Trip No 42 Carp Fishing (2015)

I am out for another quick 4 hour session.  At the moment, I feel currently this is my best option (and chance of banking a fish).


As the wind is pushing hard across the lake against the tree line, I have opted to have both rod’s along there.  Both on Bait-Tech Poloni Pop Ups with a few hand fulls over the top, and to spice things up, I have put a few small balls of groundbait out as well.


This is the Poloni groundbait & the Method mix put together with a tin if Scopex Sweetcorn and chilli tiger nuts.  Plus some chilli chick peas.


The small pva bags made up of Micro Pellet Soaked in Krill & Tuna Oil.


Well, by 1330 and the sun was finally coming out, the temperature was going up.  I think I may have picked the wrong day, however I did get some great photographs.

The 1400 reel in, was getting ever closer,  it was shaping up to be blanking trip out.

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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