05 August 2016
Over the years I’ve been involved in many junior coaching events, but this was to be my first Korda Carp Academy. I had heard so many good things about the Academy, so as I headed round the M25 I was really looking forward to the three days ahead, writes Daiwa consultant Brian Skoyles.
29 July 2016
Over the course of a season you get asked to various angling events and shows and for me one that I always try to attend is the Carping4Heroes weekend at Manor Farm Fisheries near Biggleswade writes Daiwa Consultant Brian Skoyles.
27 July 2016
Last Wednesday was the annual Daiwa Schools National Angling Championships and it was a terrific turnout. In light of the event, received the following match report:
25 July 2016
Well what a European Championships we have just had. Held on the Lage Vaart canal in The Netherlands it saw three home nations finish in the top four places!
19 July 2016
Daiwa Consultant Brian Skoyles has recently returned from a holiday trip to France and it was certainly a trip to remember, if for a variety of reasons, as Brian tells us.
11 July 2016
Wimbledon, Silverstone and Ostellato were all scenes of tremendous victories for British sport this weekend. Whilst Murray and Hamilton dominated at their home events, it was our own Daiwa Dorking team who delivered the goods away from home by winning the 36th World Club Championship.
23 June 2016
Sea angler and Daiwa contributor, Jansen Teakle, has been catching Smoothhounds for years and, in his latest article, he discusses why June is the perfect time to catch this wonderful species.
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.