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Connolly Dam ( Silverwood Dam ) - Warwick. Qld

Constructed 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.

Fishing Present
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.

Recommended 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 Alexander Motel. Warwick




Related Links
Purchase Stocked Impoundment Permit on-line
Leslie Dam Information Page
Glenlyon Dam Information Page
Storm King Dam Information Page

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