Terry Smithson

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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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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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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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Nov 21

Mellon Area

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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Apr 10

To all members re the Camowen River