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Biggleswade and Hitchin AA is Looking for Bailiffs

There are vacancies at the Sandy and Eaton Socon fisheries. The membership is generally compliant, the need for “enforcement” is minimal. However, there will always be a requirement to make sure our rules are followed. We need anglers who can attend fisheries frequently and “do

News Update: 6th August 2022

This past week it has been anglers fishing at Gingerbread Lake who have enjoyed some fantastic catches of big carp and tench. Ionut Cires caught the big common carp again weighing around 40lbs for the fifth time this season. Earlier in the week he landed

News Update: 31st July 2022

It was an eventful week at Swan Lake with anglers a little uncertain on how the fish would feed after one of the hottest weekends ever. Anthony Pogmore started the ball rolling by catching a nice tench around 5lbs using a double Crafter Catcher boilie

News Update: 24th July 2022

The recent heatwave made for far from ideal fishing conditions although bailiff Sam Hallybone took advantage of them by fishing overnight at McGregor Lake. Sam had a bumper session landing several mirror and common carp weighing up to 21lbs and a nice tench with runs

News Update: 17th July 2022

At Gingerbread Lake, Ionut Cires has continued his pursuit of the lake’s carp by putting in visits either before or after work. This week, he was rewarded by the capture of two big mirror carp, the heaviest weighing 36lb 4oz. However, one of the best

Extreme Weather Precautions

As we are about to experience a spell of unprecedented hot and dry weather conditions, it is important that our members stay vigilant when attending our fisheries. In the coming weeks, it is forecast temperatures will remain very high and, therefore, we recommend anglers refrain

News Update: 10th July 2022

The warm sunny weather has seen plenty of members on the banks but it has made fish generally hard to catch during daylight hours. Robert Livock did have some success fishing at McGregor Lake when he caught a 16lb mirror carp soon after casting out

News Update: 3rd July 2022

The previous weekend saw Graeme Gadsby catch two nice carp from Swan Lake, a 26lb 8oz mirror and a 17lb 6oz common. However, for much of the following week carp stubbornly refused to feed despite showing themselves on the lake’s surface. David Grant fished a

News Update: 26th June 2022

Earlier in the week, Ionut Cires spent time at Gingerbread Lake floater fishing for carp moving from swim to swim until he found a feeding group. This tactic brought him three good-sized carp, two commons and a mirror. Later he returned doing short sessions either

Auction Update

The Charity Auction is now closed, the winning bid was £725 from Glenn Mills. I’d like to say a very big thank you to all of you who submitted bids, and for allowing us to make this generous donation to my chosen Charity, Tackling Minds.