Bude Canal Angling Association

Bude Canal Now Open to Day Ticket Anglers.

Day tickets are available from the Crescent Post Office Bude or the Weir Cafe Whalesborough.  £5 a day full adult £2.50 junior and OaP.

The following additional angling regulations will be in place and enforced:

  • Anglers to carry their BCAA ID Card/ Day Ticket and EA Rod Licence with them when fishing.*
  • Angling form sunrise to sunset only (no night fishing).
  • No umbrellas, bivvies’ or shelters of any description to be erected at any time.
  • No Fishing within 15 metres of another angler.
  • Anglers to be within arms reach of their rods at all times.
  • When fishing the Lower Basin or narrow sections of the canal please avoid placing your rod bag/keepnet bag, etc immediately behind you, place them to the side and maximise space for towpath users to pass.

*Please note BCAA Bailiffs and EA Bailiffs will be patrolling the banks.  It is a criminal offence to fish without a licence (technically theft) and not having a valid rod licence carries a maximum fine of £2500.

Membership Renewal NoticeWe have opened for 2020-21 Membership renewal, please see the Covid 19 July Update with details as to how to renew opposite.  The deadline for renewal is 31st August.

Membership Application - We are now open to receive applications for full and junior membership (You must reside with a 18 mile radius of Bude measured as the crow flies from Falcon Bridge).  If you wish to apply please contact us using the contact tab above and we will forward an application form.

The Association at this point in time has no Associate Membership places available, the next occasion vacancies may arise will be the 1st September and a notice will be placed on this website as to how to apply if that is the case.


Please note the 2020-21 fixture lists (Tabs Contests/Fixtures above) have been updated

Sunday 9th August - Pairs Match Stu Bell Trophy – Draw Hele Bridge Car  7am Fish 8:15am to 1:15pm

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