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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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Some of our best selling wafters


Some of our best selling wafters and hookbaits. The Catalyst Naturals, Classic Corn, Smokey Jack and Pink Pepper Squid. So many waters around the globe have been subdued by one or more of these hookbaits. They come in 15mm, 12×15 … Continue reading

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We’ve done all the prep


We’ve done all the prep, so you don’t have to spend weeks making your own! Our ‘Glugged’ range includes Wafters and Hardened Hookers in Smokey Jack, Catalyst and Classic Corn. Matured in sealed pots for your convenience. break the seal … Continue reading

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They say that 90% of the fish are hiding in 10% of the waters


Buy Deeper Sonar products and use the below code and get 10% off DEEPER-H-ADHVIO They say that 90% of the fish are hiding in 10% of the waters. Find and catch them with a Deeper sonar from only £174.99. dpsonar.com/all_sonars_uk

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Red Letter Trip


I had a lucky call from the wife this afternoon, saying she had to pick up a workmate in the morning and didn’t need to go to work until after 9 am!  As this is after school run time and … Continue reading

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How to avoid incorrect readings while using a Deeper sonar?


Buy Deeper Sonar products and use the below code and get 10% off DEEPER-H-ADHVIO How to avoid incorrect readings while using a Deeper sonar? 1. Use the right attachment to ensure the stability of the device; 2. Do not trust … Continue reading

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Spotted Fin’s range of boilies


Not tried Spotted Fin’s range of boilies yet ? With our new 500g handy packs of boilies you can try them all. Mix and match flavours and sizes without having to buy in bulk. Available NOW at all good SF … Continue reading

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Ever wonder how to install your Deeper sonar on a boat?


  Buy Deeper Sonar products and use the below code and get 10% off DEEPER-H-ADHVIO Ever wonder how to install your Deeper sonar on a boat? Simply attach your sonar to the Flexible Arm Mount, clamp it to your vessel … Continue reading

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