Head bailiff Stuart Knee has stepped down after many year of service and we all at Bathampton aa would like to thank Stuart for his hard work over the years.
Notice to be BAA members – Fish Spawning
Will members please note that all BAA fisheries will remain
closed until the 1st June 2020 to allow for the fish to complete
Whilst it is fully appreciated that everyone wants to get back to
fishing, the safety of the very valuable stock in the fisheries
must take precedence.
Hunstrete still remains off limits until reopened.
Your cooperation is greatly appreciated in this matter.
ANNOUNCEMENT FROM BAA MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE
PEST CONTROL AT HUNSTRETE
Bathampton AA will be commencing use of rope bangers, which will be timed to go off at set intervals and will be used during early hours of light or when necessary.
This may cause some disturbance to members but it is a necessary part of pest control as an alternative to culling.
Tim Coles Was lucky enough to Catch the Queen Of the lake in August.
Blush At a club record weight of 43lb 10oz.
She was in good condition and Tim was over the moon to catch her.
Blush was his first Fish from the Main Lake and what a first fish to catch.
Well done Tim Keep the fish coming.
TICKETS FOR HUNSTRETE
It has come to attention of the committee that some members are arriving for late sessions and not putting tickets in the box as expected.
If more evidence of this practice is found then the old system of dated tickets for specific days may be reinstated.
|ANNOUNCEMENT FROM THE BAA COMMITTEE
NEWTON PARK – UPPER LAKE
It has been brought to the attention of the committee by the administrators at Bath Spa College that fishing activities have been taking place at the UPPER lake.
BAA members do not have permission to fish this lake and any member fishing there will be deemed to be poaching and as such bringing the name of the Association into disrepute.
If apprehended, membership of the Association will cease immediately for the individual(s) pending a tribunal by the Association and the most likely outcome will be a life ban from the Association.
The administrators at the college will also be within their rights to pursue prosecution against any individual fishing the Upper Lake and security staff have been made aware of the situation and
will be vigilant in curtailing this illegality.
RESTRICTIONS RELATING TO USE OF CHAINSAWS AT HUNSTRETE
WILL MEMBERS PLEASE NOTE THAT THEY ARE NOT PERMITTED
TO USE CHAINSAWS AT HUNSTRETE UNLESS THEY HAVE WRITTEN
PERMISSION FROM THE GENERAL SECRETARY.
TO OBTAIN PERMISSION, PROOF MUST BE GIVEN THAT
RELEVANT QUALIFICATIONS ARE IN ORDER AND INSURANCE
IS HELD BY THE OPERATOR.
ONLY FELLED WOOD ON THE GROUND MAY BE CUT.
CUTTING AND TIMES MUST BE AGREED PRIOR TO COMMENCING WORK.
THE SAFETY AND PROTECTION OF OTHERS IN THE VICINITY MUST BE CONSIDERED AS WELL AS NOT DISTURBING ANY ANGLING ACTIVITIES TAKING PLACE.
BATHAMPTON ANGLING ASSOCIATION
General Data Protection Regulation relating to members.
The legislation relating to the storing of 3rd party personal data has changed under the new GDPR rulings and the BAA is providing the following information in order to comply with the required changes
Any information stored relating to club members is as membership of the Association, this being Name, Address and membership number.
This information is not currently held in electronic form and is gathered as a result of the membership cards being filled in at time of purchase. Membership card details are stored by and under the control of the Association’s current Treasurer.
This information is not shared nor divulged to any other party and is only utilised in the event of a replacement membership being asked for to verify details. An exception to this would be at the request of any legal body such as the police to assist in any investigation.
For the time being, this mode of storage will remain in effect although in the future electronic recording of data will come into effect.
The member is required to permit these personal details to be retained in whatever form by the Association.
Membership cards for the 2019 season will be modified so that on signing as a member permission to retain the personal details is agreed.
With regards to Junior members, parental consent must be given to permit the retention of details by the association.
All data held by the Association for a season (January to December) relating to membership will be destroyed during the following season if the member does not renew within six months of the new membership period regardless of the format that the data is held in.
With regards to Life, Gold and Silver members details will be retained.
If any member has any queries relating to the above with regards to the Association and the GDPR please contact the General Secretary.
TO ALL BAA MEMBERS FISHING AT HUNSTRETE
AS FROM MONDAY 30TH APRIL, MEMBERS ATTENDING THE DAVE CROOKES FISHEREY AT HUNSTRETE ARE TO DEPOSIT DAY TICKETS IN THE BOX PROVIDED PRIOR TO PROCEEDING TO THE LAKES.