Holmes Creek Reservoir
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.
Latest fishing report
Anglers report good fishing for rainbow trout. Try fishing on the bottom with PowerBait or floating salmon eggs. On October 11, one angler caught 10 trout within three hours. He had the best success walking the shoreline rather than sitting in one spot. The water level is low, but seems to be holding steady at the current level. The lower water has opened shore access all around the reservoir. Non-motorized watercraft, including canoes, kayaks and float tubes, are permitted at Holmes. Please pack out your garbage and pick up any trash you see. No one wants to lose fishing privileges at this beautiful pond. This pond is private property, so you need to obtain a free Walk-in Access authorization number before fishing. (Last updated 10-14-2016)
- 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