Lake Gregory (Isis Balancing Storage) - Childers / Bundaberg.
Gregory, also known as the Isis Balancing Storage or simply as
the "Duckpond" is a small impoundment between Bundaberg & Childers.
It is a mere 200 ha in area with an average depth of 3.1 meters
& holds just over 6000 ML of water at full capacity. Access is
via the Isis Highway turning into Voss Road and finally turning
right into the dirt track when you seen the small pump shed.
stocked with only Bass & Silver Perch, several captures of Saratoga
& Tarpon have been reported. Being a shallow lake, weed beds dominate
the fringes and can be a menace to anglers although there are
some deeper sections up to 30 feet, namely across from the gravel
A Stocked Impoundment Permit (SIP) is required to fish Lake Gregory.
There are no boating restrictions on Lake Gregory. Dam operators
Sunwater, have a rule of no more than 6 knots, however this has
not been verified by Maritime Qld.
There is no concrete boat ramp however bank launching is possible
adjacent to dam wall. It is of a low gradient. Large boats may
not be suited to this lake.
Camping is not permitted here.
There are no facilities provided for visitors to Lake Gregory.
No toilets, showers or drinking water are provided so take everything
you need with you & take your rubbish home.
Stocked Impoundment Permit on-line - QDPI&F
Day at the Duckpond - Article
on map for larger view
Gregory ( Isis Balancing Storage ) Map