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Lake Maroon / Maroon Dam Fishing Near Brisbane / Gold Coast

During your stay at Lake Maroon Holiday Park, in the fabulous Scenic Rim, near Brisbane and the Gold Coast, take advantage of the great fishing that Maroon Dam has to offer.

Stocked Fresh Water Fish Species

Maroon Dam is stocked with:

  • Australian Bass
  • Golden Perch (yellowbelly)
  • Silver Perch
  • Mary River Cod

Fly Fishing / Lure Fishing / Bait Fishing

Maroon Dam is one of South East Queensland's best freshwater fly and surface fishing destinations, with the best times being early morning and late afternoon.

During the middle of the day, deeper diving lures, soft plastics and lipless crank baits are effective, so too is live bait such as shrimp, freshwater yabbies and worms.

Focus areas are the structured regions of the dam, such as the dead timber in the water and rocky point areas.

Compact Freshwater Fishing Impoundment Near Brisbane & Gold Coast

Maroon Dam has a surface area of 350 hectares, so it’s not an overly large dam.

Petrol and Electric Motors

Petrol outboard motors are permitted on the Scenic Rim's Maroon Dam.

Electric motors will also easily allow you to cover the key fishing areas of the dam from Lake Maroon Holiday Park.

Exclusive Launching Area

Lake Maroon Holiday Park provides an exclusive launching area onto the dam for all guests.

Freshwater Fishing Bait

Bait and lures can be purchased from the office.

Fishing Permits

Maroon Dam comes under the Stocked Impoundment Permit Scheme. You can purchase your permit online at www.smartservice.qld.gov.au and the cost is $7.45 per week. Yearly permits are also available.

Freshwater Fishing Guides

For those requiring a land-based fishing guiding service, 2 Bent Rods can of assistance. Go to www.2bentrods.com.au for further information.


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