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News Update: 9th October 2021

Carp fishing at Gingerbread Lake has proven to be more challenging in recent weeks with an abundance of weed beds around the lake and the fish holding up in pockets in the weed. Those anglers lucky enough to locate fish have enjoyed some great catches

News Update: 4th October 2021

Graham Gadsby was another member who participated in the recent working party at the Sandy Lakes complex and was rewarded with a night’s fishing at the venue. He opted to fish at Swan Lake where he came up trumps by catching a beautiful common carp

News Update: 26th September 2021

Jonah Tidmarsh reported recently catching one of Gingerbread Lake’s sought-after residents, the mirror carp named Moonscale weighing 36lb 1oz. Another member, Jordan, caught a cracking brace of carp at the weekend, a fully scaled mirror and a big common. Both fish were in lovely condition. 

News Update: 19th September 2021

September continued to produce some more great catches from BHAA’s fisheries. David Grant fished a 72-hour session at Swan Lake where he caught probably the lake’s largest mirror carp weighing 36lbs. He did not photograph the fish though as he had caught it earlier in

News Update: 12th September 2021

The hot weather with light winds made conditions far from ideal for catching fish during much of the past week but members were still able to report some good catches. At Gingerbread Lake, Ionut Cires continued his run of big carp landing two mirrors both

Sandy Fishery Closure

Sandy Fishery closed from 22:00 on Friday 24th September until 05:00 Monday 27th for a work party. Priorities are otter fence maintenance, track extensions and car park construction. Those attending will be able to fish on the Saturday night (we expect a decent shift on the Sunday

News Update: 5th September 2021

Karl Franklin fished at McGregor Lake catching a 4lb tench and two sizable bream weighing 4lbs and 5lbs. Clive Day enjoyed his first taste of success with the lake’s carp when he fished a snaggy swim but still managed to land mirrors weighing 21lbs, 19lbs

News Update: 1st September 2021

Now that autumn is approaching, and water temperatures are cooling, carp in all our lakes seem tobe getting the urge to fatten themselves up in readiness for the winter months. Glen Mills reported catching a super looking 28lb common carp that he caught at Gingerbread

News Update: 22nd August 2021

Iotun Cires visited the challenging Swan Lake for a day session catching a cracking fully scaled mirror carp before moving on to the nearby McGregor Lake on another visit. He reported catching a haul of carp comprising of both mirrors and commons and totalling 18

River Access Update

Our partnership with Olney and Clifton Fishing Association is off to a good start. As a reminder, we now share the Lavendon and Harrold stretches. The Lavendon track has been improved, the farmers’ gate has been repaired, and a small car parking area strimmed. The