Category: Information

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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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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Nov 07

Fish Kill on the Owenreagh River June 2010

Pollution Case near Fintona At a sitting of Omagh Court on the 12th August 2011, Mr Desmond Moore from 12 Corryglass Road, Fintona was fined for causing deleterious matter to enter the Barr River near Fintona, Co Tyrone. Loughs Agency Fishery Officers were made aware of the pollution incident after an anonymous call on the …

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Mar 28

Welcome To Omagh Anglers

Omagh Anglers is one of the oldest and largest angling clubs in Northern Ireland with around 700 members. The club has access to fishing which extends from upstream of the county town of Omagh down to below Newtownstewart taking in the rivers Drumragh, Camowen, Strule and the Owenkillew. This is one of the most prolific …

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Mar 28

History

Towards the end of the Second World War, food was scarce and expensive, and the Council laid aside land at Johnston Park for allottments. Men from all over the town took over these plots as they were called, and worked them growing fresh vegetables and as befits keen gardeners these men had a love of …

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