Mellor and Mottram set Tuesday league pace

TODMORDEN Angling Society’s Tuesday evening match series is now under way.

Nine fished at Croft on May 24, where a big carp helped give John Mellor victory, while on May 31 at Townhouse Steve Mottram topped 13 who fished, including ide in his catch.

Result (May 24): 1, J. Mellor, 27lb; 2, Graham Mallinson, 20lb 8oz; 3, Chris Lett, 16lb 60z; 4, Simon Newsham, 15lb. Result (May 31): S. Mottram, 32lb; 2, Frank Szakaley, 20lb 10oz; 3, Craig Butterworth and Craig Nightingale, 13lb 10oz.

Next Tuesday’s match is on Townhouse. Members wanting to fish should just turn up. Tomorrow night, Friday, June 10, there is a junior match at Ramsden Wood - ring to book on, either 01706 839145 or 07737 326812.

The next junior coaching session will be from 11.30am to 2pm at Ramsden Wood on Saturday, June 18.

There is an open match on Sunday at Townhouse - this is £15 all in, ring to book on 01706 374689 or 07543 883714.

The next trophy match is on Croft on June 19 (ring to book on, numbers as above).

There will be an Angling Taster Day at Ramsden Wood on July 31 (10am to 4pm), which is also a press day to celebrate the retention of this lodge as a fishery.