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9/16" Angustidens Shark Tooth   Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA - Carcharocles angustidens
A perfect little posterior tooth....
3/8" Angel Shark Tooth   Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA - Squatina subserrata
Another screamer!...
3 15/16" Megalodon Shark Tooth   Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA - Carcharocles megalodon
A completely serrated, killer white megalodon tooth. Its so awesome that I carried this one around in my pocket for 3 days after I found it!...
Megalodon Teeth Galore   Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA
I heard through the rumor mill that a pal of mine was skeeved at me for spilling the beans on one of his favorite hunting spot over the net. He ran into some dudes there a couple weeks back and they said they learned about it from the internet. When he told me about the spot a couple months ago, I told him I would keep it on the down low and I totally did, so as soon as I heard he was mad, I called him up to apologize for the misunderstanding and let him know I didn't narK out his honey hole. He...
Raking in the shark teeth   Berkeley County, South Carolina, USA
It rained really hard again last night, so this afternoon I took tha weEzlinG out to the ditch to hunt fossils. The water was a little high and still a little dirty, but we managed to scrape a bunch of shark teeth from the ditch. The highlight (besides my son's face when he fell into the ditch!) of the day was digging a tooth I already knew was a shamer from the chandler bridge formation at the bottom of the ditch. I also found a couple big chunks of megalodon teeth. Its always a tense moment wh...
Shark Tooth hunting equals time well spent   Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA
I've got a lull between projects at work so I took today off to go hunt. I didn't really know where I was going to hunt, I just knew I was going to dig something up somewhere. I scooped up Indiana and headed off to the pit that da f0ssZ and I plundered a month ago. We chose wisely, because the dude on the tractor was the only one there and he was draining the last side of the pond where there was untouched layer left. It was all below the water level until today. I decended upon the pit like a r...
I Have Created a Monster   Berkeley County, South Carolina, USA
Everyday, my son asks me to take him fossil hunting. I'm loving it except for the fact that I'm so busy lately. Well, today we made time to go check out the ditch. Some good rainfall came to our area two days ago, so I decided to go to the big ditch to try our luck. Mere minutes after our arrival, he found a 2 inch angustidens laying out clear as anything. He was happy the rest of the day, so it was my turn next. I pulled a really nice mako right from the middle of the creek, followed by a pair ...
2 1/4" Mako Shark Tooth   Berkeley County, South Carolina, USA - Isurus desori
Beautiful blue enamel and a killer root and blade make this a killer find....
A hodgepodge of mediocrity   Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA
This is actually 2 days worth of hunting. The spots are really drying up so finding teeth is tough lately. On a side note, I've got a little story to share. A couple weeks ago, tha duDe and I were scouting new places. We rolled up into this new development and saw a pond that had been dug by fossilers all the way around the edge. The pond had already been graded but not hydroseeded, so we decided to just see what was there. We were splashing the reject piles left by the ones ...
The suicide squad   Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA
Whew! That was a long week - sorry to be down so long, but I just switched hosts and it took forever to get the domain thing right. Now, we're set, though. I got the call last night from Indiana that the guys did some more digging out on the new pond, and that it was my duty to check it out. I arrived to find a hole 25 to 30 feet deep with nearly vertical walls. All digging was difficult because not only did we have to clear away the fallen debris to uncover the layer, but we also had to create ...
3 7/16" Pathologic Megalodon Shark Tooth   Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA - Carcharocles megalodon
This is my best pathologic megalodon tooth to date - it looks like it got squeezed in between two teeth and could only eek out a little bit of room to grow. ...
The shark tooth killing spree   Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA
I hit the new megalodon glory hole again tonite, and its entirely different than the other day when da f0ssZ and I left it. I let a few others in on it and they have worked it over big time. Its not often we get a blank check to dig. I worked a lot harder for these teeth, but I was still able to pull two nice ones out before sunset. Until the crews get back in and do some work on this spot, its going to be tough to find anything else as every other diggable spot is covered by a minimum of 6 feet...
