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Brendon Arms Knockout Draws

03/05/2021

Brendon Arms 2021 Knockout Draws The draws were made at the Southfield Arms, 18:00 on Friday 1st May. Drawing the home team/angler was Bude renowned runner/cyclist Simon Willshire, and the away team/angler by local cricketing/golfing legend Nick Wilce. Adjudicating were Match Secretary Simon Allen and Chairman Paul Braund. Social distancing...

Pairs League R1 2021

26/04/2021

Pairs League - Round 1 Sunday 25th April The 21/22 season got off to a mixed start with the cafe bank of the lake and southern end of the pond fishing ok, but a real struggle to find fish if you were pegged elsewhere. The competition itself finished in a...

Winter League R3 2021

05/04/2021

Jan Pethic and Johnny Coney Memorial Trophy, Sunday 4th April: Total Weight Anglers Ave Weight 2021: 141lbs 4ozs (95lbs 12ozs)* 19 7lbs 4ozs (5lbs)* 2020: 27lbs 3ozs 13 2lb 1oz *Less Carp Angling resumed after 'Lockdown 3' on a bright sunny day with a chilly north easterly wind. Afer drawing...

Members Update 11th March

11/03/2021

Thursday, March 11 th 2021 Dear Member, I am sure I do not need to remind you that we have been through an extraordinary year! Whilst we have understandably not been able to fish throughout, I hope you will agree that the Officers and Committee have done their best to...

Covid Update - Jan 7th

07/01/2021

Wednesday, January 7 th 2021 Dear Member, Under section 5h of the Rules and Regulations of BCAA, the Senior Offices of the Association continue to take action and an update is given below: Government U-Turn on Fishery Closures during Lockdown 3 The Government has updated its position with regard to...

Covid Latest -Canal Closed

05/01/2021

Statement from the Angling Trust on the national lockdown rules Whilst the regulations have not yet been published we have been informed this evening by the Cabinet Office that the Government have taken the decision that fishing in England will not be permitted during this national lockdown period. Whilst this...

Winter League R2 2020

14/12/2020

Winter League Round 2, Sunday 13th December: Total Weight Anglers Ave Weight 2020: 41lbs 12ozs (32lbs 14ozs)* 15 2lbs 12ozs (2lbs 3oz)* 2019: 8lbs 5ozs 19 7ozs *Less Carp Angling resumed after 'Lockdown 2' at the Rodds Bridge end of the canal with peg 1 closest to Rodds Bridge and...

Covid Update - Dec

08/12/2020

Wednesday, 8 th December 2020 Dear Member, Under section 5h of the Rules and Regulations of BCAA, the Senior Offices of the Association continue to take action and an update is given below: The Officers of the Association were able to hold an ‘on-line’ Committee Meeting on Sunday 6 th...

Lockdown Angling Rules

05/11/2020

Lockdown Update and Fishing Rules: 5th November to 2nd December The regulations are clear and you can only leave home to fish with members of your own household, your support bubble or with one other individual. The Rule of Six is now effectively the Rule of Two for most of...

Winter League R1 2020

26/10/2020

Winter League Round 1, Sunday 25th October: With Second Basin failing in the last match, it was the turn of the Bird Hide section this Sunday with only a single 2oz roach showing between six anglers, enough to give Matt Sampson the section win. You know its winter when you...

Summer League R10 2020

12/10/2020

Summer League R10 - Reg Howard Trophy Total Weight Anglers Ave Weight 2020: 54lbs 8ozs 20 2lbs 7ozs 2019: 72lbs 12 6lbs Pos: Angler Lbs ozs Peg No. Pts 1 Tony Hillas 8lbs 5oz 20 21 2 Nathan Underwood 7lbs 1oz 13 20 =3 Mike Bowden 5lbs 12oz 14 18.5...

Summer League R9 2020

05/10/2020

Summer League R9 - With storm Alex battering the canal 12 foolhardy anglers actually showed up at the draw so it was decided to move the contest to the Bird Hide and Dead Elms sections where there was at least some protection from the wind. Simon Allen made it 4...

Summer League R8 2020

28/09/2020

Summer League R8 - Simon Allen made it 3 from 4 as he bagged a succession of silvers on the short pole from peg 29 (an end peg for this match). It was a royal dust up between Tony Hillas (tip) and Jack Crystal (short pole) off pegs 18 and...

Bude V North Devon

28/09/2020

Bude 163.5 V 136.5 North Devon (First Leg) 27th September 2020 (2nd leg Upper Tamar Devon Bank - 18th October) A change in the weather saw the average weights compared to last year fall , but four anglers still found double figure bags with the bottom basin around pegs 14...

Summer League R7 2020

16/09/2020

Summer League R7 - Charity Match Matt Sampson stopped Simon Allen making it three wins on the bounce as they both tied on 12lbs 10zs for 1st place. Both had end pegs but used very differnmt tacktics, Matt was on the tip in the Lower Basin bagging skimmers whilst Simon...

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