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.


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

Upper Ouse Pollution Update
The following venues are unaffected:-
   Roman Bridge
   The Coombs

The pollution event has affected the following club venues:-
  Moreton Mill to just above Twin Point
  The Twins - Maids Moreton Poor Charity Field
  Dick Walkers - Downstream Thornton Bridge
  Leckhampstead Bridge (Straight and Horses Field).
For more information on the pollution event affecting the Ouse we have set up a dedicated page to provide information on this incident click here .

If you wish to support the restoring of the river then please register your interest by emailing us at : info@bdaafishing.org.uk

Last Updated - 30 November 2019