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  1. @clay@caldiggerHad a very interesting 3 weeks in Nov/Dec beach hunting at North Myrtle Beach, SC. Every year their are different finds along with the old dependable stand-bys. Many I am familiar, some I believe I know what they are but would like confirmation from TFF members and others I have no clue. I try and be there during a high tide as I believe that it stirs up more material. This year, a KING tide occurred-a new term for me-but it occurs a few times a year when the moon is the closest to the earth. Unfortunately many homes were re-flooded after recovering from the hurricane due to this 8+ foot tide. While i did not hunt every day some days i went out morning and evening. Trying to catch (mostly not successful due to timing) a falling tide. Well here without further ado are the pictures. Starting with shark, then other fish, drum fish tooth, skate barb, sand dollar, inter casts clams, snails, complete (both sides) scallop shell and complete ark shell cast with some shell remaining, actual ark shell (only one I found the entire period). I will do a part 2 that focuses on mammal fossils I found. Edit Need help with id for 1st pic 3rd tooth in. Looks like a Carcharocles but cusplets flow into the root without making a distinct cusplet.
  2. Shark teeth

    Here are some shark teeth I have found over the years! I just thought I would share. I enjoy seeing what others have found! Enjoy!
  3. Hey y'all! @Cris and I went out for another Megalodon Shark tooth hunt and I am happy to say the Fossil God's decided to bless me greatly, but unfortunately did not decide to bless Cris Now our friendship is on the line but I guess it is okay because I have fossils. Bahahaa! Check out the video if you're interested and get some time and if you wanna watch Cris try to steal my fossils. Such great times!
  4. Hi Everyone, I’m headed to Jacksonville FL for Christmas and was looking to get into some fossil hunting somehow some way. Looking for any recommendations within a 4 hour radius. Paid guided hunt? Popular creeks, beaches, or rivers? Would like to take my nieces out but if that’s not feasible then that’s ok. Any recommendations would be appreciated. Thanks!
  5. Virginia Miocene 10/21/18

    After an extremely successful and enjoyable first trip to the Miocene of Virginia, my dad and I decided to give it another go when we saw that another guided trip was being held in late October. Our first trip resulted in my two biggest teeth ever, massive mako and huge hastalis. This time around, there weren't as many people on the trip, which is typically a good sign because it means less competition. The conditions, however, were brutal. It was very cold, and on top of that there were extremely fast gusting winds that made the river look more like an angry sea. Luckily, the tide was remarkably low while we were there, so there was a TON of ground to cover. I ventured south in search of some large shark teeth, and was successful to an extent. I talked with a woman who showed me a decent meg she had just found, but that was just about the best find I saw all day. Although I didn't come away with anything spectacular this time, I still got a respectable haul consisting of lots of hemis, some decent makos, a couple massive Chesapectan, and more of the typical Miocene finds. A big thank you to @SailingAlongToo again, for his instrumental role in organizing and supervising the trip. Already can't wait to head out again. I know there's a meg out there somewhere with my name on it. I'll find it one of these days. Thanks for reading! ~David
  6. Juvenile Megalodon Jackpot!

    Hey y'all! @Cris and I just got out for another trip the other day. We went back to the same spot where that huge Meg came from in the last post I shared here. We ended up doing pretty dang good again with some really nice juvenile Megalodon teeth!
  7. Texas Teeth

    Organized our recent finds from Galveston, TX to add to our collection. Now just need to have the tag made. Is Quaternary as near as I can get in age?
  8. rapp beach hunting

