Category: Angling Reports and updates

£14500, spent on the River Drumragh revetment works and fencing and tree planting Autumn 2022

Omagh Anglers in conjunction with Omagh Golf Club and the Loughs Agency have carried out a restoration project on the lower Drumragh River. Over 850 metres of new fencing, access gates for anglers, tree planting and revetment works were carried out on the section through Omagh Golf Club. The works were carried out in the …

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Secretarys Report 2023

Secretary’s Report for 2023 Whilst still under the influence of Covid we at least managed to get our season started as normal in April this year and I would like to thank Ivan and the guys in the shop for their sterling efforts in selling the permits over the phone and posting them out as …

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2021 and 2022 Recipients of the Hall and Killoran Cup

Brian and Nigel Donnelly received the Hall and Killoran Cup in 2021 for the great work carried out on the river bank and their efforts in cleaning and clearing the banks is acknowledged by the members and Committee of Omagh Anglers. Martin Mc Gillion was the 2022 recipient in 2022 for the excellent work in …

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(Click below for extra pages on OAA Catch Return Form) OAA Catch Return Form   Catch returns on all species in Omagh Anglers waters are mandatory from the 2019 Season onwards! As an Association we have no figures to combat pollution incidents or how many salmon /trout are being caught in our waters and from this …

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New Picnic area and parking at Stonebridge

May 2019 seen the completion of the area near the Stonebridge prepared by the Friends of the Glens group and with a donation from Omagh Anglers Association. A new parking and picnic area at the junction just over the Stonebridge is provided and anglers can take a well earned break at the large stone picnic …

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Willy Wans and Coneywarren area of the River Strule April 2019

As Secretary of Omagh Anglers Association I have been asked to make it known that the fishing rights in the  area known as the Willy Wans and Coneywarren area , left bank downstream , are OWNED not leased by Omagh Anglers Association. These rights were purchased by the Association along with other rights in that area in …

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Disaster again for the Drumragh River and its Tributaries

It is with complete horror and sadness that I am writing this report about the Drumragh River. As I am sure many of you are now aware of the huge (100,000 gallons of slurry) pollution incident on the river outside Dromore Co Tyrone on Wednesday 23rd May. This resulted in a massive fish kill of …

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Loughs Agency Press Release April 7th 2018

Working with FASTA this is the Loughs Agency press release. This is a very positive statement going forward. We (FASTA) are also liaising with Dawnfresh Ltd to provide dumping points for any rainbows caught that have to be disposed of . We do not want to see the river banks polluted with carcasses which can …

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Rainbows, the problems and moving forward.

I attended a meeting with Loughs Agency at Prehen on wednesday 4th April with two other FASTA representatives, David Nelson and Barney Winters. Working with the Loughs Agency we came up with a number of proposals and are at present waiting on a press release from the Loughs Agency. Many thanks to FASTA for continuing …

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Dr K Whelan’s report on the escaped rainbow trout on the Strule and Mourne

Click on the Link to access the report  released by the Loughs Agency and FASTA     5.11.17 R Mourne Escape O mykiss NRRA_