- Land/Shallow Water Search
Cost For My Service
All Recoveries are on a REWARD System - so we DO ask for a reward based on what the lost item is worth to you and what you can afford. I charge a $35 call out fee to search for your lost item.
All travel and incidental fees will be agreed upon prior to rendering any services.
I accept PayPal and Venmo for payments.
We gladly accept VISA, Mastercard, American Express, Discover or Cash.
Call us as soon as you can! As much as you may want to, it’s best not to dig through the sand (it can dislodge, sink or even move your item making it more difficult to find). Be aware that people may have seen that you’ve lost something valuable and they may return when you leave, so time is of the essence! Be sure you only reveal the location of your valued item to a trusted source - the sooner you call us, the better our chance to successfully recover your lost treasure!
Beaches, Ocean/Lakes (up to 3ft depth), Yards, Parks and Athletic Fields. With permission... Private property and some Parks and Athletic Fields
Emerald Isle, NC Atlantic Beach, NC Morehead City,NC Hubert,NC Jacksonville,NC , Surf City
Steven Ray's Bio
I have been detecting seriously since 2012. All metal detectors used are waterproof I am retired from government service and now when not searching for a customer’s lost item, I can usually be found on the beaches searching for other treasures!
Steven Ray - Recent Blog Post
On Steven’s birthday (Friday), Steven’s family met up with two other sets of friends to celebrate the fact that all 3 families had children born last year and were planning to make this an annual family vacation. Pine Knoll Shores, NC’s ocean beach was the site of the first celebration. Steven did not want […]
Lost for 50 Years a St. John’s Class Ring Finds Its Owner Last month Kevin sent me a picture of his class ring he has not been able to wear since 1965! Detecting with a friend at Surf City pier I was able to find Kevin’s class ring. Because it had been lost so long, […]
Laura & Roy were spending a traditional trip to Emerald Isle, North Carolina with their Maryland friends. Roy handed his wedding band to Laura while he went for a swim. Laura placed her husbands ring in a pocket attached to a beach chair among the group of other friends chairs. It wasn’t until much later […]
Adam was spending another vacation day with the family. Searching for shark teeth, hoping to witness a baby turtle nest hatch and throwing a ball with one of his sons. He stated that he usually keeps the ring home but in this occasion, forgot… Adam contacted Emerald Isle Metal Detecting shortly after the […]
Sheldon was heading from the beach house to the beach. A burst of wind pulled her hat off and it’s chin strap grabbed one of her gold hoop earrings. Within minutes of arriving, I recovered the stray earring and Sheldon was a very happy woman!