Fishing on River Beult
On this page we give some pointers on how, when and where to catch the fish. Much depends on the time of the year, weather, equipment being used and finally and perhaps most importantly, your own ability. Much of the information given has been gleaned from the Bailiffs, who themselves regularly fish the various venues.
The River Beult at Hunton holds large pike and tench plus roach and chub. This venue is best suited for Anglers seeking solitude and quietness.
For the protection of our waters against poaching, we have not identified precisely each venues location.
Parking: see Rule book.
Best time of day varies with the weather conditions. There is usually a dead patch in the early afternoon for an hour or so. Having said that, fish are caught throughout the day & night. Dusk / dawn appear best. Hot bright summer days worst.
|Bleak, Rudd, Roach,
Perch, Chub, Pike,
Bream, Tench & Carp -
|Ledger & Float||Tench - boillies (mini to 14); |
sweetcorn, maggot, bread & worm.
In the Summer use 10-12lb main
line as they head for lily pads.
6 to 8lb on the bottom.
|Carp- Boillies (mini to 14); sweetcorn, |
luncheon meat. floating bread.
In the Summer use 10-12lb main line as
they head for lily pads. 6 to 8lb on the bottom.
|Ledger & Float||Bream - sweetcorn, maggot caster & worm
and combinations of these.
|Ledger & Float
|Roach - sweetcorn, maggot caster, hemp & bread.
Rudd - sweetcorn, maggot caster, hemp & bread.
Bleak - sweetcorn, maggot caster, hemp & bread.
|Ledger & Float||Perch - maggot & worm.|
|Float||Chub - luncheon meat, maggot & bread. A few mainly
taken from low numbered swims downstream
of bridge in the Autumn & Winter months.
|Float||Pike - ledgered & wobbled deadbaits; lures|
BDAS Membership Fees
The waiting list for 2020/21 season is now open.See below for details.
Members fee's are due on or by the 1st April each year for existing members. Please note, renewal forms will be posted out to each member in March.
|Membership Type||Annual Subscription||Joining Fee|
16 years (as at 15th March) or older
12 - 15 years (as at 15th March)
11 years or younger (as at 15th March)
|Ladies key (to access toilet block)||Free||---|
All new applicants and existing members should note the following:
- (1) No night fishing during the first year of membership.
- (2) New Ordinary members must attend 2 work parties at the end of their 1st year of membership. This is normally during the Spring of the following year. Their 2nd years membership is conditional on their attendance. Less able bodied members will be asked to carry out light duties only. Contact our Membership Secretary for further details.
- (3) Members under 16 years of age must be in the company of an adult member of the Society when fishing.