Category: Reports

Bobby Rodgers RIP

It is with great sadness that I report the passing of Bobby Rodgers former Chairman  and long standing stalwart of our Club, Omagh Anglers Association. Bobby had been recruited to the Association in 1963 as a committee member by his uncle Joe Mathers who was the Treasurer of the Association since it was set up …

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77th Annual General Meeting, MELLON COUNTRY INN Beltany Road Omagh 7:30pm 27th February 2020

This years AGM will be held on the 27th February at the Mellon Country Inn.  The AGM will be held in the Clare Suite at the Mellon Country Inn, Beltany Road, Omagh.  Please come along to support your Club and hear about the updates that have happened over the last year. Seamus Cullinan will be present …

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Omagh Special Olympics Group.

We made a donation of £500 to the Omagh Special Olympics Group on behalf of the members of the Association. This money was raised through the raffle that we organised on the few days of the Angling Fair in Castlederg back in April alongside the entrance fees that we collected for the club competitions held …

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2019 Mc Bride Cup and Courtney Cup at Birchwood Fishery Drumquin, Sunday 5th May

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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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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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Fishing on the Rivers Camowen and Cloghfin 2nd June 2017

On behalf of Omagh Anglers Association, the Officers and Committee wish it to be known that the fishing rights (formerly known as the Belmore estate, now owned by the Rountree Family and leased to Omagh Anglers Association) have been recognised by a Declaration of Rights in the Fermanagh and Tyrone County Court on 2nd June …

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2017 Mc Bride and Courtney Cup Competitions at Birchwood Fishery Drumquin

We had another successful event at the Birchwood Fishery this year .We had 38 anglers at the event with 11 juniors .The weather was much improved from this time last year which had provided us with gales and hail and sleet showers. The morning session was overcast but unfortunately for the anglers we had a cloudless …

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Honorary Member 2016 Club Person of the Year 2015

This is not an accolade which is afforded to many but this year 2016 Eddie(Minnow) Fisher was awarded honorary membership of Omagh Anglers Association. He is only the 4th person to be awarded this honour. This was in light of the enormous amount of work undertaken by him and a few others in tidying up …

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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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