Buckingham & District Angling Association

Founded 1910

Dick Walker Dick Walker using a Glass Hardy Matchmaker and a 'Speedia' centre pin reel on the Great Ouse downstream of Thornton Bridge (c) Photograph by Fred J Taylor.


AGM - 19 March 2020
The AGM will be held in the function room at Buckingham Athletic on Thursday 19 March 2020 at 7.30pm.

No resolutions have currently been submitted.

Please click here.for the agenda.

Nominations -  Any member wishing to stand for election to the BDAA committee can be nominated by any two members. The name of each member, so nominated, should be sent in writing, or by email, to the association at least 14 days before the AGM.

Please note we have some vacancies on the committee so if you are interested in standing please contact us.

Bernard Lewis, after serving many years as a trustee  has recently resigned. Therefore, as per the constituion, the assciation need to appoint a replacement.
Any member wishing to stand for election as a trustee can be nominated by any two members. The name of each member, so nominated, should be sent in writing, or by email, to the association at least 14 days before the AGM.
Reduced Membership Tariff - to 31 May 2020
Anyone wishing to join the association for the remaining part of the season - running to 31 May 2020 for our lake Woodfields and 14 March 2020 for our rivers can do so at a reduced rate:

Adult Membership £20
Concessions £15
Juniors £5

This reduced membership is available as follows:-

1) by Paypal. Simply send an email with your name, address and the level of membership required to membership@bdaafishing.org.uk and we will send you an email invoice with a link to pay. We will then post your permit and a venue map.
Please do not send payment without first obtaining an invoice via email.

2) by post to the
    Membership Secretary,
    10 Moreton Drive,
    Buckingham. MK18 1JQ

3) by contacting the treasurer at info@bdaafishing.org.uk or calling 07767 663928 - we can then arrange a mutually convenient time and place for you to purchase your permit.
Bernard Lewis Presentation
Bernard Lewis, who recently stepped down as Trustee from the the club, is pictured below being presented with an engraved tankard by Barry Smith.
Bernard Lewis Bernard Lewis was originally given the engraved tankard at the 2017 AGM when he resigned from the committee and it has taken us this time to get him back to the lake for a photo. Bernard has been a long serving member for over 50 years. Serving as chairman for 25 years and 15 years as treasurer. Bernard was instrumental in the purchase and development of Woodfields. The club wishes him all the best for the future.
Match Results
For the 2019 match results click here
Friday Cup Series Result
Ron Hillier won the Friday Cup Series and retains the trophy. Ron is pictured below being presented the trophy by Mark Fenning who was a close runner-up.
Friday Cup Winner
The top three standings for the series is given below:-
Pos Name Weight
1 Ron Hillier 12lb 13oz
2 Mark Fenning 12lb 0oz
3 Bryan Bedward 8lb 10oz

OAP Trophy Winner
Ron Hillier won the OAP series and retains the trophy. Ron is pictured below being presented the OAP trophy by John Harris. Ron's total weight over the three matches was 9lb 14oz. OAP Winner

Recent Catches at Woodfields - June 2019
Toni Richards, from MK, is pictured below with this fine 21lb common carp caught earlier this month. Pic 1 And on Sunday, 23rd June, caught this fine 12lb mirror carp (pictured below). Pic 2 Michael Reid is pictured below with another fine double figure common carp caught earlier in June. . pic 3
Opening Season BBQ
Even the frequent heavy rain showers didn't stop the annual BBQ taking place on Saturday 15 June. It was good to see a good number of friends of the club enjoy the occassion following the BDAA Junior Open Match.

Barry Smith thanked all those that have helped the club over the last 12 months, given the difficulties the club faces, following the pollution that occurred on the river last year. A special thank you went to Nigel Bidwell, who with Walter Davies, had prepared the venue for the start of the new season. 
Jamie Ballinger Match Result
The second match of the season, the Jamie Ballinger Memorial Trophy, held on Saturday 8 June at Woodfields, was won by John Shepp weighing in with 6lb 11oz. In total,  six anglers fished the match, top three listed below:-
Pos Name Weight Peg
1 John Shepp 6lb 11oz 12
2 Bryan Bedward 3lb 11oz 4
3 Alan Robinson 3lb 9oz 8dr 10

Claydon Brook Venues Looking Good
The BDAA venues upstream and downstream of the Roman Bridge captured on video by Barry Smith. Well worth a try before the end of the season. This venue has been unaffected by the pollution incident of 2018.

Click here for Downstream of the bridge

Click here for Upstream of the bridge

Roach Fishing - Woodfields

Click here for a guide to Roach Fishing at Woodfields with Barry Smith

Last Updated - 8 February 2020