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Carcoar Dam - Blayney / Carcoar. NSW

Construction Date: 1970
River System: Belubula River
Capacity: 36 400 Mega litres
Surface Area: 385 hectares
Maximum Depth: 41meters
Average Depth: 20 meters

Fish Present
Rainbow Trout, Murray Cod, Golden Perch, Silver Perch and Redfin.

Stocked Fish
Murray Cod, Golden Perch, Silver Perch, Rainbow Trout.

General trout dam.
Carcoar is renown as a redfin hotspot. Jigging in 8 to 10 meters of water is a popular method for catching the redfin.
Golden Perch are taken on deep diving lures trolled around any available structure or break lines.
The occasional Murray cod is also taken on these deep diving lures.
Also worth a try for cod is to try casting deep diving lures and spinnerbaits around the margins.

Carcoar Dam is open to all boating activities.
A concrete boat ramp is provided.

Camping with Caravan access is permitted at but can be staked out early in peak times. Ranger on site.

Hotel / Motel available in Blayney. See Accommodation page for details.

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Carcoar Dam Map
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