Bass, Golden Perch, Silver Perch, Mary River Cod, Saratoga,
Snub Nosed Gar, Tilapia, Eels, Spangled Perch, Catfish &
Lungfish are totally protected and must be returned to the
Redclaw crayfish were illegally released into Lake Samsonvale
and have established a population.
At times it is the redclaw crayfish that attract most attention
to this lake.
Bass, Golden Perch, Silver Perch, Mary River Cod & Saratoga.
*Tilpaia are a Noxious fish. They must not be returned to
the water in any way & must not be taken away.
Tilapia should be disposed of in bins provided at the lake
or buried above the high water mar.
Large penalties may apply to offenders.
Boating at present is only permitted via an access scheme
run the the local fish restocking group (PRFMA) in the main
arm of the lake.
Permits cost $100 / annum. Monies raised are utilised for
future fish stocking initiatives.
Bank access only is permitted at offical recreation areas.
Camping is not permitted at LakeSamsonvale.
/ Motel available in Petrie. See Accommodation
page for details.
Pine Rivers Fish Management Assn.