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To all of you reading this please make sure to lock your trucks and watch your gear like a hawk while visiting this place. I am a novice fossil hunter, but I am also an avid surf fisherman and I figured I would give this place a try and hope to find some fossils. When I got there the water looked beautiful and I just so happened to have my fishing gear in my truck so I took it down to the beach with me. After taking a couple of casts I put my rod and reel setup along with my tackle bag along the bluff and decided it was time to look for fossils. I couldn't have been more than 50 yards away fro
Hi All, I am new to fossil collecting and this was my first time hunting for them. I went to corys lane in RI. All I had with me was a hammer and I really had no clue what I was doing. The tide was low. Was I supposed to be looking/breaking the shale that was at the low tide line or was I supposed to look in the shale that had fallen from the bottom of the cliff? Do I even need to break the shale or will the fossils already be visible? I spent 4 hours there and found nothing up until my last 10 minutes there. Attached is what I found. I believe the first picture is a fern? And hav