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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

Your lake maps, sonar scans


Your lake maps, sonar scans, photos and notes are automatically saved with date and time and grouped together for each fishing trip and body of water. When you open Deeper Lakebook™, you’ll see your mapped waterbodies marked with symbols that … Continue reading

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Trip 23 Carp Fishing – 2020


Please note that this session was done before the current Corona lockdown.   I was given the opportunity to fish two nights this weekend.  I’d originally planned on arriving Saturday am, but after a friend asked if the youngest daughter … Continue reading

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Talking Carp Magazine Latest Issue


  Find me on page 46 of this months issue of Talking Carp Magazine With lots of great feature to read online

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Deeper Pro angler Charlie


Deeper Pro angler Charlie knows how to catch big perch, check out the below video to see how he utilises this chirp+ and reads the sonar!  https://youtu.be/0Ou2_H2jhCs One of DEEPER team Members Charlie Coppolo was out on his local reservoir … Continue reading

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Get on the fish faster!


Get on the fish faster! Deeper Sonars will show you depth, contour, fish location and much more. Find fish, locate hotspots, map your favourite lakes, then get straight into the action. https://deepersonar.com/…/e…/products/smart-sonar-chirp-plus

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Full Lockdown In My Household


My last few blog/vlog will be coming out over the next few week’s / months. So glad the sun is out, it’s going to be hard, but we must halt the virus. Stat safe and see you on the other … Continue reading

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*** 𝐂𝐨𝐦𝐩𝐞𝐭𝐢𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐓𝐢𝐦𝐞 *** Want to be in with a chance to have your picture as our Facebook cover photo for the Month of April & Win one of our New Deeper Power Lanterns??? Follow these easy steps: • Upload … Continue reading

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Trip 22 Carp Fishing – 2020


Location – School Lake Hours Fished – 5 hours I’m making the most of days before the gardening starts up and I’m back on the school lake for another 5 hours today.  It’s a different swim to yesterday, but a … Continue reading

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Pillows


We’ve produced ‘Pillows’ for a number of years, primarily designed for moving water or when fishing on marginal slopes to help prevent baits from rolling away. These 12mm Classic Corn Pillows have been going down an absolute storm, looking pretty … Continue reading

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Turbo charging your hookbait


A quick and easy way of turbo charging your hookbait without the need for PVA! #ClassicCorn #BaitHacks  

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