Huntington Reservoir

Fishing report

  • Rating: Good
  • Conditions: On Sept. 17, Tom Ogden fly fished from a kick boat with two other anglers. In six hours, the group caught 38 tiger trout in the seven- to 18-inch range. They used sizes 6-8 soft hackle patterns on sinking line. Fishing was better after 10:30 a.m. Tom also reported that fishing was good for other anglers in watercraft, but that fishing was slow for shore anglers. On Sept. 22, Russ Stevens reported good fishing over the weekend. He was trolling with popgear and a worm or a Kastmaster. Terry Sanslow reported similarly good results with popgear and a worm. Terry caught a dozen tiger trout up to 15 inches.


  • Location: Emery County
  • Directions: Take Highway 31 northwest of Huntington, heading to the top of the canyon
  • Type: Blue Ribbon
  • Size: 118 acres
  • Elevation: 9,014 feet
  • Hours: No restrictions
  • Likely catch: Cutthroat Trout, Tiger Trout
  • Possible catch:
  • 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: Huntington Reservoir is also known as Mammoth Reservoir. The lake regularly produces tiger and cutthroat trout up to 18 inches long. Float tubers usually have the best success.

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