Think outside the pit   Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA

Well, this saturday was supposed to be my turn to collect fossils at the PCS mine in Aurora, NC. With the news that collecting would again be limited to the same hunted out spots as the past few seasons, da f0ssZ and I decided the drive wasn't worth it so we stayed home and hunted shark teeth here instead. We really didn't want to cancel our trip, but we joined the Friends of the Museum group to get into the pit, as did many others. Rather than just quietly accept it, I wr...

Think outside the pit   Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA
I had not been digging in a while, and DW had some new spots to investigate. We decided to hit a new pond, and as we climbed on the overburden, DW noticed some layer near the base. We quickly dug, and within 20 minutes DW hit paydirt. Fifteen minutes later, another Meg. I had to pour water on his shovel, he was smokin'!! I finally moved to the other side of the pond, and within one minute flipped out a killer 5" Meg. Probably the best blade I have found. I moved a little more dirt, and saw a...
4 7/8" Megalodon Shark Tooth   Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA - Carcharocles megalodon
This one has a great color: olive, yellow, orange, and blue all swirled together. Plus, its got good serrations, a 90% complete bourlette, and a 98% root. A really nice find....
5 1/2" Megalodon Shark Tooth   Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA - Carcharocles megalodon
This is probably one of the top 5 teeth I've ever found. Its a killer - serrations, tip, bourlette, root, good color, its got them all. For a SC land tooth, this is a rare find indeed! I think the thing that kept this tooth so preserved was the amount of iron oxide and sand caked on the outside of this tooth. There was one chunk on the back as big as a marble. I had to grind it off, and it looked just like I was grinding a bolt. One of the wierdest things I've ever seen. You can still see the re...
2 7/16" Mako Shark Tooth   Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA - Isurus hastalis
Beautiful colors and a great root on this one....
5 3/16" Megalodon Shark Tooth   Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA - Carcharocles megalodon
5 3/16" Megalodon Shark Tooth
3 5/16" Megalodon Shark Tooth   Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA - Carcharocles megalodon
A little worn, but just beautiful!...
The groan heard around the world   Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA
The new pond out at the Golf Course still isn't finished, so I dug again in the unfinished edge. I ran across a few busted up teeth before I ran into my first nice find of the day. Its a nice little 3 5/16" megalodon tooth. I found a few more angustidens before it started getting dark, but I ran into a serious bone bed so I ran up to the truck to get my flashlight. I perched it up on the edge of the hole as I dug in anticipation of what could be there. Then I saw the root of a giant tooth. When ...
A trio of stealth missions   Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA
There's a new pond back on the Golf Course (thanx t$ for the info), and I've been out there three times in the evening, and one of those times, I even stayed after dark and hunted by flashlight. Yes, I thought it was that good. There were teeth all over the place, but most of them were beaten to death as you can see in the photos. There were a few nice ones, though, and those are the ones that kept me coming back. The pond is most likely finished now, but I'll check it a couple more times before...
9/16" Reef Shark Tooth   Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA - Carcharoides catticus
This is only the 3rd complete reef shark tooth I've ever found, and its got a GREAT story, but its kind of gross so stop reading here if you're easily disturbed...
I finished my diet pepsi big slam just as I arrived at the pond, and while I dearly wanted to hunt, I REALLY had to pee. I waited until the last minute before I went, and there wasn't time to head to the woods. I had to go right where I was. Of course, I used the eroding properties of the stream to rinse away some dirt, and would...
1 3/4" Mako Shark Tooth   Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA - Isurus desori
1 3/4" Mako Shark Tooth
1 7/8" Angustidens Shark Tooth   Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA - Carcharocles angustidens
Killer color, serrations, and root on this tooth....
2 3/8" Mako Shark Tooth   Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA - Isurus hastalis
The first nice tooth I found at the place that should not be. Has a little wear to the root, but I don't care the colors are awesome and its quite large for a mako of that size. ...
1/4" Whale Shark Tooth   Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA - Rhincodon typus
Perfect specimen....
1 7/8" Angustidens Shark Tooth   Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA - Carcharocles angustidens
A beautifully white colored angustidens shark tooth....
