28 August 2014
A host of top anglers made the trip to Lemington Lakes recently, as part of a tribute day in honour of the former editor of Improve Your Coarse Fishing and angling TV presenter Kevin Green who tragically died last year. Daiwa consultant Brian Skoyles was one of the organisers of the event and he had this to say about the day.
19 August 2014
For some people a fishing trip of a lifetime is Tarpon fishing, salmon fishing in Alaska or sturgeon fishing in Canada. However for Neville Fickling it had to be pike fishing somewhere remote!
26 July 2014
Whitby regular, Matt Breen from York had a trip to remember when he landed a pb 280lb+ Porbeagle shark. Mistress Charters skipper Rich Cope tells the story of the how the new boat record was beaten.
20 July 2014
What a fabulous day. What a great atmosphere. What a great cause. Three thoughts I had as I drove away from Manor Farm Lakes in Bedfordshire having just attended the 2014 Carping4Heroes event writes Brian Skoyles.
20 July 2014
After Martyn Skoyles had to cancel his carefully laid plans for trip to the River Windrush on the 16 June, the wait proved to be worth it when the rescheduled day produced this cracking 5lb 10oz chub.
13 July 2014
Like many UK carp anglers, our consultant Brian Skoyles looks forward to his regular visits to France each year in search of the prolific fishing that can be on offer. He reports back on a recent two week trip to two venues that certainly didn't disappoint.
17 June 2014
Bob Roberts reveals how this year’s finalists got on in the Daiwa Club Match Angler Championship at Sykehouse Fisheries.
23 May 2014
As Brian Skoyles pulled up outside the Hallcroft fisheries café and tackle shop, the carp park was full, as was the café itself. It was time for the draw on this year’s Daiwa Dealer Day.
23 May 2014
It is widely regarded that the most prestigious individual event in Irish angling is the 3 day Waterways Ireland Classic festival held in the picturesque town of Enniskillen in County Fermanagh.
12 May 2014
Daiwa consultant Brian Skoyles has just returned from a short but spectacular trip to a new venue called Jay Lake in central France. There with good friend Bill Cottam at the invite of owners Paul and Debbie Smith, Brian and Bill banked 16 carp to just over 53lb in three days, superb fishing by any standards.