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Metal Detecting Resources

Modern Metal Detectors is proud to recommend these prominent websites from the World of metal detecting. 

Here you will find everything from useful community based forums, tips and tricks blogs from metal detector enthusiasts, highly credited magazines and publications to friendly metal detecting clubs and associations. Learn, make contacts and enhance your hunting experience! Be sure to tell them we sent you.


Metal Detecting Forums


Metal Detecting Websites & Blogs


Metal Detecting Magazines & Publications

American Digger Magazine Logo

American Digger® - A Magazine founded in 2004 by metal detectorists who love getting there hands dirty digging for real treasure! It includes articles showcasing finds discovered through metal detecting, surface hunting, diving, and sifting. It also contains photo-illustrated stories on ancient coins, Civil War and Revolutionary War relics, and other artifacts. With over 100 issues under their belt, be sure to sign up for the bi-monthly print or digital subscription here.


Metal Detecting Clubs & Associations



Nutmeg Treasure Hunters

The Nutmeg Treasure Hunters is a group of Metal Detecting enthusiasts started in 1984. The group meets monthly at the North Haven Congregational Church in North Haven, CT. Fellow members share their treasure finds and discuss tips and tricks of the trade. Meetings start at 7:30 p.m. and refreshments are served. Come join the fun!



Historical Recovery Association of North Florida 

HRANF is a group of people who like history and metal detecting. It is based in Jacksonville, Florida. They cover a wider range of metal detecting hobbies, such as relic hunting, coin shooting, jewellery hunting, treasure/beach hunting, and jewellery hunting.  


Coastal Empire History Hunters Association

The Coastal Empire History Hunters Association, or CEHHA, is a group of people who enjoy sharing the hobby of metal detecting, relic recovery and preservation in coastal Georgia and the South Carolina lowcountry. They meet every 4th Thursday in Pooler, Georgia at the Lovezzola's pizza on US Hwy. 80 at 6:30 p.m. Their meetings are open to all and we encourage visitors.


Gateway Metal Detecting Club

They serve mainly the Missouri areas of south St. Louis County, south St. Louis City, Jefferson County, plus the Illinois areas of Monroe and Randolph Counties, but they also have many members from farther distances. Members of the public are always welcome. Meetings are on the first Tuesday of every month at 7pm-9pm.


North Carolina

Historical Recovery Association of North Carolina

Historical Recovery Association of North Carolina is a metal detecting club located in Elm City, NC. helping in the recovery and preservation of North Carolina history. They offer the community a free recovery service, for recovering precious keepsakes thought lost forever. Please contact them for more information.

New York
They are a group dedicated to the hobby of metal detecting. The Atlantic Treasure Club metal detects at beaches, parks, farm fields, woods, and even dives for relics.
The Staten Island History Hunters Metal Detecting Club meets once a month. Meetings are on the last Wednesday of the month and begin at 7:00 PM.
Meetings are held at:
Staten Island Yacht Club
147 Mansion Avenue
Staten Island, NY 10308

Guests are always Welcome!



San Ontonio Area Metal Detecting Club

The San Antonio Area Metal Detecting Club has roots dating back to 1971. It started out as a few people, with an interest in a new phenomenon known as metal detecting. Fast forward to 2021, and we now have over 70 members and are growing each month.

Central Texas Treasure Club

The Central Texas Treasure Club was founded in August, 1981 in Brownwood in central Texas by Friou Allen and Jay Longley. Visitors are always welcome and invited to attend their monthly meetings and programs! Central Texas Treasure Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. on the first Tuesday of each month at the Early Chamber of Commerce meeting room at 104 E. Industrial Blvd, in Early.