Black Water Diving for Fossils and Artifacts in
South Carolina's Cooper River

Richard Jacquot and Jerry Fortenberry

Everything you need to know about Cooper River diving,
fossil and artifact hunting!

295 color and black and white photos!

21 color pages to include 54 color photos!

217 fossil and artifact photos!






Chapter 1: Becoming a Black Water Diver

Chapter 2: Dive Gear

Chapter 3: When to Dive, Diving Solo

Chapter 4: The Cooper River

Chapter 5: Rules and Regulations for Fossil and
Artifact Hunting in the Cooper River

Chapter 6: Diving Dangers in the Cooper River

Chapter 7: Hunting Fossils and Artifacts in the
Cooper River

Chapter 8: Identifying your Finds

Chapter 9: Cleaning and Preserving Your Finds

Chapter 10: Labeling and Cataloging Your Finds

Dive Shops and Dive Charter Companies

Reference Books


About the Author

Written by Richard Jacquot and Jerry Fortenberry. This book contains 210 pages of information and photographs to help you learn what it takes to become a black water diver. You will also learn what you need to know about hunting fossils and artifacts in the famous Cooper River in South Carolina.

For accurate specimen identification, I consulted with Dr. Richard Hulbert of the Florida Museum of Natural History in Gainesville, Florida.

Quality is our goal! Printed on top quality gloss paper with UV protected covers. Our books and magazines come with sewn bindings to guarantee no loose pages. All our publications make a great addition and reference guide for your treasure hunting library and will provide decades of enjoyment for you and your family.

295 color and B&W photos
217 fossil and artifact photos
21 color pages
210 pages total
80# Lustro high gloss enamel paper
Heavy UV protected cover
Sewn in page binding
5 1/2" x 8 1/2"

Published by Jacquot & Son Mining and Publishing

Get your signed copy today!


To order, call 828-779-4501 or email

Send check or money order to:

Richard Jacquot
P.O. Box 542
Leicester, N.C.

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