Crook heads Maver angling clean-sweep

Alan Crook clinched victory in Todmorden Angling Society’s open event as Maver NW swept the top four places in the competition.

Crook was the cream the 16 anglers who took part in the event in wet conditions on the Rochdale Canal at Castleton. He edged out his team mate Dave Bradley as he landed a 3lb 12oz roach compared to Bradley’s catch of 3lb 2oz. All fish were caught on pole using bread punch

Team mates Roger Priestley and Steve Ashworth rounded off the top four with catches of 2lb 15oz and 2lb 10oz respectively.

The next open event will also be held at Castleton and takes place on Sunday, February 6. To book call Frank on 0776905319 or 01706-846581.

Positions: 1. Alan Crook (Maver NW) 3lb 12oz, 2. Dave Bradley (Maver NW) 3lb 2oz, 3. Roger Priestley (Maver NW) 2lb 15oz, 4. Steve Ashworth (Maver NW)