2023 Competition Dates & Venues.
Please find below the dates and venues for this years B.R.F.F.A Competitions.
The competitions organised by ourselves are Closed to Members Only, others are inter-club competitions and some are Open Competitions.
All fly fishermen & fisherwomen are welcome, should you wish to book your place in any of the following events then please contact Martin Cottis except for the Spring Cup contact Bernie Weaver on 07812 170 141
Should you require further information please do not hesitate to contact us.
The B.R.F.F.A 2023 Club Competitions.
All of the following competition times are: 10am - 6pm for Boats and for the Bank the times are 7am - 5pm.
The entry fee for boats on both Chew and Blagdon is £47 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 £15.00)
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) Sunday 2nd APRIL - Garafit Cup Competition to be fished on Chew. (9am to 4.30pm)
Contact: Bernie on 07812170141
2) Saturday 29th APRIL - Spring Cup Competition to be fished on Chew.
BOAT and BANK
3) Sunday 15th MAY- Orvis Classic Floating Line Competition to be fished on Chew.
BOAT and BANK
4) Sunday 25th JUNE - Red Lion Carpets (Hidden Teams) Competition to be fished on Chew
BOAT and BANK
5) Sunday 17th SEPTEMBER - Snowbee Hidden Pairs Competition to be fished on Blagdon
Bill Pugh's Mid-Week Fun Competition - 2022
This monthly competition is fished to Club Rules – Any line, drifting boats only, no anchoring, competition sized flies only, no weighted flies, but Roly Poly is permitted.
Match times are approximately 9 - 5
Catch and Release only.
Fish with a 'buddy' if you wish.
Cost: £40 per day on both lakes. (£15 discount for qualifying season ticket holders)
Optional £5 Pool with 1st and 2nd place prizes.
These are closed events for club members only, but beginners are welcome.
If you want to take part contact the organiser – Bill Pugh of the BRFFA – call or text him on 07917142474
Wednesday ( Dates to be decided ) April - Bill Pugh's Mid-Week Fun Competition - Chew.
Wednesday May - Bill Pugh's Mid-Week Fun Competition - Blagdon.
Wednesday June - Bill Pugh's Mid-Week Fun Competition - Chew.
Wednesday July - Bill Pugh's Mid-Week Fun Competition - Blagdon.
Wednesday August - Bill Pugh's Mid-Week Fun Competition - Chew.
Wednesday September - Bill Pugh's Mid-Week Fun Competition - Blagdon.
The A.M.F.C. 2023 Competitions.
Please let us know in plenty of time if you are interested in representing the BRFFA this year.
Contact Andy Stones
You will be competing in Group 3.
These are 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.
Round 1:- Saturday 22nd April - Rutland
Round 2:- Saturday 6th May - Chew
Round 3:- Saturday 27th May - Grafham
Round 4:- Thursday 15th June - Pitsford
Round 5:- Saturday 16th September - Eyebrook
Round 6:- Saturday 7th October - Draycote
Bristol Water Fisheries Evening Boat League 2023 – Run by the BRFFA
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 £15 to join the league – and you can come along at any point as only the top 9 results count to the final result.
Entry is £24.50 per evening plus £5.50 to include food afterwards at a local pub.
This is an open event so non-club members are welcome and beginners are encouraged which gives them the opportunity to share a boat with a top match fisherman.
If you want to take part contact the organiser – Andy Stones of the BRFFA – call or text him on 07724 937 651
Tuesday 4th April - Heat 1 to be fished on Chew.
Tuesday 18th April - Heat 2 to be fished on Blagdon.
Tuesday 2nd May - Heat 3 to be fished on Chew.
Tuesday 16th May - Heat 4 to be fished on Blagdon.
Tuesday 30th May - Heat 5 to be fished on Blagdon.
Tuesday 13th June - Heat 6 to be fished on Chew.
Tuesday 27th June - Heat 7 to be fished on Chew.
Tuesday 11th July - Heat 8 to be fished on Chew.
Tuesday 25th July - Heat 9 to be fished on Chew.
Tuesday 8th Aug. - Heat 10 to be fished on Chew.
Tuesday 22nd Aug. - Heat 11 to be fished on Chew.
Tuesday 5th Sept. - Heat 12 to be fished on Chew.
Tuesday 26th Sept. - Heat 13 to be fished on Chew.
Saturday 30th Sept. - Final to be fished on Chew. (Fishing the Final will cost £35)