Latest Club News

In order to finalise the Club’s Winter Series Points matches, the fifth of the six will be held at Ash Lake, Todber on 18 February 2024.  NB this venue restricts us to 14 competitors, due to the availability of pegs.   Entry to Jeff Sibley asap please
Lost and Found Fishing Tackle! – Colber Stretch Saturday 13th & Monday 15th January. Please click to read full message.
Please Read the full Message – Due to the river levels over the past few weeks, it has only been possible to fish 1 of the 6 Points Matches for the Winter Cup
Sunday 22 October 2023 Match at Big Ham – Jeff Sibley & Ian Paulley  with some nice skimmer bream in difficult conditions
Please note. The Combination No. for Lodden Lakes will change on the morning of Sunday 17th September. The new number will be available at the SHAA member’s On Demand section.
Please Note – the Access Code for Cutt Mill will change on Saturday 22nd July. The new code will be available in the members area of the website. Please note – Do Not share this code with non-SHAA members.
S&HAA AGM – Royal British Legion 17th May 2023
Ian Paulley presents a cheque for £1,100.00 to the Air Ambulance – the proceeds from last season’s Charity Match
SHAA will hold prices (both membership & day tickets) for the 2023/24 season at the same level as last year.
Fish or Fishes in  your keepnet?
From 16 January 2023, you can no longer buy a fishing licence from the Post Office
Matt Candy had some nice perch on Z-Man lures on the SHAA stretch this week
December 6th and the river finally coming good – nice 2lb perch
The Footbridge works at Sturminster Newton Mill are now complete
Fraser Baird had this lovely autumn carp at Mappowder last week. A lovely place to spend a tranquil day by the waterside.
Nice Roach – around about the 1lb mark – 19th October 2022
Illegal fishing on the Bull Inn Stretch – please report immediately if you notice anything suspicious
There’s reports of a beaver in the Stour just south of Blandford. Please let me know of any sightings. No, it’s not April 1st!
Marc Todd finds a shoal of bream in Sturminster Pool – best fish 7lb 8z
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Some nice roach about despite unpromising conditions – Update 25th Feb – 1lb 4oz
Nice chub on cheese paste proving that an old favourite works in cold conditions
The Disabled Platforms on the Bull Stretch are now closed until further notice. Sturminster Council has declared them unsafe