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Winter League R2 2018


Winter League Round 2, Sunday 28th October: Everyone was away from the draw first time but those drawing green need not have hurried, with five blanks being returned from the Second Basin. However, the winner did come from the Second Basin as Steve Whitehouse bagged a 10lb mirror on the...

Winter League R1 2018


Winter League Round 1, Sunday 15th October: No one saw that one coming with the top four places landed from the Second Basin, not least the four anglers who originally drew red and then drew green in the now customary re-start! Tony Hillas smashed it on the 13 meter pole...

Pairs League R8 (Final) 2018


Pairs League Round 8 The final match of the season saw the heavyweights slug it out with Me and My Boy delivering victory over the Halwill Hustlers on the day. However it was the Halwill Hustlers who won the league by a 1 point margin. It turned into the Lower...

Summer :League R10 (Final)


Reg Howard Trophy, Sunday 23rd September: Ian Gray finished off a fine season with a win, bagging 10lbs of skimmers from peg 16 to finish runner up in the BCAA Summer league. League winner, Simon Allen, could only find a brace of skimmers but battered the roach for a 9lb...

Pairs League R7 2018


Pairs League Round 7 Those fishing the Second Basin section were disappointed as it it proved hard to get any consistency, especially with two cormorants working up and down the swims all day! Dick Turner on end peg 26 persisted on the pole and found the best section weight with...

Summer League R9 2018


Phyllis Turner Trophy, Sunday 2nd September: With the colour in the water dropping out and the added pressure of a match the roach were a lot harder to find than anticipated with the larger silver bars not showing. Whilst the Lower Basin did not produce anything like the 10lbs predicted...

Family Day at Whalesborough


Family Fishing Day - Whalesborough Lake - Saturday 18th August On Saturday 18th August we held a successful family fishing day at Whalesborough Lake. Expert tuition was provided by Rory Palmer and his team Paul and Howard, who had traveled from Exeter, Newton Abbott and Plymouth. Everyone was given a...

Summer League R8 2018


BR Autospares Trophy, Sunday 12th August: Expensive poles, fancy flavoured pellets, pop up boilees and groundbait promising the mother of all catches, who needs em? The weights on Sunday show that the humble maggot presented on the waggler can still charm those silvers with 6 double figure bags brought to...

Mirror Carp Record Broken


Jordan marsh has broken the Mirror Carp record for Bude Canal with a specimen of 20lbs 15ozs taken in a night time session. Mirror-Carp-August-2018-20lbs-15ozs.jpg BCAA New Record Mirror Carp Jordan-Marsh-with-Lower-Basin-Double.jpg Jordan Marsh with a Lower Basin Double

Summer League R7 2018


Falcon Cup, Sunday 5th August: Peter (Tacker) Giles kept the carp debate going as he landed the only one of the match (7lb 11ozs) to bring his total weight to a winning 14lbs 2ozs. Tacker had been perceiving with the tip on the far side of peg 33 under the...

Pairs League R6 2018


Pairs League Round 6 Sunday 29th July - Stu Bell Trophy The dire weather forecast saw the lowest entry for some time with only 8 teams competing the Stu Bell Trophy. Not only was the weather a disappointment the poor fishing in the Stock pond (with three blanks) was also...

Carp and Match Fishing- The Debate


Are you a Blanketeer or Traditionalist? At the Committee Meeting last night (Sunday 29th July) there was considerable debate when the subject of carp in matches came up, and the query as to the potential for re-introducing the 'blanket weight' for carp. There were two main Schools of thought on...

Falling Water Levels at Middle Pound


The Committee have had to close the sections of the canal to fishermen from Rodds bridge Lock to the A39 road bridge following a dramatic fall in the water levels of Middle Pound this week. The Association were aware that work to fix a major leak in the Walesborough Lock...

Summer League R6 2018


Charity Match, Sunday 15th July: Sticking out for the big'uns following a 10lb mirror carp from peg 33 in the opening 15 minutes proved the wrong decision for Paul Braund as Simon Allen off peg 14 slowly amassed 13lbs of silvers through the five hours to win the Charity Shield,...

Eve Pairs League R5 2018


Pairs League Round 5 Tuesday 10th July Carp ace Matt Pepperal followed up his weekend success in the Upper Tamar lake Carp pairs contest by bagging three carp for over 22lbs to win the Lower Basin section, partner Ryan Wiltshire bagged 3lb 6ozs of silvers on the waggler and short...