Nine fish anglers’ open

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LAST Saturday’s open match on the Rochdale Canal was fished by nine entrants.

Result: 1, Simon Walton (1lb 3oz) Maver; 2, Tony Price (14oz) Tri-cast; 3, Dave Holland (9oz) Tri-cast.

On Friday the first junior match on Ramsden Wood will take place. Ring Ian to book.

Most Saturday’s there are open matches - ring Simon on 07896 237224.

There is currently a keepnet ban on all our waters owing to the introduction of stock fish. Anglers are urged to respect this ban as it is to ensure the health of the new fish.

Last Sunday’s trophy match was fished by 13 members on Townhouse.

Result: 1, Chris Oliver (4lb 8oz) carp pole/pellet, peg 21; 2, Chris Lett (29lb 10oz) carp, pole/pellett, peg 11; 3, John Mellor (26lb 8oz) carp, pole/pellett, peg 22.

The next match is on Sunday, May 6 on Croft. Ring to book on.

Membership is still available, full details visit