Trip 27 – Carp Fishing 2017


It’s nice to know that for the next 7 months or so, I shall be able to set up in day light.

I have just done my last trip through the forest, as the sun was setting.

And the last of these sorts of photos (for a bit).

I managed to get about 30 minutes to look in a few swims, before I settled on this one.  I was able to lead about a bit, find the perfect spot and get some bait out.  This was all done in day light – which was nice.  Roll on Sunday and I will have an extra hour as well.

I was up at first light this morning, looking for any signs of carp.  Unfortunately, there were none until about 10 minutes before I needed to go home.  But the information gathered has been stored away, for one of my day trips.

It’s a lovely morning to be out fishing.

Until next time

Richard

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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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