Carp Fishing Trip 16 (2013)

I am back out for another quick night, in my hunt for a big common.  At the moment there are 2 day anglers up on the reeds and 1 person night fishing.
After a good look around the lake, I settled for a swim that I had not fished for a long time for some forgotten reason.


It has lilly pads both sides, with a big enough gap to put a bait across to the far margin, if you wish.

I opted to put one on the right hand set of pads, in between a small over hanging tree.


The other rod was cast by the end of the left set of pads, with a few spods of Bait Tec chillI hemp and some pellet + 20 or so bollies.


Both rod’s had small mesh bags with a snowman rig.


Oh well, no joy yet again. I have put this down to the sudden drop in temperature over the past 24 hrs.  It has gone down by 10 degrees at night to a low of 6 degrees and it’s nearly June.

Oh well off to work.

Till next time


About richardhandel

I would like to give a brief snap shot of my life and introduce myself; My name is Richard Handel and was born in 1965 in Suffolk. I have worked as a UK Operation & Intermodule Manager for a shipping company. I live in Hampshire now and am married with 2 young children, both girls so I am a bit outnumbered even the cat is a girl! I have been fishing since I was about 7 years old. I started on small local rivers in Suffolk, then moved onto gravel pits and then carp fishing. My personal best is a 39.08 mirror, over recent years I have started river fishing again, on the Hampshire Avon, this is a nice break from the carp lakes. My life has turned a big corner this year, the company I was working for relocated their Operation centre to Estonia. I was offered a job at the head office in London. This would have meant a 5 day commute and working in Stratford. As a family, we did not fancy this, as I would hardly spend any time with the children (and the Mrs). So after 22.5 years, I was given a nice redundancy package and with my wife is working full time. I became the house husband. This has meant a complete turn around in my fishing, as I can pick and choose when I go. I have found a splendid new syndicate to fish this year, which includes 5 lakes and some 8 miles of river with only 150 members. It's an amazing change to the way I am able to fish. I am now trying to start my own tackle business and make a bit of a name for myself in the world of fishing, as I have retired from real work. Richard
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