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Beer & District Sea Angling Association - BDSAA

Latest Updates:
Page Date
Shore Champ. Results 18/07/17
Boat Champ Results 02/07/17
Junior Records Shore "C" 29/06/17
Junior Results 29/06/17
Lively Lady Results 21/06/17
Senior Records. Shore "C" 21/05/17

Welcome to the Beer & District Sea Angling Association (BDSAA) web site. If you are a resident in the area and looking for a club to join, you will find meeting dates and an application form on our contacts page. If you are visiting the area and wish to fish either from the shore or boat and want help, assistance or just up to date catch news please contact us – we may also be able to assist in providing a local guide during your visit.


News - updated 18th July 2017

From Andy Osborne 18/07/2017
Saturday saw the July senior shore league fished. It was an Area "D" rover undecided winds saw anglers trying different locations Lyme Regis, Hive, Cogdon, Weymouth and Portland.
13 members took the the shore and landed 48 fish for 5 species (Pout, Dogs, Silver eels, Ballan wrasse and flounder).
Top rod went to W. Burgess with 25 points, 2nd G.Bickers 16 points, 3rd D.Graham 14 points.
Best fish on the night was Dan Wards 1lbs 14oz dogfish giving him 75%.
Next match is 19th Aug all night any area rover 1900- 0900 weighing in at Seaton Tackle shop.

From Dan Ward Junior Report - 29/06/17
May 21st  comp was cancelled so straight to June 11th where 3 juniors fished Beer beach. 2 fish caught 2 species. Both caught by Max Nevel Silver Eel 8oz. 20%. Bull Huss. 7lb 3 1/2oz 72.18%, both new junior records for area C shore.

From Dave Graham 09/05/2017
Another good boat competition good weather 10 species caught on the day not bad for May. It was good to see a few Mackerel .
1st went to Mike Patten on his comp this year with a score of 303.65. 2nd was Dave G with 297.02 and 3rd went to Andy Osborne.
Best specimen went to Andy Osborne with a Cuckoo Wrasse of 1lb 3ozs 95%.

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About us

BDSAA is a small local club that meet at the Dolphin Hotel offering an informal focus for Sea Anglers in the area, we maintain a membership of about 40 people. We fish from both the shore and boat approximately once a month (next dates and venues on our “Fixtures page”). Primarily a species hunting club we concentrate our fishing to the greater Lyme Bay area in the main, but do venture out if a member has a particular wish to fish a specific venue. We regularly fish against other clubs, mainly those from East Devon i.e. Honiton and Lyme Regis, but would always welcome hosting a visiting club for a match. Check out our Cup Competitions. For Club record catches click here.

The club has been in existence since 1965 when it was simply known as the” Beer Fishing Club”, over the years it has kept to the same format of being informal, friendly and welcoming always of course maintaining it’s base in the beautiful picturesque village of Beer.

Our membership is drawn mainly from the Beer and Seaton area, however we do have members living as far a field as Taunton and Crewkerne in Somerset. Download a membership form in either Adobe Reader Adobe PDF (opens in another window) or Microsoft Word Word.

The Club has statements for Environment & Ecology, Future Assurance, Equal Opportunities and Young People & Safety.


Our sponsors are all from the area and we are grateful for their support and are pleased to be associated with them – Most of our members may be found to be supporting these local businesses as a matter of course, please feel free to click on the sponsors logo and find out more about them, or visit their page on our site.