    Had a southwest wind and a slight blowout tide (wind southwest). Found lots (30+) of small teeth in the 'wash' but nothing else but small whale bone pieces and some pottery shards (lots of rusted metal and glass as well along with glass and wood and leaves). Water was really cold. One decent (1 1/2") mako; although numbers were unusually good for the beach, nothing all that interesting or spectacular.
  9. Between work and home life 2018 wasn't much of a year to get out hunting for me. Outside of two short trips down to the Ramanessin I didn't really get out this year. Hoping to change that in 2019. To start I am working on a family vacation to Florida around March. The last time I was down there at that time of year I was able to do a day of creek hunting around Wauchula that netted a ton of small shark teeth including multiple mini megs as well as a slew of ice age mammal items. My favorite was a small glyptodon scute which was one of my personal bucket list items . I am looking for suggestions on areas I can start researching that would be in range of a day trip based out of the Orlando area. Call it a 2 hour radius of Orlando so I have time to hunt. Not looking for anyone's special hunting grounds, just general suggestions. Haven't looked to see who might still be offering guided trips these days as its been a few years since my last visit, but I am willing to entertain that option. I still have the books I gathered for my last trip so I will start with a refresher from those, but any advice would be appreciated
  10. Found a bunch of Shark teeth today and other interesting bits. If possible, can anyone ID this spike? Catfish spike? Is the hole natural? And found a tiny vertabrae, can anyone tell what animal that may have been from? And I found what to me looks like an alligator tooth, but wrapped in a concretion or something? Or is that just a rock? Thanks for any help!
  11. Hello all, I am delighted to inform you that I am not dead, although my horrendously lengthy absence from this forum may have suggested otherwise. I am fully aware that I had already committed to being more active after taking a short hiatus a little while back, but I simply fell out of the habit of logging in and posting on this site, mostly due to my extremely busy senior year schedule. I have truly missed posting and sharing my experiences with you all, and I could not be more glad to return. Although I may have been inactive on this forum, I was certainly NOT inactive whatsoever in terms of fossil hunting. I have been on several trips since I last posted. In fact, I've probably nearly doubled my collection. At the beginning of the summer, I decided to purchase a Pelican Mustang 100x Kayak in order to reach remote areas of the Calvert Cliffs that are so frequently cited as remarkably productive. I affectionately named the kayak the H.M.S. Serra, after my favorite prehistoric shark species, Hemipristis serra. Over the course of the summer, I took her out on the Bay many times in search of large shark tooth fossils. I may have failed to find a Meg, but I found some incredible fossils that I gladly added to my ever-growing collection. Below you can find pictures of some of my finds from my various kayak trips to the Calvert Cliffs over the summer, as well as a picture of my beloved Serra. Some of my best finds from all these trips include large Hemis, a perfect 2-inch hastalis (pictured in my hand), lots of cow shark teeth, a crocodile scute, a large Lemon straight out of the matrix, and my first ever Ecphora! I truly had a very productive summer! I couldn't be much happier with all of my finds (unless of course I found a Meg...) and I can't wait to continue hunting in the coming months. The H.M.S. Serra likely won't be out on the water until it gets warm again, but there's still plenty of hunting to do at local sites on foot. In fact, I've already been on a few trips since putting her away for the colder months. I will make trip reports for those soon, and you won't want to miss them! Thanks for reading, and I hope you'll enjoy my future posts! Hoppe hunting! ~David
  12. Purse State Park

