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Trip No 3 for Pike 2016

Richard Handel submitted 3 years 126 days ago 0 Comments
Today I am out again on the river after the pike. The river is still in flood which limits the areas that I can fish, as the flood plans are full of water.... Read More

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2nd Pike Trip of 2016

Richard Handel submitted 3 years 146 days ago 0 Comments
With the Avon in full flood, I have managed to find this perfect pool. Mind you, it could get be a bit tricky if I get a big fish!... Read More

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Pike Trip #1 2016

Richard Handel submitted 3 years 153 days ago 0 Comments
For the first trip of the year, I am Pike fishing on the river after that 25 lb.... Read More

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3rd Pike trip (2015)

Richard Handel submitted 3 years 165 days ago 0 Comments
Today is the start of my Winter campaign to catch a 25lb Hampshire Avon pike. I have two months to do this, which should be plenty of time.... Read More

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Second trip of 2015 in search Big Pike

Richard Handel submitted 3 years 178 days ago 0 Comments
I am out for a few hour’s today, on the hunt for that big pike, who is hiding in this lake. I am going to be as mobile as much as I can with the weather as it is today (wintery showers).... Read More

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First Pike trip of 2015

Richard Handel submitted 3 years 180 days ago 0 Comments
Not bad going, I am out for my first trip of 2015 and it’s only the 2nd of January!... Read More

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Last Pike trip of the year

Richard Handel submitted 3 years 186 days ago 0 Comments
This is it, the last trip of 2014 and it was going to be an overnighter. However, the frost arrived and I fancied my chances at catching some pike, so it turned into a day session. I am trying very hard not to go carp fishing for the sake of it as I believe I got stuck in a bit of a rut once or twice before.... Read More

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Pike trip #2 2014

Richard Handel submitted 3 years 191 days ago 0 Comments
I haven’t tried pike fishing on this lake for a long time. I normally bring a bit of carp kit as I inevitably spot some carp. This time I thought I should just take pike tackle as I have taken notice of the reports, saying that there are large pike hiding in here.... Read More

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Trip No 1 for Pike (2014)

Richard Handel submitted 3 years 194 days ago 0 Comments
It’s November and I thought to myself, its about time I got the Pike rod’s out again. Today, I have a guest with me and so being a fishing gentleman, I have given him the choice of swim and section of the river.... Read More

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Trip No5 Pike Fishing (2013)

Richard Handel submitted 3 years 196 days ago 0 Comments
I finally managed to get out before Christmas. It had been a bad 3 weeks, both my wife and myself had got that stomach bug, as well as, all the wind and rain. I found a free day when the weather was not too bad.... Read More

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