Derrick Turner

  • Land/Shallow Water Search

Cost For My Service

I work on a reward basis... whatever you think is fair. However, there is a minimum call out fee of $30 if the item is NOT found to cover the cost of my fuel to get there. If you are outside the Northeast Avalon area contact me and we can work something out.

Search Types

Beaches, Parks, Ponds & Yards... I also have a underwater metal detector and can search up to 2 feet of water. If you lost your ring in the snow call me ASAP.

Search Locations

All of the island of Newfoundland. Contact me if you are outside Northeast Avalon to discuss travel.

Derrick Turner's Bio

I’m from Newfoundland and Labrador and have a great passion for all things Newfoundland! I am a collector of Newfoundland LPs and Gerald S. Doyle songbooks. I have yet to “hook” a local treasure but there’s always next time! In the meantime, I have invested into metal detecting as a hobby of mine and get a great deal of gratification helping others find their lost treasures. No matter what it is, I should be able to find it with my detecting equipment, as it can tell me the type of metal and depth.

I’m a father of 2 young girls and enjoy the outdoors, hockey, guitar, bodhran, metal detecting and volunteering. I keep busy J

Derrick Turner - Recent Blog Post

  • Found Gold and Diamond Ring Lost in St. John’s, NL (2019)

    Anthony had lost his ring while fooling around with the boys in his back yard.  He was smart in that he didn’t tear up his yard trying to find it and instead called a RingFinder to help him.  It took all of 5 minutes to locate it and make another fella smile again!

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  • You found my wedding ring!?! (2017)

    Amazing story! A week ago I lost my wedding ring in a parking lot. After searching for well over an hour, I had all but given up. Then I remembered an old friend of mine had mentioned that he searched for lost rings as a side project of his. So, I mentioned it casually to […]

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  • Found wedding ring in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador (2017)

    Andrew had been out one evening to visit his father and somewhere between his vehicle and the building’s entrance he had removed his gloves, unknowingly pulling his ring off in the process too.  It was likely flung into the freshly fallen snow and wasn’t going to be easy to find without help.  After a quick […]

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  • Found lost keys in snow bank in St. John’s, NL (2016)

    I got a call on Friday to help a woman locate her lost car keys.  Her son was out shoveling after a large snowfall and the keys fell out of his pocket at some point.  The next morning I swept the snow banks and lawn where the snow was thrown but to no luck.  Not […]

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  • Found Tungsten Wedding Ring in St. Phillip’s, NL (2016)

    I received a call from a man who was doing a lot of gardening the day before and realized when he was done that his wedding band was missing.  Instead of digging up all of his hard work, he called me and in less than 10 minutes I was able to locate and return his […]

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