Willard Bay Reservoir
Boat, swim, waterski, and fish on the warm waters of Willard Bay. Camp under tall cottonwood trees that frame the night sky. During winter months, Willard Bay is a wildlife watching area for nesting eagles. Two areas, North and South Marinas, offer all the amenities for a weekend at the Bay.
Latest fishing report
Anglers report good fishing while trolling. One angler caught 15 wipers while trolling the reservoir at three m.p.h. and using silver and blue shad raps. Wiper fishing is good from the shore or a boat. Wipers have been boiling around the reservoir. (Last updated 10-14-2016)
- Location: Box Elder County
- Directions: Traveling north on I 15, take the exit just north of Smith & Edwards and go west following the signs or go to the Willard exit and go west.
- Type: Fishing
- Size: 9,900 acres
- Elevation: 4,223 feet
- Hours: Open 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.
- Likely catch: Channel Catfish, Black Crappie, Smallmouth Bass, Walleye, Wiper
- Possible catch: Bluegill, Common Carp, Largemouth Bass, Yellow Perch
- Regulations: To see what statewide or special regulations apply to this waterbody, please read the current Fishing Guidebook.
- Site amenities: State Park with 2 boat ramps and fish cleaning stations, camping and day-use sites.
- Handicap access: Some near marinas