Author: Richard Handel


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Richard Handel

Trip No4 Pike Fishing (2013)

Richard Handel submitted 3 years 120 days ago 1 Comments
I am back out on the Hampshire Avon today, doing a bit of pike fishing, as I have a day off work. It’s been a long time since I have been on the river, due to being obsessed with trying to catch the big common, with not much success!... Read More

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My First Pike Trip of (2013)

Richard Handel submitted 3 years 121 days ago 0 Comments
As the floods are still going strong and the lake temperatures are still low. I decided to go back onto the Hampshire Avon and have a go for some more pike. I still needed my waders to get to the swim. I only set up one rod with a nice half mackerel on the end and flicked it out in a nice bit of slack water.... Read More

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My Second Pike Trip (2012)

Richard Handel submitted 3 years 124 days ago 0 Comments
I am back out pike fishing again, as the lakes were still frozen this week. I have come back to the same area as I had done so well the last time. However, I have more time this weekend so hopefully, will cover a greater area with better success on the size front. My first stop was the boathouse swim, as I had two fish from there before.... Read More

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My First Pike Trip in (2012)

Richard Handel submitted 3 years 126 days ago 0 Comments
As the weather has been so poor and with my failed carp trip in the week, due to a frozen lake and only 4 hours free. I though it was time to get the Pike rod’s out. So off down the river for a bit of roving with a dead bait. The river was still in flood, it was a bit hard to find a swim. However, I found a nice bit of slack water by a bridge, that will do for a start.... Read More

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Godman Pva Bags

Richard Handel submitted 3 years 128 days ago 0 Comments
I like to use bags a lot in my fishing and I use Godman Angling PVA. I have found them to be the best quality available, not just their bags and mesh, they have a couple of very innovative ideas, as well.... Read More

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