Huntington Reservoir

Fishing report

  • Rating: Good
  • Conditions: There is a thick sheet of ice, but there aren't many anglers fishing. Anglers report 8 to 12 inches of ice under a foot of snow. Fishing has been very good according to multiple anglers on One angler recommended a 1/16-ounce white glow jig head with a one-inch gulp minnow. That angler reported that his average catch was 15 to 18 inches, with the biggest one measuring more than 20 inches. Another angler fished on Dec. 14 and reported catching a number of eight- to 12-inch fish. A third angler reported an average catch size of 13 to 16 inches. He did best with a small white and yellow sparkled tube jig on a 1/32-ounce head, tipped with a piece of nightcrawler. Huntington Reservoir is also known as Mammoth.


  • 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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