    I recently made a trip to Purse Park on the Potomac. The only two places that I have hunted are Purse and Bayfront. Wow, such different places and with different things to find. I have been to Bayfront a handful of times and have not scored big. Nearly every time I had been there, I had seen people score Megs or Makos. Maybe one day I will get lucky. This past weekend I hit Purse park and I am really beginning to like it. It has such a different look and feel than Bayfront. Although, the teeth are generally smaller, I have talked to people that have found teeth 2-3 inches in size. I had met someone that had found that day a tooth almost 1.5 inches. It may have been a sand shark, but it did not have the V shape on top. I had found a tooth about 1.2 inches and a number of other between .5 and 1 inch. Lots of small ray plates. I have met people that had found crocodile teeth that day. And had read about people finding arrow heads as well. Now every time I want to go hunting for fossils I have a hard choice, bayfront or purse. I know there are other parks, but these two are about 1 hour from my house. The pic with teeth shows some I found at Bayfront (top row) and some at purse (bottom row). Thanks
  13. G'day everyone! I was wondering If anyone knows anything about the Hemigaleidae fossil record in Australia as I am trying to find some information but am not having much luck. Thanks, Dan
  14. Hey, everyone! I'm looking to trade for some shark teeth, preferably odd/obscure/rare teeth, but I'm open to any interesting species. I'm offering to trade this Kem Kem Carcharodontosaurus tooth, but am willing to also trade some other shark teeth as well.
  15. G'day everyone! I have just returned from a two day fossil trip to the town of Portland, Victoira. We visited three sites and were hunting for vertebrate and invertebrate fossils and came back with a pretty decent haul. This trip my dad and I were mainly focused on collecting vertebrate material as it is quite hard to come by around Melbourne. Day 1 My dad and I left home at 9:00 am and started our four and a half hour journey to Portland, right on the other side of the state. We arrived at around 2:30 at a beach near Narrawong to look for shark teeth. We had heard that sharks teeth could be found on beaches around Narrawong and Allestree after storms, and were found in deposits of shell grit. The teeth come from an underwater formation and wash onto the beach. Luckily for us, we had arrived just after a storm and found the beach covered in patches of shell grit. The shell grit was too fine for our sifters and the fossils we were finding fell straight through them so we spent the next two hours on our hands and knees searching through the fine grit looking for teeth. We ended up finding many small teeth and bones, most of them partial, but we were luck to find 2 large whole specimens (tiger shark teeth ??), some nice Port Jackson Shark teeth and some other goodies. For the rest of the day we checked out Cape Bridgewater and the Petrified Forest. The 'Petrified Forest' was first thought to be a forest of Moonah trees buried by a large sand dune and preserved. However, scientists now believe they are 'Rhizo Concretions' formed from hollow limestone tubes that have eroded over millions of years. Day 2 Today we headed out to a place called 'Yellow Rock', near Cape Nelson Lighthouse. The cliffs we were looking in were apart of the Nelson Bay Formation. In the cliffs, Australian megafauna fossils from animals such as diprotodons and marsupial lions could be found and were aged around Middle Pleistocene. Unfortunately the conditions were too rough for us to stay very long and we did not find any fossils. We then visited the Cape Nelson Lighthouse and explored its rugged coastline. To end of the day, we took one final look at Narrawong Beach and found a couple more sharks teeth and checked out the cliffs north of Portland Harbour. The cliffs north of Portland Harbour were apart of the Whalers Bluff Formation and were Pliocene in age. In the cliffs we observed many shell bits and collected a few lovenia urchins. However on our way out of the site I spotted the side of a large shell poking out of one of the cliffs boulders. I safely extracted it and to my surprise, It was a palm sized gastropod. (Fossil of the month maybe? ) This put a large smile on my face and was a great find to end the trip. Here are some photos: If any of you are interested, here are some wildlife photos of my trips: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/d_kurek Hope you all enjoyed the report, Dan The Beach Shell grit we were searching Hooded Dotterel (Thinornis rubricollis) we saw on the beach and its nest. These birds are a protected species in Australia and have a very low chick survival rate Blue Ant (Diamma bicolor) a solitary, parasitic wasp we saw along the beach. The Petrified Forest Rough swell at Cape Bridgewater Cape Nelson Lighthouse Cape Nelson Coast Pied Oystercatcher (Haematopus longirostris) Cliffs north of Portland Harbour Cliffs north of Portland Harbour Very tame Koala (Phascolarctos cinereus) we helped as it tried to cross a busy road 'Monster' gastropod (Appreciate any help in ID) Lovenia Urchins Shark Teeth Finds (Appreciate any help in ID) Heterodontus cainozoicus teeth? Fish material (Toadfish mouthplate, drumfish teeth, ray tooth and fish jaw)
  16. Purse Park. How big?

    Hello I had been to Purse Park one time and found some small teeth. I had read that there are a lot of teeth but they are mainly small. Realistically, how big of a tooth can I find there (being lucky of course)? Has anyone found any teeth there 2-3 inches or bigger? Is it possible to find a small meg? On a side note, when I was there I was sifting at different places on the beach. This 7 year old was watching me, looking into the pan with me. He did not say a word. I would maybe find one or two or maybe none. When finished looking I poured out the pan. And sure enough nearly every time the kid would reach down to what I poured out and pull out another tooth or two. My older eyes were no match for his.
  17. Spent about 2 hours around the bend. For some reason I don't seem to ever do good just walking down the beach. (I am still pretty new to this). I got there around 1 pm low tide and a lot of cars in the lot. So I sifted through the shell line and found about 20 teeth. For me a few interesting ones, the biggest slightly over an inch.. I wanted to get others opinion. Is it better to walk and look on the beach or sift through the shell line? If I had all day I would try both, usually I only have an hour or two and twice when just walking and looking I found Nothing! I did see a 5 ft snake in the water shoot out from a fallen tree today and some smaller rocks coming down off the cliffs. Definitely, need to watch what your doing there. The pic is a few I found today.
  18. Texas micro shark teeth

    Micro fossils from the pecan gap right where it meets Austin chalk, shark teeth with the roots dissolved are common here, as are baculites, if you see something you know or want to know more about say.
  19. My son and I have have been finding a few sharks teeth in Galveston that have washed onto the beaches. Does anyone know the age or the formation that these teeth are washing up from?
  20. Hey all, Made it to Big Brook Preserve today with my daughter. Water level was a little higher than last visit and water starting to get cold. We found some decent teeth. Nothing large which is typical for this area but some nice specimens with great coloring along with partials. Toss in a few Belemnites and it was a good last trip to Big Brook for the year.
  21. My Aurora Pile

