Category Archive: Information

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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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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Jun 17

Bobby Rodgers Retirement

A presentation was held in in the Millstone for Bobby Rodgers on the 15th June. Bobby is a long standing member of Omagh Anglers Association and in February of this year he retired as an office bearer from the Association. Bobby had been recruited to the Association in 1963 as a committee member by his …

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Jun 17

Farson Wells Camera feed We have now a camera in place at the meetings in Omagh, supplied by Farson Wells and thanks to Albert and Stephen Martin for allowing us to piggyback their internet to bring the live feed. We are also hoping to get in place a measuring guage but have been advised to wait until we …

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Oct 08

Newly opened Mellon Beat on the River Strule

In conjunction with the Loughs Agency, and Interreg funding the new work at the Mellon beat was officially opened on saturday 4th October by Lynda Bryans Broadcaster.

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Jul 21

Omagh Anglers coaching day

Omagh Anglers Association recently organised an angling development day for young people in the Omagh area. The day was co-ordinated by Shane Colgan and we were fortunate to have the services of Packie Trotter of APGAI-Ireland to put everyone through their paces. We are grateful for the help provided by Seamus Cullinan of the Loughs …

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Apr 20

Fishing in 1945, a diary kept by Alo Mc Donald

This is a fishing diary kept by Mr Alo Mc Donald from the year 1945. he had 42 days fishing catching 118 trout which weighed 59lbs weight. Most of the fishing was carried out around the Stonebridge area of the Strule and all were caught on the fly.The notes at the bottom of the page …

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Mar 09

Drumragh River

Unfortunately over the close season a few members of Omagh Anglers decided to take some stretches of the Drumragh for themselves.

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