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Fish Stocking - Middle Pound

30/01/2022

BCAA took delivery of fish from the Environment Agency's Calverton fishery located in Nottingham on Monday 24th January, Guy Pessel, Adrian Hill and Matt Sampson were on hand to carry the fish the short distance from the Truck to the Pound. The fish were all stocked into the Middle Pound...

Winter League R6

10/01/2022

Winter League Round 6: Sunday 9th January: What a difference a week makes with the roach absent in what turned into a real scratching contest. It was the anglers who managed to pick up the odd skimmer who made the frame with the prediced roach catches on Whoopers Bend (pegs...

Winter League R5 Fur and Feather

20/12/2021

Winter League Round 5: Sunday 19th December: The roach were back with avengence in the Lower Basin with a number of anglers catching over 100 redfins. However, it was a carp of 8lbs that boosted Mark Gratton's weight to over 12lbs for the victory off end peg 12 (fair do's,...

Winter League R4

28/11/2021

Winter League Round 4: Sunday 28th November: This was a match dominated by quality bream as the smaller fish that had been in evidence earlier in the week were just not interested on the day. Matt Sampson held onto the pole in windy conditions to bank a near 10lb bag...

Winter League R3

08/11/2021

Winter League Round 3: Sunday 7th November: For once it was an even split between the two Basins and surprisingly it was the Second Basin that came out on top. At the equivalent match last year everyone in the Second Basin blanked with no one having a bite! It was...

Winter League R2

24/10/2021

Winter League Round 2: Sunday 24th October: It was a bream fest off pegs 15 and 16 as the Allens bagged up on the slabs that everyone thought were no longer in the canal. Simon managed to bag some quality 'bronzer' slabs and a bonus 1lb 4oz silver bar, alternating...

Winter League R1

12/10/2021

Winter League Round 1: Paul Drissell Memorial Trophy: Sunday 10th October: The bumber turnout for the first holding of the Paul Drissell Memorial Trophy was greated with light winds, sunshine and high expectations. As ever, eveyone wanted to draw red but it was John Townsend on green peg 30 who...

Pairs League R8 2021

03/10/2021

Pairs League - Round 8 - Sunday 3rd October After the dissapointment of Middle Pound it was decided to experiment by fishing the narrows section from Rodds Bridge towards Whoopers Bend. A win on the Lake by Simon Allen with 28lbs was needed to secure the league victory for Me...

COVID Update and AGM

01/10/2021

Dear Member, I hope this will be last of these I have to send as we head into the new normal! The Committee have passed a proposal to lift the umbrella and bivvie ban on the Main Canal from 00.01 on the 1 st October. Please still be mindful when...

Knockout Update (Oct)

25/09/2021

Brendon Arms 2021 Knockout Update Brendon Arms Pairs Knockout - R1 (A) Byes - R2 (A) Me & My Boy 23lb bt Lynstone Lads 18lb R1 (B) Bude Bay Pirates 21lb 60z bt 19l;b 6oz Lager Louts R2 (B) Bude Bay Piratres v Brendon All Stars R1 Brendon All Stars...

Summer League R10 2021

19/09/2021

Summer League Round 10, Reg Howard Trophy, Sunday 19th September: With three sections in play it was anyones guess where the bags were going to come from. It turned out to be a Bird Hide v Lower Basin contest with the Bird Hide coming out on top. Steve Maynard got...

Summer League R9 2021

12/09/2021

Summer League Round 9, Phyllis Turner Trophy (Roach n Rudd), Sunday 12th September: The big silver bars were nowhere to be seen and so it was a day of slow bag accummlation as everyone chased the smaller redfins. Adrian Hill used the long pole to piece together over 4lbs of...

Pairs League R7 2021

07/09/2021

Pairs League - Round 7 - Sunday 6th September With double figure bags of quality silvers coming from the Middle Pound in recent days there was disapointment on match day as the bites proved hard to come by. Steve Whitehouse made the most of an end pag and banked over...

Summer League R8 2021

22/08/2021

Summer League Round 8, BR Autospares Trophy, Sunday 22nd August: A bumper turnout for the annual 'wag n mag' contest saw the inclusion of Bird Hide section after a long absence. The match itself saw the Lower Basin dominate as expected with the top five weights (four doubles figure bags...

Pairs Leaguer R6 Stu Bell Trophy

08/08/2021

Pairs League - Round 6 Stu Bell Trophy Dick Turner pole fished his way to a near 14lb bag of silvers to win the Lower Basin section but partner Brian Powel could only manage 5th in the upper Basin, resulting in Team Faint Heart having to share the Stu Bell...

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