Home Locations & Maps Fish species Fishing Guides Products Accomodation
Australian Fishing Shop

Picture Gallery

Weather page & links

Fishing Competition Calender

Articles & information

Fishing Rules & Regs

Fishing Reports & Forum


Advertise on Sweetwater Fishing Australia

Find us on YouTube

Find us on Facebook

Fish Stickers




Chaffey Dam - Tamworth / Nundle . NSW

Construction Date: 1976
River System: Peel River
Capacity: 62 000 Mega Litres
Surface Area: 600 hectares
Maximum Depth: 30 meters
Average Depth:

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

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

While Chaffey Dam is well stocked with trout and native fish, it has a earned a reputation as a producer of big European Carp who are will fly takers.

Chaffey Dam is open to all boating activities. Speed restictions apply in some areas.
Concrete boat ramp provided.

Camping is permitted on the shore. Toilets and showers (with hot water) are provided. Small boats can be pulled up the shore in camping area when water levels permit.

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

Related Links

Purchase NSW Fishing Licence Online

Feedback / Comments HERE

Chaffey Dam Map

View Larger Map

Related Videos


Chaffey Dam Water Level Guage & Graph
Water Level


Copyright© 2008 Garry Fitzgerald. Sweetwater Fishing Australia