5/16" Tope Shark Tooth   Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA - Galeorhinus aff galeus
My first tope shark and its perfect....
A nice hardcore toothing trip.   Berkeley County, South Carolina, USA
This is a trip from about 3 weeks ago. This was the first place I hit on the 4 places I went to that day. I woke up at around 6:30AM and got ready and headed out to the ditch around 7:30AM and just my luck there was already a guy hunting the ditch :(. So not wanting to waste anymore time I left to go check out other areas....
A nice hardcore toothing trip.   Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA
Not knowing where to hunt here, I just hit one of the big ponds that was finished and the Wando formation was still above the water and someone had already walked here to and they missed a lot of teeth, but I'm sure they got all the bigger stuff. I didn't do to bad ehh, for walking....
A nice hardcore toothing trip.   Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA
This was the last spot I hit today. This spot was a new pond that was only half graded and it was cleaned out pretty well by someone else so I had to dig to find teeth. ...
Playin' catchup with the rain   Berkeley County, South Carolina, USA
I had two quick hunts two days in a row out to superpit. The first day, yesterday, I only hit the piles because the workers were fixing the road to the pit. Today I took tha weEzlinG out to hunt the pit. It hasn't been touched in over a month and we've had lots of rain since then, so we did pretty well. Nothing huge, but there was a good amount to be found so it held our interest for about an hour before we exhausted the hunting area. My best find, a 1 7/8" mako came when I went back to pull my ...
1 7/8" Mako Shark Tooth   Berkeley County, South Carolina, USA - Isurus hastalis
Not the biggest tooth, but very pretty and well preserved. The root is great!...
2 1/2" Crocodile tooth   Charleston County, South Carolina, USA - Gavailosuchus carolinensis
this is probably another tooth from the set that thA duDe and I have been finding out at Candyland for the past few years....
Piles of splendor!   Charleston County, South Carolina, USA
Its been quite a while since I've hunted Candyland, and I thought that the place was overdue for a good pillaging. It was nasty, rainy and cold - just like I like it. No sweating, no heat exhaustion, and I never ran out of water. The spot was nothing like I remembered it. No matter, because there were teeth all over the place. Every square inch of the place was absolutely covered with fossil bearing material, so I had to move slow and keep my eyes peeled. I only hunted for 4 hours, but it took m...
1 3/16" Snaggletooth Shark Tooth   Charleston County, South Carolina, USA - Hemipristis serra
Just an absolutely beautiful tooth!! The colors are one of a kind - as black and shiny as obsidian with a tiny red dot on the front. Almost like a black widow....
1 1/16" Giant Thresher Shark Tooth   Charleston County, South Carolina, USA - Alopias grandis
Here's my prize of the day - an exquisite giant thresher shark tooth. ...
1 1/8" Tiger Shark Tooth   Charleston County, South Carolina, USA - Galeocerdo cuvier
1 1/8" Tiger Shark Tooth
1 5/16" Angustidens Shark Tooth   Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA - Carcharocles angustidens
A very close to perfect little gem. The tip is slightly worn just a bit....
1 3/16" Hemipristis Shark Tooth   Berkeley County, South Carolina, USA - Hemipristis serra
A perfect hemi from the chandler bridge....
Cold Day Good Teeth   Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA
I've been real busy lately and slack with the site so this should have been posted sooner like almost a month ago and I still have a even bigger post from last weekend. I remember the day being really cold and I dug for about an hour pulling tooth after tooth out of the rich layer. With my hands freezing and to cold to dig anymore I decided to call it a day and get a bucket of the layer and go home. I just shifted that bucket the other day and found a perfect whale shark tooth that will be pos...
Cold Day Good Teeth   Berkeley County, South Carolina, USA
Heres another trip that should have been posted about 2 weeks ago. They had just dug out a lot of the chandler bridge and put it up on to the sides of the ditch. The best thing I came home with was the hemi....
