ROCHDALE & DISTRICT ANGLING SOCIETY
Rochdale & District AS is a medium-sized club based in Castleton, near Rochdale, Greater Manchester. Members can fish on six former mill lodges, five on a single, secure, gated complex with a clubhouse. The Match Lodge is on the lane nearby. The waters are well stocked and offer everything from fly fishing to commercialstyle carp sport.
Membership is £65 (Feb-Feb) plus a £50 joining fee and £5 for keys; juniors (up to 16) £5; intermediates (16-18) £16; OAPs £65 (no joining fees). www.trowslane.co.uk
Tel: 07554 434146. Hartford, near Northwich, Cheshire, CW8 1PR. Members only. Northwich AA membership £45. Tel: 07570 976539.
Bream are being caught to 3 lb, with a mix of smaller roach, perch and chub also biting. Catches to 25 lb.
Tactics? Early starts will help. Try feeder to the far shelf, or pole down the near shelf if it’s coloured. Use worms and red maggots on size 18 hooks to
0.12 mm hook links.
Where? What’s being caught?