Dam - 31km west of Kyogle. NSW
Dam was built across Iron Pot Creek in 1972. It holds 11 000 mega-litres
of water and has a surface area of around 400 hectares when full.
Toonumbar Dam is around 31 km west of Kyogle. The road is often
in poor condition and is impassable to two wheel drives after
any rain. Towing larger boats here may not be advisable in the
best of conditions. Expect trailer damage, be prepared for the
worst as its a long walk back to Kyogle.
Toonumbar Dam is regularly stocked with Australian Bass &
East Coast Cod.
This location has a reputation for producing good numbers of bass
at times, even if the sizes arent there compared to Wivenhoe and
Glenbawn. Its reputation as an edge fishery is well deserved.
East Coast Cod are totally protected.
A NSW Fishing Licence is required to fish at Toonumbar Dam.
Near the dam wall there is a public access area with picnic tables,
toilets and BBQs.
is permitted at Bells Bay with a small fee required to assist
with maintaining the facilites here. Facilities include shelter
sheds, toliets, rain water tanks, BBQs, a jetty and boat ramp.
These were provided by the local fish stocking group.
Boats can be launched near the dam wall or at Bells Bay. *Use
extreme caution when launching here as there is a steep drop off
below the boat launching area.
Toonumbar Dam is open to all forms of boating, however a speed
limit of 8 knots applies throughout the Lake Toonumbar.
Fish Stocking Group
Kyogle Fish Acclimatisation Society
PO Box 711
Kyogle. NSW. 2474
Dam Water Level Link
NSW Fishing Licence Online
Weather Station including Webcam
on map for printable version