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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

News Update: 28th February 2021

Stephen Chessum took his young son, ii years old Bailey, with him for a day’s carp fishing at McGregor Lake accompanied by his friend Les Jakes. It was not long before Stephen had a run resulting in him catching a 10lb fully scaled mirror. Les

News Update: 21st February 2021

Board members and some willing helpers have worked hard to repair fencing and remove debris left by two recent flooding episodes at BHAA’s Gingerbread Lake enabling fishing to resume. Junior member Noah Bryan was one of those to benefit when he visited the lake with

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

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


FRASER HAYDEN – BHAA Treasurer The Board normally inform Membership subscription rates at the AGM; obviously not practical at the moment. Last year we were oversubscribed, and anticipate an increase in demand this year. Waiting lists for our night permits are closed due to over

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

Sandy Update

It is with regret that The Board have to inform the membership that the Sandy Lakes are in no fit state to re-open at the moment. Resting between the river Ivel, Stamford Brook and other local ditches, the water table remains high. Rain and snow

Gingerbread Lake Update

The Board are pleased to announce that Gingerbread Lake will re-open on Wednesday 10th February. The Ouse is within its banks, and the next few days hold no prospect of rain. The ground is saturated in places, so some restrictions are in place. Vehicles must not travel any