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East Liechardt Dam ( Lake Mary Kathleen ) - 35 Km E of Mt Isa. Qld

East Leichardt Dam, formerly known as Lake Mary Kathleen, was built in 1961 to supply the township of the now closed Mary Kathleen Uranium Mine.
It has a full supply capacity of 12 100 mega litres, a surface area of 150 hectares at an average depth of 8.1 meters.

Fish present
Sooty Grunter, Archerfish, Alligator Gar (Long Tom), Sleepy Cod, Strpied Sleepy Cod and Redclaw crayfish.

Stocked Fish
Sooty Grunter

Fishing Guide - None

Open to all forms of boating, no restrictions apply.
No concrete boat ramp, however boats can be luanched with care from gravel ramp.

Road Access
The road from the Barkly Highway to the lake is very rocky and should only be undertaken with a 4x4 or high vehicle.

Camping is permitted at East Leichardt Dam however there are no facilities provided.

Accomodation is provided in Mt Isa, see Accomodation page for details.

Local Fish Restocking Group.
Mount Isa Fish Stocking Group

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