    Hey everyone! About 2 weeks ago, the VERY generous @AshHendrick gave a portion of his Aurora pile, straight from the mine! I put it around a wood frame in my yard, and have hunted it for hours almost every day. This will be an ongoing thread, I will prob not update every day, but at least weekly. This is the pile. It's bigger than it looks in this pic (about 5.5 x 5.5 feet [a little less than 2 meters i think]) What I do is I sift into the bucket, so I don't go through it twice. I dump it somewhere else. Day 1 Coral Fish vert I think this is coprolite, but I'm not sure Turtle shell Cool rock with turritella another turritella Big steinkern Sorry about the blurry pic, the only one I took of the ray teeth The shark teeth Find of the day shark tooth in matrix the shells. Appreciate ID's That's day 1. more coming
  22. I apologize in advance for the terrible photos however my nepgew is driving me crazy to post this item he found today. We are digging in Venice and caspersen beach. Any clue what this tiny little beadish item could be? Thanks!
  23. Last week I flew out to Baltimore for a conference for my work. The conference ended Friday morning. I had arranged to stay through Sunday in Maryland to go fossil hunting. Friday afternoon I caught an Uber to a car rental place and then drove the rental car down to Brownie's beach on Chesapeake Bay. It was about a 90 minute drive. The drive was beautiful once I got past Annapolis. It was lush and green with many farms and homes on large pieces of land. It started sprinkling just after I got on highway 2. I made it to the area now named Bayfront Park. The park seemed to consist of maybe 20 parking spots max with a trail of maybe 0.1 miles down to the beach. Along the path were small signs on stakes identifying some of the local trees. There were no facilities present. I parked my car. It was still sprinkling. I changed my shoes, put on ball cap and sweater to provide some protection from the rain. I was wearing capris so that I could walk in the water a bit. The temperatures had been in the 80s most of the time I had been in Maryland, but that day it was in the mid 60s. I arrived around 2:30 PM. Low tide was not till 6:40. I didn't know what to expect. I was told to turn right to head to the cliffs. So I did. The beach consisted of maybe 20 feet of sand between the woods and the water. There may have been 800 meters of beach between the entry point and where the shore made a sharp 90 degree turn east, making an L shape where a small cove was. The bank ran maybe 50 feet east before making a 90 degree turn going south again. The beach was littered with dead horseshoe crabs big and small. There were not any shells or anything much else on the beach. There were quite a few shell fragments of fossilized shells. Some had pretty patterns on them. There was a family with 4-5 young children on the beach. The dad was hunting for shark teeth with a screen and colander. Other than the family there was no one else on the beach, but there were 3 cars in the parking lot when I arrived. So, at least 2 other people had to be somewhere along the beach. About 20 minutes after I made it to the beach a local man came down onto the beach for a walk. He stopped to talk to me and asked what I was doing. He said he had hunted shark teeth there for years, but had quit hunting and just came down to walk the beach for the enjoyment of it. Oops sorry folks my computer is a laptop and a bit glitchy and somehow it posted this before I was done. I am still working on it. I'll get there eventually. Piece by piece.
  24. Hello everyone, Last Saturday, October 6th, I joint a fossil hunting excursion of the Dutch geological society (NGV) to the ENCI quarry, near the town of Maastricht (The Netherlands). This quarry has been in production since 1926, and has been one of the best fossil hunting sites of the Netherlands ever since. Worldwide, the youngest time interval of the Cretaceous Period is known as the Maastrichtian, a reference to the rock layers exposed in this area. We owe this international reference to the instrumental work of Belgian geologist André Hubert Dumont, who, in 1849, first described the rock layers in the valley of the Meuse River, close to the present-day ENCI quarry. Consequently, the rock sequence in the ENCI quarry constitutes the original type-locality of the Maastrichtian Stage. The Maastrichtian rocks are also world famous for their excavated mosasaur skeletons (the word 'mosa' is latin for the river Meuse. Mosasaurs are also named after this locality). Yet, unfortunately, all good things come to an end: the ENCI quarry is closing down. The production has stopped this month, and the quarry is now turned into a nature conservation area. Most of the quarry walls are currently being covered up, to make 'nice' gently slopes. Burying all remaining fossils forever.... So the remaining few excursions this year are the very last opportunity to hunt some fossils in this once glorious pit. I have been there a couple of times this year, and every trip fills me with melancholy. While the hunting is still relatively okay(ish), the possibilities become fewer and fewer, and only a very small part of the total strata can be examined....
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