Stansfield wins Croft match

COLIN Stansfield won the latest Todmorden Angling Society Trophy Match fished by 14 members on Croft in dull, cold and drizzly weather.

Result: 1, Colin Stansfield (26lb 8oz) carp on tip/corn, peg 7; 2, Pete Fitton (20lb 4oz) carp on tip/maggot, peg 15; 3, Chris Oliver (17lb 8oz) silver fish, pole/maggot, peg 19.

The next Trophy match is on Town House on Sunday, April 22 and junior matches start on Friday, April 27 at Ramsden Wood with the draw up to 5.45pm and fishing from 6.15pm to 8.15pm.

Approximately 1,400lb of carp were delivered to club ponds on Wednesday.

Membership is still open. The rates are: senior £46, junior (up to 16th birthday) £10, Lady and OAP (over 60 years), intermediate (age 16, 17, 18) £24, disabled £24. See www.todangling.org for more details.