29 August 2016
I’m a member of a carp syndicate based at a North Lincolnshire water called Lakewood. It’s a lovely water, full of character, containing a good head of commons and mirrors to mid-twenties. It is brilliantly run by Dave Butt and his team of helpers, so you are guaranteed immaculate pegs, no litter and a pleasant membership that respects each other’s space and experience. Every year the syndicate organises a charity social, a combination of talks, socializing and money raising. This year I was invited to be one of the guest speakers writes Daiwa Consultant Brian Skoyles.
12 August 2016
I’m driving down the A1 towards Newark and I’ve just been overtaken by a waving Bob Roberts, which is not really surprising as it’s his fault I’m on the road in the first place, writes Daiwa consultant Brian Skoyles.
10 August 2016
Daiwa consultant Brian Skoyles has recently returned from a tricky session on Etang du Bois. The water holds some huge fish but would Brian land “The Fish of his Dreams”?
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.