24hr Match 21-22 August 2016

RESULTS OF 24HR CARP MATCH HELD ON THE MAIN LAKE AT THE DAVE CROOKES FISHERY AT HUNSTRETE ON 21st – 22nd AUGUST 2016

Wind and rain greeted the 20 competitors who took part in the 24hr carp match held on the main lake at Hunstrete which carried on for most of the match.

Craig Bastin from Bristol came out on top with a total weight of 86lb-10oz from peg 34. Craig caught 5 fish for his winning weight with the biggest weighing in at 23lb-03oz. All Craig’s fish were caught on boillies.

Second place went to Ross Nicholls from Bristol not too far behind with a weight of 77lb-12oz from peg 24. Ross caught 3 fish all of which were over 20lb for his second place finish with the biggest being a magnificent 29lb 10oz mirror carp.

The biggest fish prize went to Andrew Fryer from Bristol with a magnificent mirror carp weighing 37lb-09oz from peg 31.

Out of the 20 competitors that took part 7 anglers failed to catch. There were a total of 20 carp landed 13 of which were over the 20lb mark and 2 were over 30lb. A fantastic weight of 471lb-13oz was caught in total.

Fishing Match Results

Over 55’s & Disabled Match 18.8.16

OVER 55’S AND DISABLED SILVERS ONLY MATCH RESULT

THURSDAY 18TH AUGUST HELD ON BRIDGE POOL

18 competitors took part this week in the latest round of the over 55’s and disabled match series held on bridge pool. A dry day greeted anglers this week which made for a superb match with lots of fish being caught. Steve Dawson came out on top again this week with his second win in a row with a good weight of 31lb 00oz from peg 28. Second was Paul Barnfield only 3oz behind with 30lb 13oz from peg 31 and third was Dave Gillard with a weight of 25lb 10oz from peg 15. All fish were caught on a variety of baits soft pellet worm maggot and corn. Full result below.

FULL RESULT

PLACE NAME WEIGHT PEG
1st Steve Dawson 31lb 00oz 28
2nd Paul Barnfield 30lb 13oz 31
3rd Dave Gillard 25lb   10oz 15
4th Dave Wride 21lb   12oz 14
5th Harry Muir 21lb   15oz 7
6th Mike Jones 21lb 06oz 29
7th Chris Rolfe 20lb   02oz 4
8th Rich Coles 15lb   09oz 26

 

August 2016 Excerpts

EXCERPTS FROM THE MINUTES OF THE BATHAMPTON ANGLING ASSOCIATION

COMMITTEE MEETING – TUESDAY 2ND AUGUST AT THE FRY CLUB KEYNSHAM

MEETING COMMENCED AT 7.30PM

MEMBERS PRESENT

P.Morris (Chairman), D. Burnham (Secretary), M. Turner (Admin) S.Knee (Head Bailiff), R. Bracey (Junior Officer), J. Buckle (Fisheries Officer), K. Rippin (Legal Advisor), M. Seymour (Web Admin) S.Pitfield, N. Moore, C. Hunt, M. Sheppard, R. Patrick, T. Stone.

APOLOGIES

Received and accepted from A. Gilbert (Treasurer), S. Lovell (Vice Chairman) L. Swift, H. Withers.

MINUTES OF THE JUNE MEETING

Minutes of the previous meeting were reviewed and proposed by J. Buckle seconded by S. Knee to be agreed as a true record

Boats are being moored on sections of the River Avon from Saltford to Newbridge. This matter will be brought to the attention of the Duchy of Cornwall representative.

Although some rectifications to a peg at Newton Park have been performed it is now being considered as unsafe and it may be removed from availability to fish from.

Reciprocal movement of silvers from Withy to Bridge still ongoing – 218lbs moved versus 300lbs of carp from Withy to Bridge.

Movement of relevant size carp from Withy to Main Lake will take place over a period of time and small carp captured during matches on Main Lake will be moved to Withy Pool.

Aerator on Withy Pool is working but still waiting for a new cut-out switch to be delivered.

Some TLC regarding mainly trees needed on the River Chew section. Boats moored at Newbridge and Saltford investigation is still ongoing.

Waters at Lydes Farm (The Players) to be discussed with owner when a meeting can be arranged.

The intended improvements to the steps at Newton Park will go ahead but no action at the moment.

Thanks given to S. Pitfield for £100 donation to CLIC Sargent from 24hr carp match . Also thanks received from CLIC for previous donation.

S.Pitfield has purchased two new weigh slings for 24hr matches .

Request to hold a match on Withy for the residents of Leonard Cheshire home at Timsbury, agreed.

Thanks given to all who attended Bridge Pool work party – lots of good work carried out.

BAA officials continues to challenge anyone not deemed to be a member onsite at Hunstrete. Passes are available for non-members for various reasons from the General Secretary.

Inspection of pegs designated for disabled users ongoing relating to safety issues,Some minor modificatons are likely.

Concern expressed regarding the strimming of Withy Pool because of rare orchids that are growing there.

Suggested that some sort of markers be put down to indicate where the orchids are growing.

More tab/day ticket checks at weekends and evenings to be instigated on an ad hoc basis and any members found without tickets will face disciplinary procedures.

Stated that Hunstrete and Newton Park are fishing really well

Stated Lydes Farm still has problem with weed and a work party to be arranged for September if possible.

Stated that the aerators at Hunstrete are running during the day from 11am until 3pm due to oxygen levels being a little low. They may be turned off later in week due to weather conditions becoming cooler.

Reported since the last committee meeting two really good sessions with the juniors completed and most can now fish very well without assistance.

Reported that Tony Allen (ex chairman of Bathampton AA) attended the last coaching session with his grandson and was very impressed with all the coaches and activities.

Stated that level 2 coaching course for M. Seymour is still ongoing.

Club rules to be revised for easier reading.

Confirmation to be obtained from BANES that planning applications regulations with regards to planning consent for the education centre have now been satisfied.

 MEETING CLOSED 21.15       NEXT MEETING 6TH SEPTEMBER