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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 went on to catch several chub all around the 4lb […]

New Fish For Swan Lake

The club are please to announce that Swan Lake received a stocking of 15 stunning mirror carp, averaging 10lb each, the fish were supplied by VS Fisheries and included classic strains such as Harrow, Sutton and Leney.

A just reward!

Simon Lashmore reported catching several hard-fighting tench from Grace Lake fishing daytime sessions but has struggled to find any of the lake’s crucian carp. He has seen several large pike in the lake though which must have gained entry when the nearby Stratford Brook flooded into the lake. Anyone catching these pike is asked to remove them and put them into McGregor or Swan Lakes on the complex.

Otter fencing for Gingerbread Lake

Sport at Swan Lake appears to have markedly slowed down no doubt attributable to carp getting ready to spawn. Bob Kitchener fished overnight catching a 13lb common but overall bites were hard to come by.

Gingerbread Lake will be temporaily closed

Jamie Hotchin-Stylianou fished overnight at McGregor Lake and, despite a hard frost, managed to catch four good-sized carp. Robert Livock finally got off the mark after a couple of blank visits when he caught a 14lb 2oz mirror during a short morning session. Other anglers were getting sport from bream and roach using feeder tactics.

Denham Baits Bonanza

More recently, a member reported catching no fewer than five carp in a session all falling to Element L boilies. Nick ‘the Greek’ Page turned up for a daytime session and margin fished catching three cracking carp, a 33lb mirror and two other 20lb+ carp. John Murphy got off the mark this year by catching 2 big bream both well over 9lbs.