in 1929 on Rosenthall Creek, Connolly Dam, also called Silverwood
Dam has a surface area of 50 hectares, holds 2590 mega litres
of water and has an average depth of 5 meters. It is siuated
17 km south east of Warwick.
Golden Perch, Silver Perch and Murray Cod to bolster the
natural populations of Spangled Perch and Eel-Tailed Catfish.
Golden Perch dominate most catches for lure/fly anglers,
while Silver Perch and Eel-Tailed Catfish (dewfish) are
more of a bait fishing prospect.
A Stocked Impoundment Permit (SIP) is required to fish at
Connolly Dam (Silverwood Dam).
No boating is permitted on Connolly Dam except for local
fish stocking group members on Sundays.
A rediculous situation indeed, considering that fish stocking
in this dam is funded by the SIP Scheme.
Connolly Dam should be openned to ALL of the public to access
or dropped from the SIP scheme.
No Camping is permitted at Connolly Dam. Toilets are provided
at lookout adjacent to dam wall.
accomodation is available at the Alexander
Motel, Wentworth St, Warwick. For bookings telephone-
07 4661 3888. Fax- 07 4661 5889 or send them an Email