Category: News

Feb 24

Catch and Release from 1st October 2018 Season ,as agreed at the AGM by the Members.

On February 22nd 2018 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 again this year. Some had called for catch and release to be introduced from 10th October but after some …

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Feb 23

Fund raising 2018 season

As a new season is getting closer , we wanted to tell you about our new fundraiser which began at the AGM on the 22nd Feb and will continue up until June . We have a lovely hand crafted wooden flybox made by D. Spratt from Newtownstewart and it contains 55 salmon flies including a …

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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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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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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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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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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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