Category: News

Angling suspension lifted!

With the plentiful rain and the continued drop in temperature in both the air and the water and the rise in water levels albeit small we have lifted the temporary suspension. We just ask for a common sense approach when members are handling fish , please do it carefully. The pumps put in place by …

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Temporary Suspension of Fishing

I really can’t believe that I have to put this on our website but it is a sign of the times we live in. Omagh Anglers Association have now put a temporary suspension on club waters due to the extreme heat and prevailing low water conditions. we will notify of any change as soon as …

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Camowen Hydro Electric Project.

Hi All, yes this has reared its ugly head once more. Can I urgently ask that you contact your local Council Representative and ask them to vote against this. We fought Omagh District Council alongside FASTA and the Ulster Angling Federation (UAF)for 7 long years from 2007 to 2014 regarding this blot on the river …

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Revetment and Re-habilitation Project Stage 1. Tree planting on the Camowen and Cloughfin Rivers.

Omagh Anglers Association in conjunction with the Loughs Agency and Woodland Trust have undertaken with permission of local landowners a tree planting initiative to assist with the re-habilitation of the local river banks and to also assist in preventing flood waters removing more of the river bank. This is stage one of the project. Further …

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Membership Fees for Season 2021 during lock-down due to Covid 19

We are still in very strange times , and I would guess that none of us have seen the likes of it in our lifetimes, However as an Association we have to keep up with the administrative end of running the club and we must discharge our obligations to Riparian owners  and pay rents as …

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78th Annual General Meeting 2021

Unfortunately , due to the current Covid 19 regulations, it is not possible for us to hold a traditional public meeting for our AGM as we have been accustomed to.  It is vital that club business continues and our club committee will move forward and continue to plan for the year ahead. In the absence …

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REMEMBER CATCH RETURNS MUST BE IN BEFORE 15TH NOVEMBER

(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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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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Catch and Release from 1st October 2020 Season, as agreed at the AGM by the Members.

On February 27th 2020 at the AGM it was proposed from the floor and with a majority vote that the Association would make all waters of the Association Catch and Release  for Salmon fishing from 1st  October again this year.   It was decided that from this date that all salmon caught should be returned carefully …

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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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