Trip No37 Carp Fishing (2014)


I am out with a friend, who is also a member of this syndicate water, and we have opted to fish here. We disided to fish the third lake, I have only fished here three times and this was when the lake opened, and he had never fished it at all.

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I found a nice 6ft bar dropping down to 8ft and placed one rod in the 8ft and the other on the 6ft, filled the area with boilies and settled down for a brew and a good chat until after dark.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6i7JjThDpXk&list=UU-KRiiCtOmgKS70tkKPwmUA

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No joy for me,  however my friend had a nice 20+ Common at 4 am.

Time for work.

Till next time
Richard

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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