Tibble Fork Reservoir

Fishing report

  • Rating: Fair
  • Conditions: In Tibble Fork, try using spinners or nightcrawlers under a bubble for the best results. This is a great time to catch some of the browns in the reservoir, but the vegetation around the shoreline may make it difficult to fish. You may also want to try using dry flies for trout that feed on top of the water. Silver Lake Flat reservoir was drained so the dam could be repaired.


  • Location: American Fork Canyon
  • Directions: The reservoir is located about eight miles up American Fork Canyon.
  • Type: Fishing
  • Size: 13 acres
  • Elevation: 6,392 feet
  • Hours:
  • Likely catch: Rainbow Trout
  • Possible catch: Brook Trout, Brown Trout
  • Regulations: To see what statewide or special regulations apply to this waterbody, please read the current Fishing Guidebook.
  • Site amenities: Parking, hiking and latrines. There are numerous Forest Service campgounds in the vicinity.
  • Handicap access: No
  • Site description: Tibble Fork Reservoir is located halfway from the headwaters of American Fork Canyon to Utah Valley. The north facing slopes to the south are covered with coniferous forest, while the south-facing slopes have gambel oak and meadows.

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