Competition Dates & Venues.

Please find below the dates and venues for this years B.R.F.F.A  Competitions.

Some of the competitions are organised by ourselves, others are inter-club competitions and some are open competitions.

All fly fisherman & fisherwoman are welcome, should you wish to book your place in any of the following events then please fill in the entry form here and send to Martin Cottis :-

Should you require further information please do not hesitate to contact us.  

The B.R.F.F.A 2021 Club Competitions.
    Dates and Venues to be announced         subject to Government Restrictions.
The B.R.F.F.A 2020 Club Competitions.

All of the following competition times are: 10am - 6pm for Boats & for the Bank the times are 7am - 5pm.


The entry fee for boats on both Chew and Blagdon is £45 which includes your BW Boat Ticket, a meal and the prizes.

The bank entry fee is £7.00 plus your BW Bank Ticket.

There are boat concessions for OAPs (less £2.00) and Full Season Ticket holders. (less £14.00)


Please try and book well in advance as all of our matches are very popular and we do need to book the boats

with Bristol Water ASAP.

If you do make a late decision then please contact us to make sure that we have a space for you. Thank you.

           1) Red Lion Spring Cup - Sunday April 19th - Boat & Bank (Chew)

              Sponsored by Red Lion Carpets of Bristol

                     2) Orvis Floating Line Classic - Sunday 17th May - Boat & Bank (Chew)

    Sponsored by Orvis


            3) Garafit Hidden Teams - Sunday 28th June - Boat & Bank (Chew)

                           4) Snowbee Hidden Pairs  - Sunday 20th September - Boat Only (Now Chew)

         Sponsored by Snowbee

           5) Red Lion Carpets Competition - Sunday October 25th - Boat Only (Chew)

             Start time 9.30am -  Finish 5.30pm

              Sponsored by Red Lion Carpets of Bristol




The B.R.F.F.A 2020 Club Competitions.

Please let us know in plenty of time if you are interested in representing the BRFFA this year.

Contact Lee Williams

You will be competing in Group 2. 

These are usually light hearted competitions and a great chance to try different waters, meet new anglers and to learn.

Please note that Boat Fees for AMFC competitions are paid for by the club.



      1) Saturday 18th April  - Grafham

 2)  Thursday 14th May - Bewl 

  3)  Thursday 18th June  - Chew

         4)  Wednesday 15th July - Grafham 

           5)  Friday 18th September  - Pitsford 

         6)  Saturday 3rd October  - Draycote

Bristol Water Fisheries Evening Boat League 2020 – run by BRFFA
               CANCELLED FOR 2020 DUE TO COVID-19
  • There is generous sponsorship from Bristol Water.  The winner of each round gets a free boat ticket (limited to one per entrant) and there are cash and boat prizes for the eventual winners.

  • The rules are simple. The competition is fished to Club Rules – floating line only, drifting boats, no anchoring, competition flies, no weighted flies.

  • It is catch and release only with any ties being decided by the time of your 3rd fish.

  • It costs £10 to join the league – and you can come along at any point as only the top 6 results count to the final result.

  • Entry is £25 per evening and that includes food afterwards at a local pub.

  •  This is an open event and beginners are encouraged, giving them the opportunity to share a boat with  a top match fisherman.

  • If you want to take part contact the organiser – Paul Bond of the BRFFA –  via text on 07712 490 078.


                                                           Bristol Water Fisheries Evening Boat League dates. 

Wednesday 8th APRIL         Heat 1 to be fished on Chew         16.00 to 20.00

Wednesday 22nd APRIL      Heat 2 to be fished on Blagdon     16.30 to 20.30

Wednesday 6th MAY            Heat 3 to be fished on Chew         16.45 to 20.45

Wednesday 20th MAY          Heat 4 to be fished on Blagdon     17.00 to 21.00

Wednesday 10th JUNE         Heat 5 to be fished on Chew         17.30 to 21.30

Wednesday 24th JUNE         Heat 6 to be fished on Blagdon     17.30 to 21.30

Wednesday 8th JULY            Heat 7 to be fished on Chew         17.30 to 21.30

Wednesday 22nd JULY         Heat 8 to be fished on Blagdon     17.15 to 21.15

Wednesday 12th AUGUST   Heat 9 to be fished on Chew         17.00 to 21.00

Wednesday 26th AUGUST   Final to be fished on Blagdon       16.30 to 20.30

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