08 June 2016
“Forces CARP” is a programme designed to introduce injured service men and women to the sport of carp fishing, by giving them a series of basic coaching sessions. Last year, Brian Skoyles attended his first “Forces CARP” event and, as he was attending it again this year, he decided to write up the following article.
25 May 2016
21st/22nd May 2016, at Grebe Pond, near Brough East Yorkshire, the first of four Carp School weekends organised by Hull and District Angling Association took place. Daiwa Consultant Brian Skoyles was one of the angling coaches helping a group of keen youngsters catch their first carp.
23 May 2016
For Christmas my usual angling partner, Graham Drewery, got a light lure combo consisting of a Specialist Light Lure “Small Plugger” rod and a Ninja 1500A reel, as a present. With the lighter evenings and the warmer weather it seemed like a good idea to put the new gear through its paces.
05 May 2016
Brand Manager for Dovetail Games Euro Fishing and keen carp angler, Darren Nokes, has recently returned from a successful week-long trip to Gigantica in France. In his time there, he's been putting the Mission DF rods to the test.
26 April 2016
Leading on from his first write up about the Irish Easter Festival, Cathal Hughes provided a reflection on the final few days of the event.
15 April 2016
Daiwa consultants Bob Roberts and Brian Skoyles recently teamed up for a day session at Westerly Lake, Bob targeting roach, fishing maggot on the pole; Brian, the perch, fishing prawn in the margins under a small waggler.
19 November 2014
A recent trip to Holland saw predator expert Neville Fickling putting some of our gear through its paces, with some pretty impressive results!
08 November 2014
Martyn Skoyles has been making the most of carp fishing in the autumn in the last few weeks, in the hope that the fish would be on the feed before the cold of winter sets in.
19 October 2014
“Will you be bringing your camera, there are lots of new products to see?” As I ended the call with Stephen McCaveny, Daiwa’s Marketing Manager my first thought was how could it possibly be Tradeshow time again, but it is early October, it would soon be time for the thermals and flasks of soup, but before that it was time to head for Doncaster.