|At the Bathampton A.A committee meeting held in January day ticket sales were discussed and as a result the following changes to issuing day tickets are required.
From the 1st of February 2018 day tickets for The Dave Crookes Fishery at Hunstrete will not be dated with a specific day, only the required month and year.
Example (FEBRUARY 2018, MARCH 2018).
Up to three tickets may be purchased per visit.
Tickets must be used within the stated month.
Again, please note that this change only applies to The Dave Crookes Fishery at Hunstrete.
IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT – CHANGE OF CLUB RULES.
After discussion at the recent committee meeting the rule
relating to the use of any type of barbed hook has been amended.
Members may now use unaltered manufactured micro-barbed hooks.
INFORMATION NOTICE FOR BAA MEMBERS.
Members are reminded that barbed and micro-barbed hooks
are not permitted to be used on lakes under BAA control.
Bailiffs will perform ad-hoc checks on rigs to enforce this rule.
ANY member found using prohibited hooks will be asked to
surrender their membership and be issued with a “producer”
and asked to leave the fishery and membership is suspended.
A disciplinary hearing will take place and the member may
The member loses BAA membership rights and may not attend
fisheries during the period of being suspended.
It is extremely likely that the result of the hearing will be a
INFORMATION NOTICE FOR BAA MEMBERS FISHING NEWTON PARK
The Grounds Manager at Newton Park will be performing a brief sluice gate opening for training purposes on Friday 22nd September.
The Bacteria infection has cleared up on Withy Pool so pleased to say it’s back open on Tuesday 5.9.2017
INFORMATION NOTICE FOR BAA MEMBERS REGARDING TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF WITHY POOL
As a precaution, it was decided to close Withy Pool for the time being as some carp had been seen to have red spots externally.
On advice from CEFAS we will continue to monitor the situation but closure is likely to last at least two weeks.
During this time BAA officials may be seen fishing at Withy Pool to allow for sample viewing of carp as advised by CEFAS.
Due to the sudden arrival of the situation, the match on Bridge Pool on Thursday 17th August will go ahead as scheduled but future matches may be postponed.
BAA apologises for any inconvenience to members but it is paramount that the wellbeing of the stock is maintained.
Members will be informed of any further updates and information when known
VISITS BY CEFAS AGENTS TO HUNSTRETE.
BAA members are directed to disinfect relevant equipment on entry to the complex (that means before proceeding to a peg) and on exit from the complex.
CEFAS agents are visiting the complex from time to time and members may be challenged if seen to not comply.
It has come to the attention of the management committee that members are not using the dip tanks provided and have been moving to different lake’s on the complex after the bailiff has checked. Anyone found not using the dip tanks or moving between lake’s will have there chance to explain there actions to the disciplinary committee. Wich could result in a ban. The measures are in place to protect the fish. Thank you for cooperation B.A.A
The hunstrete complex will reopen on Thursday 08/06/17
Thank you all for your support and patience while the fish spawn, this small break will have definitely have helped the fish recover after spawning.
Kind regards B.A.A
NOTICE TO BATHAMPTON MEMBERS.
Members are reminded that for the time being once they commence fishing on one of the lakes they must remain on the same lake and not switch to another.
This is a recommendation from CEFAS which is to be in force until members are notified otherwise.