Category: Secretary’s

May 27

Disaster again for the Drumragh River and its Tributaries

It is with complete horror and sadness that I am writing this report about the Drumragh River. As I am sure many of you are now aware of the huge (100,000 gallons of slurry) pollution incident on the river outside Dromore Co Tyrone on Wednesday 23rd May. This resulted in a massive fish kill of …

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Apr 07

2018 North West Angling Fair Strabane

We had great support today at the Northwest Angling fair in Strabane. Our fundraising efforts are going well and we had several other prizes added today by some of the fly tyers and Stall holders. Donations were greatly received from Jackie in NM Tackle ,River Mourne Guns and Tackle, The Bridge Guns and Tackle Shop, …

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Jan 31

2018 75th Annual General Meeting Omagh Library 7:30pm

We had a good turnout of 75 members on the evening of the AGM and the members enjoyed the light refreshments served by Mairead and her girls. The evening went well and after the Secretarys and Treasurers report we discussed other business. We launched the funding plane for two local charities this year which can …

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Sep 20

FASTA and the rainbow Trout infestation below Newtownstewart

There have been several meetings over the last few weeks with the affiliates of FASTA to organise the response and move the issue forward with regards the huge quantities of rainbow trout that are now in the Strule and Mourne RiversRepresentatives from Omagh Anglers Association have been present at the meetings and are giving voice …

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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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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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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

http://www.farsondigitalwatercams.com/locations/omagh 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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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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Apr 10

To all members re the Camowen River