Holmes Creek Reservoir

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This pond is located in Layton has several species of fish. The 35 acre pond is one of the larger community waters. 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. Priority for use is given to Holmes Creek Ski Club. Non-motorized boaters are required to fish east of the buoy line or leave the reservoir when skiers are present. Fishing is allowed on the entire reservoir when skiers aren't present.

Latest fishing report

The reservoir is capped at least nine inches of ice. The edges are soft 2 to eight feet out. Please use extreme cation as the ice conditions continue to change. Fishing pressure is low, try using traditional baits and lures. (Last update 03-15-19)


  • 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, White Bass
  • Regulations: To see what statewide or special regulations apply to this waterbody, please read the current Fishing Guidebook.
  • Site amenities: None
  • Handicap access: None