Dec 09, 2014· One of the people arrested Thursday as part of a yearlong effort to combat heroin in Nome is a Discovery Channel reality TV star. Yvonne Adkison, 22, is a dive tender on the Wild Ranger, a gold dredge operated by her family and featured on "Bering Sea Gold," the reality series about dredges operating out of Nome.
Wild Ranger Gold Company was established in 2011 by owner, Captain Vernon Adkison. Originally from the South, Vernon's maritime shipping career lead him to Alaska in the early '90's. After arriving, his determination and hard work allowed him to quickly climb the ladder and reach the pinnacle of his maritime career, becoming a ship's Pilot.
While Bering Sea Gold's gold miners might not risk their lives in the same way as crab fishermen, due in large part to gold mining being mostly done near the shore, audiences nonetheless have found the show and its cast to be a compelling watch over these six years.
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Successful sea gold mining seems to be a matter of moving the most material you can through the sluice box in a given period of time. Having said that, its frustrating watching the show when the suction dredge crews are lazily moving the mouth of the suction hose around with only wispy traces of earth from the sea floor being sucked into it.
Discovery Channel's "Bering Sea Gold" is now airing on its four successful years. The series set in Nome, Alaska on Norton Sound with the show following boats equipped for gold mining in summer, cold northern latitude, shallow water, and ocean environment.
Nov 10, 2016· Mining gold from the Bering Sea, says Adkinson, requires an array of equipment, as well as knowledge of where to look for the richest deposits. "We look for areas where sand meets cobble ...
Bering Sea Gold. Bering Sea Gold (also known as Gold Divers in the UK) is a reality television series set in Nome, Alaska, on Norton Sound, that airs on Discovery is from the creators of the Deadliest Catch reality TV show. It achieved the 3rd highest ratings for a Friday cable telecast.
When it's springtime in Alaska, "Bering Sea Gold" films and then airs six months later. Last Friday, the seventh season of this mining program launched on Discovery Channel, and it looks like it's ...
Sep 23, 1983· September 23, 1983, Page 00015 Buy Reprints The New York Times Archives. A proposed offshore gold mining venture in the Bering Sea near Nome is being held up by environmentalists and Alaskan Eskimos.
BERING SEA GOLD returns for an allnew season on Friday, March 30 at 10pm ET/PT on Discovery. The new summer season dives in with the Alaska mining crew practicing riskier strategies and using larger, updated equipment on old grounds to tackle their biggest endeavor yet: mining the most ever Bering Sea gold.
Aug 25, 2014· Bering Sea Gold's Emily Riedel Dredges Her Way to the Opera August 25, 2014 Classical opera and gold dredging couldn't be further apart, but for 26yearold Alaskan native, Emily Riedel, the two are equally closer to her heart.
Bering Sea Gold—Part II. May 2012 by Jim Halloran. In last month's issue we covered the initial discovery of gold, the subsequent gold rush that occurred around Nome, .
Mar 29, 2013· With winter arriving, the gold mining season is coming to an end on Discovery Channel's Bering Sea Gold.. In Friday's season finale, the dredgers break through Nome's frozen harbor for one last ...
Another thing that gold prospectors in Alaska have on their side is the fact that the vast majority of gold in the state is placer gold, which can be rather easily extracted as in comparison to lode gold or hard rock mining which requires much more expensive equipment and manpower.
Sep 21, 2012· The Business of Gold Mining in the Bering Sea offshore Nome Alaska. Follow by Email. Friday, September 21, 2012. HELP NEEDED Experienced Bering Sea Gold Diver If you are an experienced gold diver in Nome, Alaska (Bering Sea) and are looking for work, RESPOND. ... lots of hours working with heavy equipment as well operating them. From Michigan ...