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News Update: 25th July 2021

The very hot weather triggered off a third spawning session for the carp at Gingerbread Lake but not before Chad Pearson had managed to bag his second carp from the water, a heavily scaled mirror weighing 17lbs, during a brief evening stint. Dave Hallybone decided

News Update: 18th July 2021

Inonut Cires submitted photos of several carp he caught whilst fishing at Gingerbread Lake. The carp were both mirrors and commons weighing up to 30lbs or over. Glen Mills was another angler to catch from the lake posting a photo of a hefty mirror carp.

News Update: 11th July 2021

What a way to start your angling career! Young Joe Sharp fished McGregor Lake for the first time and went on to catch possibly the largest carp in the lake, a whopping 29lb 14oz mirror, using a popped-up boilie. Lloyd Gadsby caught a 23lb mirror

News Update: 4th July 2021

Arguably, one of the catches of the new season has been made by Bradley Witten when he fished for carp on one the club’s stetches of the River Ouse. His reward was the capture of a fantastic 30lb 4oz common carp. Many carp anglers completely

News Update: 27th June 2021

The past week has seen some great catches from BHAA’s fisheries despite fewer than expected numbers fishing since the new season opened. Tom and Charmane Mitchelson opted for a day’s quiver tipping at Gingerbread Lake and it was Charmane who went on to catch a

News Update: 20th June 2021

The 16th of June heralded the start of the river fishing and club treasurer Fraser Hayden was keen to get back alongside some flowing water. He fished a club stretch of the River Ivel using bread flake fished beneath a stick float. In only a

News Update: 13th June 2021

A member who has continued to fish at McGregor Lake throughout the recent hot weather has continued to enjoy some good sport from the lake’s carp catching up to ten carp in a day with individual fish weighing up to 18lbs. After the recent spawning

News Update: 31st May 2021

Dave Holland was pleased to see tench starting to feed at Gingerbread Lake. Float fishing in the factory bay produced a single bite for him which resulted in him catching a 7lb 1oz tench. Stephen Chessum visited Swan Lake for an overnight session after the


In the last week there have been several instances seen where gates in the otter fences on all the complexes haven’t been locked correctly leaving them either unlocked, or left with a gap, potentially in some instances allowing an otter to get inside the fences

News Update: 23rd May 2021

In a week of turbulent weather BHAA members continued to record some good catches. At McGregor Lake, the week started well with Dave Pegram catching a 22lb mirror carp as well as bream. Robert Livock caught mirror carp weighing 13lb 4oz and 15lbs margin fishing