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Secretary’s Report and Chairman’s address for 2021 Season

Secretary’s Report for 2020 I am not sure where to start my annual report for the 2020 season. We have just endured one of the most difficult years in many of our lifetimes indeed some of us have never seen the like of it before. I am sure that many people have suffered losses over …

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Letter from Loughs Agency to All Anglers

3rd April 2020 Re: COVID-19 Dear Angler I hope this correspondence finds you and your families safe and well. These are unprecedented times for us all. Loughs Agency continues to review the most recent announcements from the governments of Ireland and Northern Ireland. We urge the angling community to follow the guidance provided and to …

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Mc Bride and Courtney Cup 2019

The Clubs two cups were fished for on Sunday 5th May at Birchwood Fishery in Drumquin. Many thanks to Birchwood and also thanks for sponsoring two prizes on the day. 28 anglers availed of the pleasant conditions but at times it was cold and the fish stayed down. It is a great pity that more …

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Omagh Anglers Association 2018 fundraiser for Charity

We had our fund raising draw at Birchwood Fishery Drumquin yesterday the 6th May. The draw was conducted by Stevie Smyth and Ian Sproule and was totally impartial. I want to thank everyone who bought  and sold tickets for the worthy causes that we were supporting namely the Air Ambulance NI and the Palliative Care …

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Rainbows and LA Regulations

Another post about rainbows! After our meeting with FASTA and further discussions with the Loughs Agency(LA) we are asking that anyone who is fishing for this invasive species(Rainbow Trout), please DO NOT USE SWEETCORN! It is against LA rules anyway but with the smolt returning now to the sea it is imperative that it is …

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FASTA and the rainbow Trout infestation below Newtownstewart

There have been several meetings over the last few weeks with the affiliates of FASTA to organise the response and move the issue forward with regards the huge quantities of rainbow trout that are now in the Strule and Mourne RiversRepresentatives from Omagh Anglers Association have been present at the meetings and are giving voice …

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October 2011

Another season over and varying reports on failure and success. Some very excellent catches on the Camowen with quite a few salmon returned carefully to the water. The same story on the Drumragh with H Mc Sorley catching and releasing several salmon on the upper reaches of the Drumragh and Owenreagh. As many will have …

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End of September 2011

The Officers of the Club have had a busy few weeks with several meetings being attended. The Secretary ,Treasurer ,Chairman and Assistant Treasurer all met up with Dr Paul Johnston in the Silverbirch Hotel on the 13th September to discuss the next Hydroelectric scheme on our rivers. It is to be sited directly above the …

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