On August 14th, fellow Ringfinder Jeff Wettstein informed me that he was scheduled to referee three soccer games, so he needed me to help out on a recovery. We frequently back each other up when we have other commitments, since we are the only two water detectorists/divers in the Green Bay and Fox Valley region.
The groom, Mike, told me he had been swimming at a rental cottage and noticed his ring was missing at the end of the day. Some days had passed, and he had returned home, so we had to request permission from the property owner and the new renters to access the property. Permission was granted, and Mike and I hunted together, figuring two searchers would increase our odds. Mike used my Fisher 1280, and found some clad coins, and I used my Garrett AT Pro, an older but reliable model, and we swept the swimming area many times. After 2 1/2 hours, I