Spotted Fin – Coarse- Catch Reports – Jan / 2019


 

Below are just a few of the fish landed on Spotted Fin Products

Spotted Fin – Catch Report – Jan 2019

Spotted Fin angler Richard Handel used prawn mounted on a Spotted Fin Turning Point hook to snaffle a trio of smashing perch after pre-baiting with chopped prawns. Do you pre-bait for predators? Find the Turning Point range at www.spottedfin.com

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Do you follow the crowd, or are you a pioneer? Spotted Fin anglers Rhian Bomber and partner Dave Grocer are currently exploring a South Wales river not known for it’s pike fishing, but a recent session saw four fish banked between them, and they are continuing their quest for a monster… good luck guys! Have you got a secret spot?

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We’ve all seen the movie ‘Jaws’ and know how good a slick of ‘chum’ can be when fishing for predators, so here’s a top tip.
Cut up some soft fish such as sardine, add a glug of Spotted Fin Salmon Oil and mash in to a mush. Spoon it into some Spotted Fin pva mesh, then tie it up tight. The oil adds attractant, and prevents the pva melting before it hits the water; nick onto the point of one of your trebles. Add bait flag to stop it coming off, and when it dissolves, you are left with a super slick of predator pulling power! Try it and see! It worked for our man Clint this week with a 21lb 2oz croc slipping up!

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New Spotted Fin Media Manager Richard Chapman has been on the River Dove in pursuit of chub, and managed a few bites from his banker swims! Great work Richard! www.spottedfin.com

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A mid-week session saw #TeamFin angler Andy Beach back several carp to 20lb 2oz after fishing over a constant trickle of crumbed Catalyst and Smokey Jack 12mm boilies. Andy used Spotted Fin Caramel Cream wafters on the hook, and cast regularly until he found fish. Awesome work Andy!

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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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