Tony Price found the long walk to the Akzo section worth it for last Saturday’s Todmorden Angling Society open match on the Rochdale Canal lorry park towards Littleborough.
Price beat 13 rivals with a 4lb 11ozs haul.
Result: 1, Tony Price (Tri-Cast Rochdale) 4lb 11oz; 2, Martin Taylor (Trabucco Halifax) 3lb 14oz; 3, Mick Hargreaves (3lb 10oz); 4, Ken Power (Tricast Highfield) 2lb 8oz; 5, Dave Bradley (Maver N-W) 2lb 3oz; 6, Alan Crook (Maver N-W) 1lb 13oz.
Ring Simon on 07896 237224 to enter any of these Saturday matches.
There is a trophy match for members at Croft on Sunday. Ring 01706 374689 to book. Draw up to 8.30am, fishing from 9.15 to 2.15pm.
Bream from eight to 10 inches have been stocked into Cliviger top pond (400), Portsmouth Reservoir (400) and Ramsden Wood (200).
Membership for 2012 is still open. Visit www.todangling.org for details.