Huntington Reservoir

Fishing report

  • Rating: Fair
  • Conditions: On July 9, Tom Ogden and Perry Bunderson fished the upper two thirds of the lake using fast sinking line and bead head crystal buggers in sizes 4-8. In five hours, they had hooked 34 tiger trout in the 9- to 19-inch range. Most of the fish were taken in 15 to 25 feet of water. On July 13, conservation officer TJ Robertson reported slow to fair fishing. He recommended fishing from a boat using pop gear and a gold Triple Teaser.


  • 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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