Category: Information

Mar 09

Drumragh River

Unfortunately over the close season a few members of Omagh Anglers decided to take some stretches of the Drumragh for themselves.

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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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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


Apologies for no reports but due to my own workload and continuation of the fight against the hydro I have had little or no time to update the website. Firstly I know that trout fishing in the area is still very good. I have had a few good days on the river with some success …

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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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Feb 27

Omagh Anglers AGM 23 February 2012

Secretary’s Report The 2011 season was a difficult season for many with a lot of anglers stating how few fish were present in the system. The counters are again ineffective at producing reliable figures and only 1197 were counted through Sion Mills by November. The annual competitions were well supported with almost 50 anglers turning …

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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


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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