Taylor wins open match

Todmorden Angling Society’s open match on Sunday on the canal at Rochdale Kingsway was fished by 21 anglers.

Martin Taylor of Trabucco, Halifax, won with 22lb skimmu bream using pole and caster.

Other placings were: 2, John Sedgwick (Horst Tackle) 6lb 5oz, roach, pole and caster; 3, Alan Crook (Maver NW) 4lb 9 oz roach with punch; 4, tie, Tom Brownbill and Paul Cryer 4lb 5oz roach with punch.

The next open match is on the canal on Sunday March 20, Littleborough-Rochdale area. Ring 01706 846581 or 07769 905319 to book.

On the same day there is an open match on Croft. Ring 01706 374689 or 07543 883714 to book.

On Sunday there is a club members match on Croft.

A licence swap arrangement has been agreed with Burnley and Pendle Anglers to allow free fishing on a trial basis on each other club’s waters.

Pendle waters include Lowerhouse Lodge, Rose Grove, Walverden Reservoir and Nelson and Foulridge Reservoir at Colne.