Feb. 9 2004 Big Ditch Trip   Berkeley County, South Carolina, USA
I waited a couple of days after the big rain before I went to the ditch so it would be cleared up. When I got there, I saw all the cleaning out that the county had done, and I lamented my decision to wait. Next time I'll go sooner....
1 3/8" Angustidens Shark Tooth   Berkeley County, South Carolina, USA - Carcharocles angustidens
Not a huge tooth, but very pretty. I thought about not posting a closeup, but the ground photo turned out so good that I had to change my mind....
1/2" Angel Shark Tooth   Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA - Squatina subserrata
This tooth is 1/2" wide and 5/16" long. It looks different from the other angel shark teeth I've found at this location, so I'm not sure its the same species as the others, or just a different tooth position....
Its tough to outdo last week   Berkeley County, South Carolina, USA
Today I had a tall order to fill if I was going to top last week's find, but like a dedicated ditch warrior, I put on the boots and ratty clothes and went to my first spot. Its a new place just up the road, and it has the possibility to be a good spot with a lot of rain. It rained heavily last night, so I figured the spot was prime. I picked up a bunch of little teeth from the Chandler Bridge piles, but the piles of Ladson Formation were LOUSY. I found a shamer of a meg in one of the ditches, bu...
Its tough to outdo last week   Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA
As we expected, the pond was full past the Chandler Bridge, but not that far. We could still see the peaks of the piles left over from past excavations. 2th h00ver picked one side of the pond, and I picked the other. We both picked up piles of little teeth, but he scored the perfect 1 3/4" angustidens on the top of one of the piles still above the water. It was a killer pinkish white color with every serration intact. A total killer. That was followed up with a sweet white angel shark tooth. He ...
Its tough to outdo last week   Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA
The rain had rinsed the piles nicely at the sand pits, and it was my goal to scour them for the killer giant tooth I know is there somewhere. My first stop was to pick up the pieces of the skull that the rain washed out that I might have missed. I ended up with two more vertebrae, a rib piece, and a bunch of tiny pieces that fit somewhere. I lost h00v after that and I walked the whole rest of the pit. Wouldn't you know that that big tooth wasn't there? Oh well, maybe next time....
I knew it would happen eventually   Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA
Today when I woke up, it took me 30 minutes to decide where to go. Tha duDe was coming over and just he and I were going today because we had to talk about some stuff. We had some decent rain earlier this week, but with the number of quality fossil hunters constantly on the rise, most of the fossils in the developments will be gone by now. Plus, digging has ceased in the places we've been going. I had to think of a place that few people know about in order to have a chance at a good day. Tha duD...
The new pond is gone - good thing I have 23 more buckets of dirt to sift   Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA
We had a hefty amount of rain this last weekend, and it pretty much did in the pond I've been hunting lately. In preparation for this event, however, I have been stockpiling the dirt on my many visits. I have roughly the equivalent of 24 five-gallon buckets of unsearched stuff, and this is about half a bucket worth of fossils, believe it or not! Actually, the 3 larger teeth on the right came from my last trip out there last Saturday, but since it was all broken, I figured I would wait until I fo...
1/8" Shark Denticle   Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA - Unidentified - Shark
This is one of the goodies you get when you look for micro fossils - its a shark denticle. ...
1 1/4" Ray Plate   Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA - Unidentified - Other
Here's a sweet upper crusher plate. Its my only complete one from the Chandler Bridge so far....
1/4" Ray Dermal Scute   Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA - Unidentified - Other
Even though this looks like a tooth, its actually a dermal scute, very similar to an alligator. ...
1 1/16" Squalodon Molar   Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA - Squalodon atlanticus
It would be tough to find another squalodon molar this well preserved dis-articulated from the skull....
3 5/16" Angustidens Shark Tooth   Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA - Carcharocles angustidens
One of the sharpest teeth I've ever found! Check out the close-ups of the tip and serrations. Also look at the cool little pathology. This is probably the best angustidens I'll find all year....
2 1/8" Angustidens Shark Tooth   Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA - Carcharocles angustidens
Here's another pristine, stunning beauty from the grey chandler bridge layer of the latest exposure we've been working. You'll NEVER see colors like these anywhere else!...
