Dam is one of South East Queensland's more established lake fisheries.
The word Moogerah is said to be a local Aborigine word meaning
"place of thunder storms".
lake is of medium size being 880 ha with an average depth of 10.5
The solid concrete wall holds back 92500 ML of water below the
confluence of Coulsons and Reynolds creeks.
Below the dam is a scenic gorge that flows into Warrill Ck &
then into the Bremer & Brisbane Rivers.
Lake Moogerah has been stocked with Australian Bass, Golden Perch,
Silver Perch, Mary River Cod and Saratoga, although the stocking
of Saratoga seems to have failed at this stage.
* A Stocked Impoundment Permit (SIP) is required to fish at Lake
There are no boating restrictions on Lake Moogerah.
There is a no boating / fishing zone around the dam wall.
Two concrete launching ramps are provided however in
recent times Moogerah Dam has suffered from low water levels for
This hasn't effected the fish too any great extent, however it
makes launching difficult when there is no water on the ramps.
A 4X4 is recommended when water levels are low.
*Caution should be used when navigating on Lake Moogerah due to
the large amount of standing & submerged timber in the water.
Camping is allowed at A.G. Muller Park and is a popular spot for
the water skiing fraternity.
Camping is also permited at some downstream camping grounds with
Hotel / Motel style accommodation can be found at Aratula, Kalbar
page for details.
Maroon Moogerah Fish Stocking Assn