Auction Time

As part of my role as Night Permit Secretary I am entitled to night permits for all the lakes, but as a non-fisherman I have no use for them, therefore as last year, the board have agreed that they can be auctioned off. Following comments from various members, this year’s auction will be slightly different […]


In the last week there have been several instances seen where gates in the otter fences on all the complexes haven’t been locked correctly leaving them either unlocked, or left with a gap, potentially in some instances allowing an otter to get inside the fences All members, including new members joining us for the coming […]

Night Permit Renewals Reminder

Night permit holders are reminded that they have until 30th April 2021 to return their forms and send payments through, otherwise it will be taken that they will not be renewing their permits and their places will be offered to those on the waiting lists. This includes anyone who has said they will be renewing but […]

Night Fishing

In line with the recent statement from the Angling Trust, night fishing can resume on Gingerbread, Swan and McGregor Lake from Monday 29th March, with Monday being the first permitted night, NOT from midnight on Sunday. While allowing night fishing to recommence, the statement also encourages people not to travel outside of their local area and […]

Gingerbread Track Re-open

Work has taken place over the weekend to remove the over-hanging trees form around the back of two bar bay. This work has allowed the track to be re-opened providing access to the bottom end of the lake. A very big thank you from the board goes to Chris, Ron and Steve Holmes for carrying […]

On/ Off Times for the Lakes

Following a number of requests from members regarding current on/ off times on the lake, the board have taken the decision to temporarily change the times that our still waters can be fished.  With effect from Monday 8th March, fishing will be permitted by all members from dawn till dusk, which is approx. ½ hr before […]

2021 Annual General Meeting – Thursday 18th March 2021

Due to the lockdown restrictions in place, the club is unable to hold a physical annual general meeting (AGM) this year. The board feel it is important for Members to see how the club is being managed and are putting together an online AGM within a Facebook group. BHAA has always involved its Members in […]

Sandy Lakes to Re-Open

Following the recent closures of Swan and McGregor Lakes due to flooding, the board are pleased to announce that both lakes will re-open from 7am on Monday 22nd February, although with some restrictions.  All swims are now fishable, but due to the boggy ground, the track to the swims on the river bank has been closed […]

Existing Membership Renewal

For the upcoming 2021/22 season, the club are looking to offer existing ‘day’ members the opportunity to re-join the club before the books go onto general sale. To re-apply for next season the process is as follows:  Cut the front cover off of this years club book and write the BOOK NUMBER found on the inside of […]

Night Permit Renewals

The renewals for night permits on all the lakes will be sent out shortly. For those members who have supplied an e-mail address, the reminder will initially be sent there, followed by a text message if no response has been received by the beginning of April as a reminder. For those members who have not […]