!

I worked on Season One and Two !!!!

Be sure to checkout the Underwater Metal Detecting shows !!! (Im in Episodes 1, 3, 8, 10, 12, and 21)

Got a Question on how to find Gold just ask !!!

Here’s a Video on Sniping for Gold


JulianSF - 10 days 12 hours ago.
Hey Jeff,
Thanks for the add, let me know if you need a dive buddy any weekend, I’m game for anything.
Smithsgold - 10 days 12 hours ago.
will do
Lifesabeach - 2/17/2017 8:31 AM
Appreciate the buddy request. Fairly new to diving, so experience has been limited to Florida and Caribbean, being located on East Coast. Would love to explore the differences in diving in the Pacific. My bucket list is getting longer and longer!
Smithsgold - 2/16/2017 12:10 PM
I made a 95% on the following quiz:
Basic Life Support and First Aid Quiz
metalheadluigi - 12/15/2016 3:58 PM
Thanks for the add Jeff. Feel free to let me know if you are planning on getting in a Nor Cal dive anytime. We could always meet up onsite.
Smithsgold - 12/15/2016 4:04 PM
will do !!!
WaterBoy700 - 12/26/2016 7:33 PM
Ok. I travel so much it is hard to go diving. But like I said I go by the Blue hole more than my house?
dsp - 12/07/2016 11:14 AM
cool profile jeff! thanks for the add! Hope to dive together at some point soon ;)
Smithsgold - 12/07/2016 12:09 PM
Thank you , sounds like fun !!!!
UnderSeaLevel - 10/12/2016 10:35 PM
Hey Jeff, you must of send that am interested in treasure dives. I have all the equipment ready and service the Only peace am missing is the detector which seems pretty pricy do you have a recomendation. I don’t want to through money away or not have what I really need to start with. I will chech out you video and shows for interest. Am in center Florida on the gulf side so one I gain so dives under my belt this is what I will be seeking to do. Also if you know of any people or companies who would let me join in for the experience that would be awesome. Not sure how this all works am as green as the seaweed. But excited to be so close to actually doing this.
Smithsgold - 10/12/2016 10:53 PM
The Best Advice would be to look around and see what detectors the Locals are using and go from there on Price you get what you pay for so I’d save up and get a good one rather than getting a cheap one.
Smithsgold - 10/12/2016 10:56 PM
Kellyco there in Florida should have all the brands look them up. Also look up the Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Museum in Key West Florida Good Luck keep me posted !!!
KCDC - 9/19/2016 1:47 PM
Hey Jeff, thanks for the add. Good luck hunting!!!
Smithsgold - 9/19/2016 1:52 PM
Thank you !!!
Diver_Aaron - 8/31/2016 12:22 AM
Hi, Jeff. Thanks for the add.

Congratulations on the great landscape and UW photos. I do a little bit of photography on land as well, but I’m really hoping to get to practice my shooting under the water.
Smithsgold - 8/31/2016 10:28 AM
Thank you and good luck
ex0dust43 - 8/01/2016 1:35 AM
Hey Jeff thanks for the add. I’m into metal detecting as well as diving, although i don’t look for treasure to speak of, I do love finding history nonetheless.
Smithsgold - 8/01/2016 3:17 PM
Nice whats your best find ??
ex0dust43 - 8/01/2016 11:38 PM
nothing to speak of really, some round balls, old buttons, where i am is actually rich in finds, but it’s all protected or you have to know someone to get on their land. I am close to the Shiloh Battlefield.
Smithsgold - 8/01/2016 11:46 PM
Nice !!! Good Luck
JFras30 - 7/21/2016 3:17 PM
Jeff, cool you’re in production. I’m an ENG photog myself in NY. The photo is my one an only time I got to do my craft underwater. Did a story in Lake Tahoe that I got to shoot underwater.
Smithsgold - 7/24/2016 11:39 AM
Nice !!!!