Fishing

KeepitFishingLinks & Information:

Visit the NSW Department of Primary Industries for more information on exemptions, plastic receipts, and fishing trusts.

Lake Keepit Holiday & Recreation Park
Keepit Dam Road
Tamworth NSW 2340

Telephone: 02 6769 7605
Email: info@lakekeepit.com.au

Opening Hours:
Daily: 8.00am - 5.00pm

Website:
Lake Keepit Holiday & Recreation Park
View the Lake Keepit Park Map for all the fishing spots!

4 Mile Travelling Stock Reserve Campground 
The reserve extends on both sides of the Blue Vale Road and is a designated Travelling Stock Reserve. Locals go here to fish yellow belly, catfish, carp, and shrimp. It will rarely flood as the water is controlled flow from Lake Keepit. There are no facilities at this location.

The Lake Keepit Family Fishing Club
Located about 25 minutes from Gunnedah at Lake Keepit Holiday and Recreational Park, the The Lake Keepit Family Fishing Club is famous for its fishing. The Lake Keepit Family Fishing Club has monthly club competitions the 2nd Saturday of each month except June & July. $100 is up for grabs each month & at the end of the year there is a fish off for $300 between the ten monthly medal winners. The joining fee is $10 or $20 per Family. They encourage kids to have a go at the great sport of Angling and recently held a competition for people with disabilities. Try your luck catching the local varieties of Silver and Golden Perch (Yellow Belly), Murray Cod and even Catfish. Visit them on face book to find out more.

The Park Office is open 8am to 5pm in winter (8am to 6pm on Friday). Summer hours are 8am to 5pm Monday to Thursday Friday 8am to 7pm and Saturday-Sunday 8am to 6pm. Phone them on 6769705.

Fishing Licenses
When fishing in NSW waters you are required by law to pay the NSW Recreational Fishing Fee and carry a receipt showing the payment of the fee. This applies when spear fishing, hand lining, hand gathering, trapping, bait collecting and prawn netting or when in possession of fishing gear in, on or adjacent to waters.
Pay for your fishing licence fee
Licence fees are:

  • $7 - 3 days
  • $14 - 1 month
  • $35 - 1 year
  • $85 - 3 years

Purchase your licence fee online or

  • by calling 1300 369 365 (Visa and MasterCard only)
  • from hundreds of standard and gold fishing fee agents
  • From most Kmart stores in NSW.

Note: Your fishing receipt must be carried whilst fishing.

 

Our Hours

Mon to Fri: 9am - 5pm

Saturday: 10am - 3pm

Sunday: 10am - 3pm

Our Location

83 Chandos Street

Gunnedah NSW

2380

Our Details

Phone: 02 6740 2230

Fax: 02 6740 2119

Email: tourism@infogunnedah.com.au