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News Update: 23rd March 2020

BHAA’s still waters have exploded back into life with some super catches during the recent spell of milder weather. At Gingerbread Lake, at least, two carp over 40lbs have been caught together with another two carp exceeding 39lbs in addition to several other large carp.

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

In light of the latest guidance on precautions to be taken to avoid the spread of coronavirus, the Board has decided to cancel the Annual General Meeting until further notice. Please tell anyone who was planning to attend on Thursday not to do so.A Neil

News Update: 16th March 2020

Fraser Hayden finished the river season fishing the little-fished stretch called ‘The Jungle’ at Tempsford, once one of the area’s prime match fisheries. He adopted a roving approach using ledgered boilie paste on a size 6 hook. In a short two-hour session he caught four

News Update: 9th March 2020

Reports of fish catches are still few and far between but BHAA’s Chairman Neil Sampson decided to fish the River Ivel at the club’s Willow Hay stretch and venturing on to the downstream swims on Biggleswade common. He used ledgered cheese paste as bait and

News Update: 2nd March 2020

Few anglers have ventured out recently mainly because of the constant wind and rain that has made for awful conditions. However, some reports of fish being caught have still been received. On Swan Lake, two carp were caught with one weighing 29lbs whilst the other

News Update: 16th February 2020

Fishing a BHAA controlled stretch of the River Ouse, Alan Lawrence set about catching chub using a simple two swan shot running ledger. During the day he amassed a total of seven chub with the largest, a pristine specimen, weighing 6lb 3oz. Fraser Hayden put

News Update: 10th February 2020

Despite the worsening weather conditions, Paul Burton continued his quest for winter carp at McGregor Lake where feeding fish tend to move during the hours of darkness. Last week he added another two nice fish to his tally with mirror carp weighing 14lb 7oz and

News Update: 2nd February 2020

Sport on the lakes has been very slow over the past week although a few good carp were landed at Gingerbread Lake when plenty of anglers were still fishing for them. The water level in the lake has risen by nearly 18 inches restoring it

News Update: 26th January 2020

Fraser Hayden continued his fishing exploits on the River Ivel when he decided to fish a stretch at Sandy for a short evening session. He moved from swim to swim in search of fish using small cubes of luncheon meat as bait and went on

News Update: 19th January 2020

The recent heavy rains meant that the lower reaches of the rivers were carrying a lot of flood water so Fraser Hayden decided to visit an upper stretch of the River Ivel, BHAA’s Langford Mill stretch. In a short afternoon session, he caught 16lbs of