Fred Stedtler

  • Land/Shallow Water Search

Cost For My Service

I work on a Reward Basis...That means you pay me what its worth to you and what you can afford for me come out and find your lost item.

If the item isn't found there will be call out fee of $25.00 to cover my gas expenses depending on where you are located...Call to discuss.

Search Types

Land searches- private yards with written permission,beaches,shallow water searches to 5 feet ( not equipped for scuba recoveries)

Search Locations

Mahwah and the surrounding areas, Northern NJ, Orange and Rockland Counties, NY

Fred Stedtler's Bio

I am married,age 63 years of age.Ihave been self employed for 26 years and still work,but consider myself semi-retired.

I have been metal detecting for 3 years and enjoy finding lost items and generally finding items of historic age.

If you have lost an item,I will use all my skills in a sincere,thorough attempt to recover the item.

I have 2 very good detectors, 1 detector is good for up to 10 feet of water immersion,so I can perform shallow water recoveries. If you need help,please contact me .

I look forward to finding what you thought was lost forever.

Fred Stedtler - Recent Blog Post

  • Lost gold dog tag found Pompton Plains, NJ (2018)

    O While playing basketball in his own driveway, Cole’s gold dog tag went flying when the chain holding it on his neck separated. He and his friend and family spent hours searching for the piece. This gold dog tag had great sentimental value as Cole’s best friend has a matching dog tag and he was […]

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  • Silver/ Titanium ring with diamond recovered Montague Township N.J. (2017)

      Jim was in a playful mood while out with his fiancé in Montague Township, in far Northern New Jersey. They decided to sleigh ride in the fresh, new snow. Jim was not wearing gloves and as he shook the snow off his hands, the Ring went flying. He and his fiancé searched for the […]

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  • Silver Claddagh Ring recovered- Ridgewood, New Jersey (2017)

    Corrine had received a Silver Claddagh Ring from her Aunt on her return from a trip to Ireland. Imagine how she felt when, while clearing snow from her car and flicking the snow off her hand the ring flew off! She and her Father searched for the ring as darkness settled in making a visual […]

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  • Lost engagement ring recovered-Lake Waywayanda, West Milford,N.J. (2017)

    Kate was running as part of a team in an all night relay race. Part of the 8 mile loop ran across a fresh water beach. In the light rain , her hand had shrunk so her ring was on loosely. As she ran over the beach, she felt her ring fall off. This was […]

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  • Pleasantville New York-Platinum engagement ring return (2017)

    Lisa is a school teacher and she was very happy to hear that her school trip was taking place at a park a couple miles from her home. While playing with the children, she threw a beach ball and as the ball left her hands-so did her engagement ring! Much frantic searching ensued, including the […]

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