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Gingerbread Lake Re-Opens

Following an inspection of conditions at Gingerbread Lake, the Board has decided to re-open the venue from Monday, 26th of February. Members visiting the lake are asked to adhere to the following guidance – Access round to the right of the main carp park is

News Update: 18th February 2024

Louis Horne and Sam Hallybone were keen to get back on the banks after the recent floods and decided for a spot of predator fishing at the Sandy Lakes fishery. Both anglers were successful in catching some pike and had an enjoyable day in the

Update on Fisheries

Unfortunately, the Board has decided that Gingerbread Lake should remain closed for the time being as flood waters are only just receding with the track and several swims badly waterlogged. However, it has been agreed to open the Sandy Lakes fisheries from Saturday the 16th

Membership Rates for 2024/25 Season

The following rates will apply for members wishing to renew their club membership for the coming season 2024/25: Family                    £125 Adult                     £105 Junior                    £40 Concessionary*     £80 Notes:              1. The concessionary rate is available to OAPs and Disabled Blue Badge Holders.              2. Details of how

Flooding Update

The Sandy Lakes complex is completely flooded and inaccessible so the fishery is closed. Please do not try and enter the complex on safety grounds. We will try to keep you informed on when our fisheries will re-open.

News Update: 10th February 2024

It is very much a bittersweet report this week. Ken Woolmer fished at Tyringham on the River Ouse, his favourite stetch of the river, where he caught two super perch, specimens weighing 2lb 12oz and 3lb 4oz. Later in the day, he caught another specimen,

News Update: 4th February 2024

After the recent gales and floods followed by cold conditions, the milder weather has seen some BHAA members back on the banks at last. The effect of the inclement weather has meant that some restrictions on vehicular access to swims have had to be imposed


As from 7am on Saturday, 27th January 2024, all BHAA still waters will re-open to members for fishing. Due to the recent severe flooding, YOU MUST ADHERE TO THE FOLLOWING GUIDELINES …NO EXCEPTIONS!! SWAN LAKE: Access only on foot for the whole lake (barrows are

Bait Boats and Baiting Spoons Guidance

The strength of feeling, and the numbers voting against use bait boats at the AGM was overwhelming. A new rule preventing their use on Swan Lake will be implemented on June 16th when our new Association books are issued. The Board was very close to

News Update: 20th January 2024

Annual General Meeting 17th January 2014 The Association held its AGM at Tempsford Village Hall which was well attended by members in addition to the board members. It was with sadness that the Meeting was informed that Neil Sampson would be standing down from his