of Qld's newest Barra lakes to come on line, Callide is
beginning to make a name for itself.
Constructed in 1965 to supply water for the nearby power
station, Callide dam holds 136 300 ML at an average depth
of 10.5 m and a surface area of 1240 hectares at full capacity.
Fish species stocked are Saratoga, Barramundi, Yellowbelly
& Silver Perch.
There are breeding populations of Eel Tailed Catfish, Sleepy
Cod, Spangled Perch & Alligator Gar with Eels making
their way here as well.
There are no restictions to boating or fishing here except
for no fishing within 200 meters from the spillway.
Concrete boat ramps, toilets, drinking water, picnic tables
& play ground for kids are provided, however no camping
is allowed at the dam.
Accomodation is available a short 12 Km drive away in Biloela.
page for details.
fish stocking group Callide Valley Native Fish Stocking Assn runs a fish
hatchery to keep this a well stocked fishery.