The Angustidens Harvest Continues   Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA
The weather forecast for last night was for rain, but we awoke to find that little more than a mist had actually fallen. Our plans were to go walk the golf course for megs, and since that's the only spot I am confident of finding a meg right now we stuck to the plan. The road was still dry there, and there wasn't a new pond so instead of wasting any time, we headed off to the new Chandler Bridge spot. Then I remembered on the way that I hadn't checked the Spot that Should Not Be in quite some ti...
The Angustidens Harvest Continues   Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA
The pond was just as we left it yesterday - a wreck. Still, though, there was plenty of area of hunt. Since I expected it to be flooded today, I counted myself lucky and went to work. I filled some buckets for some home based hunting first, then I hunted. m4 actually scored first with his superb, large retroflexus tooth. It is the first complete specimen we've seen from this spot so far. I scored a sweet 2"+ angustidens and shook my head in disbelief at my luck lately. Minutes later I...
The Midas Touch   Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA
I met up with DW, tHaDude, and M4 at LaFarge. We hunted the allowed collecting area for less than an hour, and bailed on the account of low production. Check out my haul, three teeth. Yikes. The Eocene mako is nice, though. We pulled together and develop a collecting scandal....
The Midas Touch   Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA

We decided to take a chance and hit the pond which DW had called a tooth gold mine. At 10:30 we arrived, and at 10:30:02, after looking down, I spotted my first tooth. This place was loaded; and the teeth were all golden color. A Midas DW touch?? DW scored a killer angy before lunch, and Dude was digging next to him. I berated him for his inability to keep up with DW, but this would later haunt me. This made us all hungry, so we headed to the Bell.

After scarfing our food, back to the...

The Midas Touch   Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA
The Midas Touch
The Midas Touch   Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA
I always anticipate the big Lafarge trip, and today was no different. tha duDe picked me up early and we drove to the hotel and scooped m4. We barely made it to the designated meeting point in time, but when we did, da f0ssZ was there to greet us. We signed in and walked back to tha duDe's ride to wait to go in. As we left our vehicles behind, many expectantly walked toward the new deposits. As we arrived on the new area, employees of the mine were there to greet us and send us back t...
5/8" Thresher Shark Tooth   Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA - Alopias latidens
5/8" Thresher Shark Tooth
3/8" Angel Shark Tooth   Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA - Squatina subserrata
3/8" Angel Shark Tooth
1 9/16" Angustidens Shark Tooth   Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA - Carcharocles angustidens
I found this one a little higher up in the layer, so truthfully, this one was probably reworked into a higher, younger, unnamed layer. It didn't really encounter any wear, though. All it did was soak up more killer colors....
1/2" Angustidens Shark Tooth   Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA - Carcharocles angustidens
1/2" Angustidens Shark Tooth
1/2" Angustidens Shark Tooth   Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA - Carcharocles angustidens
1/2" Angustidens Shark Tooth
2 13/16" Angustidens Shark Tooth   Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA - Carcharocles angustidens
What a gorgeous tooth! Its the biggest and best preserved I've ever dug from the Chandler Bridge!...
1 1/4" Eocene Mako Shark Tooth   Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA - Isurus praecursor
1 1/4" Eocene Mako Shark Tooth
3" Sawfish Rostral Tooth   Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA - Unidentified - Other
3" Sawfish Rostral Tooth
1" Squalodon Tooth   Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA - Squalodon atlanticus
1" Squalodon Tooth
1 3/16" Squalodon Tooth   Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA - Squalodon atlanticus
I actually dug this tooth out with a large shovel without breaking it. What luck! Its hard to find a better preserved specimen....
3/16" Whale Shark Tooth   Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA - Rhincodon typus
This is the first whale shark tooth I ever found. I came across it by sifting some incredibly rich Chandler Bridge layer....
1 7/8" Angustidens Shark Tooth   Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA - Carcharocles angustidens
1 7/8" Angustidens Shark Tooth
2 3/16" Angustidens Shark Tooth   Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA - Carcharocles angustidens
Another fantastic fossil that I dug right from a rich deposit of the Chandler Bridge formation....
