Creek Dam is located 22 km south west of Clermont in central
While currently this location is hardly mentioned as a fishing
destination, it has a big fishing future. Being located well
inland, Theresa Creek will be less affected by coastal south-easterly
winds which can often put barra in coastal lakes "off the
It was was constructed in 1983 by the Blair Athol Coal Project
to supply water for the town of Clermont.
The lake has a surface area of around 300 hectares.
Fish present: Barramundi, Golden Perch, Eel-Tailed Catfish,
Sleepy Cod, Silver Perch and Bony Bream.
fishing is permitted 200 meters above & 400 meters below
the Theresa Creek Dam wall.
Creek Dam & Hoods Lagoon are stocked by the Clermont Fish
There are no boating restrictions on Lake Theresa.
A concrete boat ramp is provided.
Bush camping is allowed at Lake Theresa, however a permit is
required. Cost is $5 / night / site. Permits are available at
Shire Council office at Clermont between 8.45 a.m. and 5.00
p.m. weekdays. For further enquiries telephone (07) 4983 1133.
No powered sites are provided.
operated BBQs, picnic area and toilets hot showers are provided,
however the water is not for human drinking. There is no drinking
water on site, so take your own.
/ Motel accomodation provided in Clermont or Emerald. Go to
page for details.
Creek Dam Rules & Boating Application - Belyando Shire
Fish Stocking Group
Maraboon / Fairbairn Dam Information Page
Dam Information Page
source: Belyando Shire Council