Holmes Creek Reservoir

Fishing report

  • Rating: Good
  • Conditions: You can see lots of smaller bluegill and bass cruising around near the rocks and the fishing dock. There are lots of fish jumping at the surface. If you plan to release your fish, please do so immediately and handle the fish with care. Many dead, catchable-sized trout were left at the base of the dam. The water level is now down below the rocks on the dam. Don't forget to obtain your Walk-in Access authorization number before visiting this privately owned pond.


  • Location: Davis County
  • Directions: In Layton, turn west off US-89 onto Gentile Street (just north of 1200 North)
  • Type: Community Fishing
  • Size: 35 acres
  • Elevation: 4,757 feet
  • Hours: No restrictions
  • Likely catch: Bluegill, Bullhead Catfish, Common Carp, Channel Catfish, Black Crappie, Largemouth Bass, Rainbow Trout
  • Possible catch: Walleye
  • Regulations: To see what statewide or special regulations apply to this waterbody, please read the current Fishing Guidebook.
  • Site amenities: None
  • Handicap access: None
  • Site description: This pond is located in Layton has several species of fish. The 35 acre pond is one of the larger community waters. There is no swimming, floating or boating allowed on the reservoir. Access around the reservoir is good, however, it does require some walking. The vegetation around the reservoir can be quite dense, which makes fishing difficult — especially in the spring.

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