SOURCE: Hunt Gold Corporation

November 17, 2008 10:07 ET

Hunt Gold Corporation -- Appointment of Permanent Project Geologist

Company Appoints Edward J. Huskinson, Jr. as Its Permanent Project Geologist With Immediate Effect

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - November 17, 2008) - Hunt Gold Corporation (PINKSHEETS: HGLC) confirms that Mr. Edward J. Huskinson, Jr. has been appointed as the Company's Permanent Project Geologist with immediate effect.

Ed Huskinson has a Masters Degree in Economic Geology, an M. Sc., from the University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, Texas with a Major in Geology and a Minor in Metallurgy. Ed has a B.A. from West Texas State University, Canyon, Texas with a Major in Geology. Ed is a Registered Professional Geologist in Wyoming.

Ed Huskinson has served as Project Manager on various Mines and has over twenty years of experience on mining exploration programs throughout the Western United States and in Mexico. Ed Huskinson resides in and is based in Arizona.

Ed Huskinson, together with Mr. Jack Light, the Company's Senior Geologist will consult with Senior Management on all of the Company's Mining projects and provide advice on local and regional geology, as well as exploration programs and permitting for all of the Company's Gold Mining properties.

Ed Huskinson will work closely with Hunt Gold Corporation's Senior Management, its Advisory Committee and its exploration partners in the exploration and development of the Company's Gold Mining properties.

Ed Huskinson's full resume will available on the Company's Corporate web site which is scheduled for completion very shortly.

The Company confirms that it has now finalized the awarding of the Drilling Contracts and will announce those details shortly.

The Company confirms that it will be filing its drilling and exploration plans with the BLM without delay.

ABOUT HUNT GOLD CORPORATION

Hunt Gold Corporation is a Gold Mining & Exploration Company focused on the development and exploration of its Gold properties, namely "Mockingbird," "Ambassador," "Golden Eagle," "Gladstone Lookout," "Lady Alde," "Lookout Silver," "Starlight," "American Flag," "Venezia," "Stormcloud," "Cherry," "Buffalo Limecap," "Red Cloud" and "Federal." The Company has completed the sale of its "American Molygold" interests and will be distributing the entire sale proceeds through a Stock Dividend to its stockholders, this to be announced shortly.

This release contains "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended and such forward-looking statements are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. "Forward-looking statements" describe future expectations, plans, results, or strategies and are generally preceded by words such as "may," "future," "plan" or "planned," "will" or "should," "expected," "anticipates," "draft," "eventually" or "projected." You are cautioned that such statements are subject to a multitude of risks and uncertainties that could cause future circumstances, events, or results to differ materially from those projected in the forward-looking statements, including the risks that actual results may differ materially from those projected in the forward-looking statements as a result of various factors, and other risks identified in a companies' annual report on Form 10-K or 10-KSB and other filings made by such company with the SEC.

Contact Information

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    Hunt Gold Corporation
    E Mail: Email Contact
    Telephone: (954) 840-6956
    Contact: Mr. Michael G Saner