Category Archive: News

Sep 25

Reminder : 2017 Season as agreed at the AGM. Catch and Release from 1st October

On February 23rd 2017 at the AGM it was proposed from the floor and with a majority vote that the Association would make all waters of the Association Catch and Release  for Salmon fishing from 1st  October. Some had called for catch and release to be introduced mid September but after some discussion the 1st October …

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Jun 30

Willy Wans and Coneywarren area of the River Strule.

As Secretary of Omagh Anglers Association I have been asked to make it known that the fishing rights in the  area known as the Willy Wans and Coneywarren area , left bank downstream , are OWNED not leased by Omagh Anglers Association. These rights were purchased by the Association along with other rights in that area in …

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Jun 06

Fishing on the Rivers Camowen and Cloghfin 2nd June 2017

On behalf of Omagh Anglers Association, the Officers and Committee wish it to be known that the fishing rights (formerly known as the Belmore estate, now owned by the Rountree Family and leased to Omagh Anglers Association) have been recognised by a Declaration of Rights in the Fermanagh and Tyrone County Court on 2nd June …

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May 02

2017 Mc Bride and Courtney Cup Competitions at Birchwood Fishery Drumquin

We had another successful event at the Birchwood Fishery this year .We had 38 anglers at the event with 11 juniors .The weather was much improved from this time last year which had provided us with gales and hail and sleet showers. The morning session was overcast but unfortunately for the anglers we had a cloudless …

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Apr 11

North-West Angling Festival

We took a stall at the North – West Angling Festival this year for the first time in a few years and it was a resounding success. We had a number of members manning the stall and we were all kept quite busy with queries on the fishing especially the trout fishing. As part of …

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Feb 13

2017 74th Annual General Meeting Omagh Library 7:30pm

The Annual General Meeting of Omagh Anglers Association will be held in Omagh Library ,on the last Thursday in February, the 23rd February starting at 7.30pm. All members welcome. Terry Smithson Honorary Secretary

Apr 11

Omagh Anglers members great handy work

As Secretary of Omagh Anglers Association I would like to pay thanks to some members for the sterling work carried out at the Brummery on the Strule. They have made a fantastic job of the steps and handrails that take Anglers from the road side down to the river. Many thanks to the Thompson Brothers …

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Apr 11

Honorary Member 2016 Club Person of the Year 2015

This is not an accolade which is afforded to many but this year 2016 Eddie(Minnow) Fisher was awarded honorary membership of Omagh Anglers Association. He is only the 4th person to be awarded this honour. This was in light of the enormous amount of work undertaken by him and a few others in tidying up …

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Mar 22

2015 AGM

The Associations AGM took place on 26th February 2015 in Omagh Library at 7.30pm. all the usual business was conducted on the evening with the minutes from the previous AGM read out. There were no matters arising and the Secretary’s and Treasurers report were read out. It was decided due to the healthy state of …

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Feb 05

Strule Trust

Just to let members know that after securing the funding for the stretch around the Mellon Country Inn and the scheme being finished, two members of the Association have also been working hard for the Strule Trust as Directors and alongside 3 other Directors, using NASCO guidelines more funds have been spent on the upper …

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