Paul Nolan

  • Land/Shallow Water Search

Cost For My Service

I work on a reward basis...That means you pay me what you can afford and what it’s worth to you to have your lost item found. (funds help improve and purchase new equipment) $25 to cover transportation and expenses if the item isn't found. (Addition transportation costs and expenses may be necessary for long distances) PayPal excepted. Special Exemptions on all fees on case by case basis.

Search Types

All types of areas including beaches, parks, yards, fields, RV parks, campgrounds, lakes, snow covered areas. I also have an underwater detector and can search water up to 4-5 feet deep. Motorhome and Boat available if needed. Magnet retrieval equipped for smaller ferrous metal items under water. We also work with Insurance Companies to perform contracted search for lost property. 

Search Locations

North and Eastern Twin Cities Suburbs, Western Wisconsin. Maybe Duluth if not busy? Or where ever you are? Give me a call.

Paul Nolan's Bio

Employed full time with State DOT. I have been finding and returning lost property found on the metro highway system to folks for over 30 years. I have spent 25 years with Fire and EMS services and now retired. I have never advertised my metal detecting or recovery services before, it has all been just word of mouth - until now. If you have something lost and have a good idea on the location – I can help.

Paul Nolan - Recent Blog Post

  • Lost Ring Recovered in Northern Minnesota. (2021)

    On July 9th, 2021 I received a text message from a person that had lost a ring on a beach and wanted to know if I could come and locate it for her.  She told me it was up in Northern Minnesota at her Parents cabin. I could tell that she was somewhat panicked by […]

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  • Lost Ring found in St. Francis, Minnesota (2020)

    Following being contacted I went out to St. Francis MN. to help a young couple recover a lost wedding ring in tall marsh grass.  Doing some fall cleanup pulling weeds and cutting grass. It was during dumping the clippings in the into the compost pile that he noticed his ring was missing.  His ring fit […]

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  • Lost Ring Recovered Western Wisconsin. (2020)

    I received an email wondering if I could go up to a western Wisconsin lake and see if I could recover a lost ring. It was about 14o miles away. Wanting to ensure a successful recovery on the first trip we waited until both could meet on site to confirm the location of where it […]

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  • Lost Engagement Ring Recovered Western Wisconsin in Apple River. (2020)

    I received a phone call from the mother of a friend of a gal that had lost her ring in the Apple River. For those that are unfamiliar with the Apple River, its about a 3.6-mile meandering river through the Wisconsin countryside. It has a couple of tubing companies that rent out tubes and will […]

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  • Lost Ring Recovered Minnesota (2020)

    Family Vacation Blues – Not with the Ring Finders… A family vacation in Northern Minnesota certainly could have been dampened when a wedding ring slipped off a finger into a lake.  But with the Help of Ring Finder Paul Nolan this Vacation was Quickly put back into Enjoyment mode once again.  Found in 19 Minutes. […]

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