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News Update: 5th July 2020

Weed beds have reappeared at Swan Lake after being absent for several years following an algae bloom in the water that killed them off. Chris Jeffries followed up his capture of a 22lb mirror carp by catching a 20lb common carp during the day and

News Update: 28th June 2020

The early part of the past week with high pressure and hot weather made fish lethargic with few catch reports received. On Swan Lake, most of the action was at night or in the early morning before sunrise. Paul Burton managed to bank a fish

News Update: 21st June 2020

Wayne Beauchamp, a new club member, got off to a cracking start when he fished at McGregor Lake for the first time. He caught a perfectly conditioned 17lb 8oz mirror carp with bailiff Stephen Chessum on hand to witness his catch. Day fishing has been

News Update: 7th June 2020

Carp have continued to be caught throughout the past week from all of BHAA’s principal still waters. At McGregor Lake, Lee Jakes upped his personal best by four pounds when he caught a 27lb mirror carp. Club Secretary Alan Davies caught three 20lb plus mirror

News Update: 31st May 2020

Following on from last week’s reported capture of a 31lb 6oz common carp by David Grant from Swan Lake, he went on to catch four more commons weighing 20lb 14oz, 23lb 8oz, 32lb 15oz and 20lb 15oz together with three mirror carp weighing 25lb 9oz,

News Update: 24th May 2020

It soon became apparent that there was only a modest footfall when BHAA’s still waters reopened so the Association’s Board decided to lift the temporary constraints on fishing times. Members are still reminded to follow a few simple rules to prevent any risk of covid

Biggleswade and Hitchin AA Covid 19 Update

We have taken the week to assess the number of anglers visiting our fisheries. The combination of Monday 18th being a return to work day, and our decision not to open on a weekend has proven to be wise. The numbers on our fisheries has been

News Update: 16th May 2020

BHAA’s still waters will be re-opening from Monday, 18th May but under strict health precautions and TEMPORARY restrictions on fishing times. Restrictions on times will be kept under review by the Board and eased as soon as possible. The temporary times will allow members to

Biggleswade and Hitchin AA Ltd Update

We want to keep this simple, rather than go into long winded detail for each Association water, and unnecessary repetition of advice that we have all been following for the last 8 weeks. This simply dilutes the core message.We considered some form of Rota, but

Night Permit Renewals

Understanding that the current circumstances are challenging, the Association has been flexible regarding payment for night permits. Originally the end of April was the cut off date for full payment, but this has been extended until May 15th; hoping that existing night permit holders may