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Club Facebook Page • For All Up-To-Date Match News, Dates & Results
Details of all forthcoming Matches will now only be appearing on the Keynsham A.A. Facebook page, along with all latest news reports and Match results.
This will allow a quicker turnaround of Match details, news and results, as the Facebook page is being managed directly by the Club Committee.
The rest of the official Keynsham Angling Association website will be updated periodically. Click the link below to visit the Club Facebook page.
Mervyn Holmes Challenge Bowl • The Original Rosebowl
Mervyn Holmes Challenge Bowl
is traditionally fished for on an 'away' water such as the River Avon.
The 'Rosebowl' was contested for the first time in over a decade in 2009 on the Kennet and Avon Canal.
Since then the Rosebowl has been contested each season at a variety of venues.
Keeling Cup • River Chew Match On The First Sunday Of The Season
is traditionally contested for on the first or second Sunday of the new Coarse season in June, for many years taking place on the Mill Ground stretch of the River Chew.
In recent seasons the trophy has been contested at 'away' venues such as the River Avon.
The Keeling Cup was presented to Keynsham Angling Association by Harry O. Keeling in 1967.
Arthur Edwards Memorial Cup • End Of Season Contest
Arthur Edwards Memorial Cup
was acquired following the death of G. Arthur Edwards in 1993.
Arthur was Honorary Secretary for a decade and also tutored the Junior Section for many years, with great success.
This Cup was contested in 2009 for the first time in a decade, and has been awarded each year since then, usually in March.
George Bingham Shield & Trophy • The Christmas Match
George Bingham Shield & Trophy
is competed for each year at the Christmas Match, which has taken place at
since the 1990's.
Prior to the Century Ponds era, the Match took place on the River Chew, where as many as 50 anglers braved the weather and flood waters.
Traditionally, the Shield was awarded to the winning Adult and the Trophy given to the top Junior, though the Trophy is generally no longer awarded.
All-Night Carp Series • 24-Hour Carp Matches • 4 Rounds
All-Night Carp Series
was introduced in 2007, and was orginally contested at Century Ponds. In recent seasons, several of the Matches have been held at 'away' venues.
All Carp over 5lb are weighed at the time of capture and returned directly to the water. Carp under 5lb are retained in keepnets and weighed at the conclusion of the Match.
The angler who lands the biggest single Carp of the Series is awarded the
D. & R. Price Cup
E.M. Palmer Cup • Wednesday Evening Silver Fish Series • 6 Rounds
E.M. Palmer Cup
is usually contested for in a six-match silver fish Wednesday evening Series which takes place during May and June most years at
Century Island Pond
The Series is limited to 10 anglers on a first-come-first-served basis. The draw takes place at 6pm in the car park, with fishing from 6:30pm to 9:30pm.
Carp under 2lb count in these Matches, to be retained in a separate Carp-friendly keepnet. Carp over 2lb in weight do not count in this Series.
Please Note • Visit The Keynsham A.A. Facebook Page For Latest Match Results
Latest Match results, dates and reports will now be appearing on the Keynsham A.A. Facebook page, along with up-to-the-minute news and catch reports. Click the link below to visit the page.
Record: 22lb 11oz (2012)
Scot Crook, Ferry Lagoon, Cambridgeshire.
Clay Shoot Dates
is closed to Members on alternate
until 1pm for clay shooting.
2nd, 16th, 30th
2nd, 16th, 30th
1st, 15th, 29th
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Several of the Association's waters are near overhead power lines carrying up to 132,000 volts. These lines are within reach of rods and poles. Members must maintain a safe fishing distance and must NOT carry assembled rods or poles under these power lines. Always look up.
Annual General Meeting will be held on Monday 2nd October 2017 at Keynsham Cricket Club, 7:30pm prompt. All Members are eligible to attend.