Another triumphant return from the hunt   Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA
I have done nothing fossil oriented lately that was unrelated to the new Gold Mine chandler bridge spot. When I'm not hunting it, I'm shoveling dirt into buckets and going through them with a hose and strainer at home. Yesterday after work I went out and splashed for a little while and scored a few decent teeth. I brought home 3 small buckets of prime earth, though, and went through one of them this morning. In that I scored like a madman, including my first whale shark tooth ever as well as a k...
Last day hunting for this vacation   Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA
t$ rung me up and asked me if i was going 2thin saturday. of course i'm going 2thin saturday! i picked him up and i really wanted to check to see if the crews were working over at the golf course. everyone else has found something good at that pond, and i want something good, too! 3 hours later, i was only slightly heavier due to the junker teeth i was finding and i wanted to leave. t$ found a little peeler meg, but he wasn't opposed to leaving. onto the next spot we went....
Last day hunting for this vacation   Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA
we decided to go back out to the pond that 2th hoover showed me a couple weeks ago because people have been rackin on nice chandler bridge stuff out there. i even heard of some whale shark teeth coming out. i only wanted an angel shark tooth, though, so i prepared to spend the rest of my afternoon splashing the cb. you never know what you're gonna find in that stuff. just as soon as we started splashing, we started finding little teeth. They were EVERYWHERE! It was the richest concentration of t...
Last day hunting for this vacation   Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA
Lately I haven’t been out much and I thought it was about time I call Ditchweezil to see if he wanted to go toothin and he was down for sure. We headed out to the spot where thA Dude found his sweet nearly 6inch meg the other week. Finding teeth for me at this spot wasn’t a problem. The only problem was that everything I found was nearly beat to crap or just not worth keeping. Ditchweezil suggested we should move to a better spot and I agreed because there were untold riches to be found from...
Last day hunting for this vacation   Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA
This place has the best chandler bridge I’ve ever seen. I was picking up teeth everywhere and after splashing the chandler bridge for awhile I score a sweet little angy and for other places it would take me sometimes hours just to find a single tooth in it. I decided to take a bucket of this chandler home and I’m glad I did because after shifting the last bit of dirt from the bucket I found my first whale shark tooth. I will definitely be coming back to this place to get some more....
3/16" Whale Shark Tooth   Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA - Rhincodon typus
This is my first whale shark tooth I've ever found. Its a small tooth and its very close to perfect just has some slight wear to one end of the root....
1 7/16" Angustidens Shark Tooth   Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA - Carcharocles angustidens
A few serrations are slightly nicked, but its still a gem....
3/8" Angel Shark Tooth   Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA - Squatina subserrata
This is my first complete angel shark tooth and its a beauty! Not a hint of even the slightest bit of damage....
7/8" Pathologic Snaggletooth Shark Tooth   Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA - Hemipristis serra
Just a beautiful little patho tooth....
2 1/16" Angustidens Shark Tooth   Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA - Carcharocles angustidens
This is one of the most beautiful teeth I've ever found. The white chandler bridge layer at this location produces spectacular fossils. I've dug in the same layer for hours in other spots and not found a single tooth, but this one I found by splashing a small area - what luck!...
NotSoWandoFour   Berkeley County, South Carolina, USA
Da f0ssZ, fresh with fly new ride pl8Z cruized up to my crib about 9. We rolled to the golf course first but the crews were working. I showed df where all the scores of late were made, but then we rode on out to superpit to dig. It was just as we left it, as there has been no rain since his last visit several weeks ago. df was down into the pit first, and not wanting to miss out on anything, i decided to just tumble down the hill. its only a drop of 10 feet into mud 18 inches...
NotSoWandoFour   Berkeley County, South Carolina, USA

After a winter hibernation from toothin', I gave DW the call for some digging. DW's arm took little twisting and he was down with a toothin' trip. He called ThaDude, but he was unable to join us. So I arrived at DW's a little early, and off we were. We drove around to some nice ponds, but the construction companies were working, so we decided to hit the old haunt, superpit. We stopped for some petro, and the smell of fresh java was like the song of the siren...no man can resist. I loaded up o...

