Lake Monduran ( Fred Haigh Dam ). Gin Gin. Queensland
Fred Haigh Dam (also called Monduran Dam) was constructed
across the Kolan River in 1978 creating Lake Monduran.
When full Lake Monduran has a surface area of 5340 hectares,
a capacity of 586 000 mega litres at an average depth of 11
species stocked into Lake Monduran include Australian
Silver Perch and Sooty Grunter however the Barra and Bass
are the real drawcards. The Sooty Grunter, Silver Perch, Saratoga
and Golden Perch seem to have not established however the
occasional capture is recorded.
is a breeding population of Fork-Tailed
Catfish present which can dominate captures at times here
as well as Eels,
Nosed Gar & Spangled
A Stocked Impoundment Permit is required to fish in Lake Monduran
/ Fred Haigh Dam.
Monduran Fishing Guide Paul Dolan - Fraser Coast
are no boating restrictions on Lake Monduran / Fred Haig Dam.
It is open 24 hours.
A concrete boat ramp is provided in the public access area
with a gravel ramp below the lookout area (near dam wall &
Lake Monduran has may vast bays full of standing timber. Please
take care at all times when boating.
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and caravans are permitted at the lake. Fees apply.
There are a limited number of cabins on the hill over looking
Limited supplies are available at the camping area, so it
pays to stock up or take the short run into Gin Gin where
there is shops, road houses, fuel and more comfortable hotel
& motel style accommodation available. See the Acccommodation
page for details.