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

  • Playing with the dog in the snow. (2019)

    It was an early December evening and my client was playing with her dog in the snow on a baseball field when she slipped and fell. When she was wiping herself off she noticed her ring was missing.  She searched with friends for her ring and was unable to locate it.  They looked up […]

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  • Lost Diamond Pendant with Sterling necklace recovered from Mother Earth (2018)

    Labor Day, Mike was out in the backyard doing a little brush cutting. He and his wife were going to run out and do some shopping. Mike kind of got lost in his yard work when his wife came out to see how long he was going to be. He had just a few more […]

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  • Lost ring in Minneapolis Lake found and returned to owner. (2018)

    Enjoying a day at the beach with his son tossing around a football John lost his wedding ring. He had an idea on a location but was not sure exactly when the ring went missing. He gave me a description and the search was on. After about 3 1/2 hours of searching doing a double grid […]

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  • Fastest find ever (2018)