Category: News

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

Mar 24

Omagh Anglers Association and the River Camowen

On behalf of Omagh Anglers Association I have been asked as Secretary to confirm that Omagh Anglers still continues to hold the lease for the fishing rights on a substantial section of the River Camowen and its tributaries. This water has been with the club from the early days in the late 1940s and when the Belmore …

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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 03

Club Person of the Year

This year it was decided to honour three members of the club due to the amount of work that has been put in by them in the interests of the club. The three are Eddie Fisher, Hugo Mc Sorley and Walter Owens.

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Feb 07

Omagh Anglers Association 71st AGM Feb 27th 2014

Members keep free the last thursday in February 2014 ,the 27th this year, for the clubs AGM. It will be held as usual in Omagh Lbrary Headquarters at 19:30pm sharp! This is for fully paid up members only! Please support this , it is your Club and maybe you can have an important input into …

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Nov 18

Omagh Hydro update!

I have just received an update from NIEA re the Council owned hydro in Omagh. The Stop notice issued by the NIEA has been lifted and the Council can begin testing again.

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Sep 25

Meeting with Minister Attwood re Omagh Council Hydro

Shane Colgan , myself and Frank Curran from FASTA met the Minister of Environment in August to discuss the many problems associated with the Omagh Hydro. I gave the Minister a brief timeline of events since the inception of the idea back in 2006 when the College had first muted the idea. We talked about …

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Jun 11

Sign Our Petition Now, Save our rivers and our Salmon

Warning! Coming to a river near you soon! A petition to stop the hydro madness. Please see the article and photos in Fly Fishing and Fly Tying magazine July edition Please forward this to as many people as possible before it is too late and ask them to sign also. Please help us save our …

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