Large dam near Donnybrook ??

Someone I spoke to mentioned there was a large dam near Donnybrook with trout in it! I have google earthed the area & the only one of any significance is in Upper Capel & it appears to be on private property. Maybe redfin 4 life has had a look or anyone who likes to go off the beaten track.??? yeh I saw Grimwade, its bigger than I imagined.


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Glen Mervyn? Closest large

Wed, 2010-05-26 17:19

Glen Mervyn? Closest large dam near donnybrook with public access that I can think of. Have heard of marron, redfin, and rainbows in there but lots of water skiing goes on. Is part of the Preston River which goes through Donnybrook.

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Dam large trout?

Wed, 2010-05-26 18:03

There is a larger than your average size dam bout 5ks out off donnybrook and have seen the flyboys doing their stuff Id say it would be stocked.

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Agree with unclestu i dont

Wed, 2010-05-26 18:22

Agree with unclestu i dont know of any dams with trout in them around donnybrook that arent stcoked regularly...

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Thanks Erin

Thu, 2010-05-27 20:24

Glen Mervyn is the one I was told about. I just couldnt remember the name. I believe its off the Donnybrook /Ballingup Rd towards some other "brook"?? Sorry new to WA.

UncleStu I am suffering from flyfishing withdrawel so much so I am trying to catch mullet on flies that look like bread. Lol!! So please tell me 5klm in which direction??

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its on the road from

Thu, 2010-05-27 21:23

its on the road from donnybrook to collie just were you leave mumballup turn left and go about maybe 5 or 10 ks towards collie good luck

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There are some big trout in

Tue, 2010-06-15 19:38

There are some big trout in Glen Mervyn Dam along with heaps of redfin, fish along the main wall at the south end of the dam its the deepest part. Any lure that looks like a baby marron works a treat. The ski boats dont seem to bother the fish much but the jetski's seem to send them deep. Fished there heaps when I was living in Collie 18mths ago.

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private dam

Sat, 2010-10-02 12:12

could be frys dam...bit of good stuff in there tho you might get shot if you go near it haha

but yeah you might be thinking of glen mervyn