1 1/2" Angustidens Shark Tooth   Berkeley County, South Carolina, USA - Carcharocles angustidens
1 1/2" Angustidens Shark Tooth
The skunking continues - but only for one of us!   Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA
The construction crews wouldn't be working today since its Christmas weekend, so we went out to this awesome new pond. The entire bottom is dug to the chandler bridge and wando formations. In some places, the wando is under a little mud so you can dig everything. We dug from about 10 to 4 and I uncovered several hundred square feet - all devoid of quality fossils. I found a lot, but it was all mangled. tha duDe, however, finally hit paydirt. After a long hiatus from the megalodon glory, he found...
The skunking continues - but only for one of us!   Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA
The skunking continues - but only for one of us!
5 15/16" Megalodon Shark Tooth   Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA - Carcharocles megalodon
What a spectacular find! his best in like 2 years....
0 for 2   Berkeley County, South Carolina, USA
I figured that with the mid week rains, perhaps the ditch would be a decent place to hunt. WRONG! I found fewer than 10 teeth, and all of them were broken. I went over to the new pond on the Golf Course, and unfortunately, had the same result there. There will be new ponds soon, and plus, next Friday da f0ssZ is coming down and we're going to do some hunting. After that, there will be much hunting over my christmas vacation. ...
How could I keep a streak like I've had lately??   Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA
The first place I went today was top secret, and it stunk massively. i was only there 30 minutes before i left. There wasn't a single tooth lying around anywhere, and the pit was full of footprints. its all good though because i flew out to the spot that should not be and dug for about 3 hours before calling it quits. i dug a pretty big trench over at the little pond and filled the whole thing in so it was really hard work, and i didn't even find anything good in it. i got tired of striking out ...
1 11/16" Mako Shark Tooth   Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA - Isurus retroflexus
This tooth is as sharp as it could possibly be, and it doesn't have a flaw anywhere - Its so good, it might become a necklace tooth for my wife....
1 1/4" Dugong Molar   Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA - Metaxytherium sp.
1 1/4" Dugong Molar
2 1/2" Angustidens Shark Tooth   Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA - Carcharocles angustidens
Just a flawless tooth! 99.7% perfect. Check out the cool little wave in the edge of the serrations near the tip....
A Grand Finale   Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA
Today was my shortest hunt since I only had to fill the time my wife was gone bowling. It was an opportunity for the weEzlinG to burn off some energy, though, and for me to hunt one last time this holiday weekend. Indiana and Buffalo were already out there, and Buffalo was thrilled to have found his first 5 inch plus megalodon tooth that very day by just walking. It had a lot of peel on the front, but was otherwise very nice. They decided to hang out a little longer and dig a little while with ...
What I've been waiting for   Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA
A sunny, breezy, cool day awaited tha duDe, Indiana, an I as we ventured forth into the 2thin grounds. On the way, 2th h00ver called me and said he had a new pond to go check out, so we zoomed over to meet him. It was a deep pond whos entire bottom was covered with a light grey Chandler Bridge. There were little teeth everywhere, so h00v was content to pick them up. For his efforts, he was rewarded with one of the most killer angel shark teeth I've ever seen. The rest of us dug, though. The rest...
5 1/2" Megalodon Shark Tooth   Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA - Carcharocles megalodon
A big, beautiful, nearly perfect, white megalodon tooth. The root rules, the bourlette is fully intact, the serrations are sharp, the color is awesome! The tip kills me. In fact, I might have broken it. When I first found it, I thought my shovel hit the tip and that's what caused the break. Now that I think about it and remember what happened, though, I don't actually know that for sure. Its because of the way I dig. My shovel is always perpendicular to the plane of the layer, and when I exposed...
1 15/16" Transitional Great White Tooth   Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA - Isurus escheri
This is a rare find for South Carolina - a transitional Great White tooth. Lots of these are coming out of Chile and the Netherlands, but very few from here. Awesome color, too....
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