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Cooby Dam (Cooby Creek Reservoir) - Toowoomba. Qld

Constructed in 1936 on the Cooby Creek, a tributary of Oakey Creek and the Condamine River, Cooby Dam has a surface area of 300hectares, holds 23 100 mega litres of water and has an average depth of 7.7 meters.
It is siuated just north of Toowoomba on the New England Highway.

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 Cooby Dam.

No combustion engines are permittedon Cooby Dam.
Electric motors, canoes, row boats and sailing boats are permitted.

There is no access to Cooby dam after open hours.
Summer 7am to 8 pm. (from last Sunday in August)
Winter 7am to 6pm (from Tuesday folliwing Labour Day Holiday)

No Camping is permitted at Cooby Dam.
Toilets, BBQs, tables and drinking water are provided.
Ranger on site.

Related Links
Purchase Stocked Impoundment Permit on-line

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