Utah Community Ponds
Located between Fairview Canyon & Scofield on SR 264 just north of Fairview Lake. The small pond is stocked with rainbow trout.
From I-15 take the West 400 North exit (Highway 131), turn north on 800 West, turn west on Pages Lane (1600 North) and drive over Legacy HWY. Turn north and follow the road until you reach the lake on your left.
Head west on 13600-S and turn south onto Rose Canyon Road. There will be a 3-way stop, and the road heads west a couple miles before reching the pond on the south side of the road. I went here in October of 2007 and caught 9 fairly sized rainbow and a catfish within 2 hours. This is definately the place to go to have a good time within a short distance. There are picnic areas and pathways to walk. Great place to take the family or to walk the dogs.
From Bangerter turn west at 11400-S and drive till you reach the lake on the right hand side of the road. The best fishing spots are near the southwest end of the lake near the marina docks. There are several different species of fish in the lake, but rainbow are the most common.
Farmington City Reservoir
From I-15 take the 106th South exit, turn west and drive a couple blocks, and turn south onto River Front Parkway. Drive another mile, and the pond will be on your left. There is an upper and lower pond to choose from. They sit right along the Jordan River Pathway.
From 2100-South turn north onto 5600-West. Turn left at California Ave, drive west 1 mile past the loop exit to the entrance. The ponds are on the south side of the road. Turn left into the entrance with the brown welcome sign. Lee Kay Ponds are a series of freshwater ponds near the Salt Lake County Solid Waste Facility in northwestern Salt Lake County with facilities for wildlife watchers. The auto loop road is open year-round, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays, excluding Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day.
This pond is at the Taylorsville Park located just east of Redwood Road and 5400-S. just turn north at 1200-W from 5400-S and the pond is northeast from the parking lot of the dog park.
From Bangerter turn north onto 2700-W and turn left at 13640-S. Drive west for .5 mile and turn south at 3160-W, and a right at 13680-S to Old Farm Park and the reservoir is south from the parking lot. Went fishing here a couple months after being stocked and didn't catch anything. I could see schools of huge catfish swimming all over though.
Depth Maximum-23 ft/Mean-14.4 ft
Length-1,900 ft/Width-686 ft/Shoreline-4,800 ft
From US-6 in Salem, which is between Spanish Fork and Payson. There is a historical marker at the pond, so drive through town and stop at the sign for the historical marker. Most of the pond is south of the highway, so one can turn south into town anywhere. It is not difficult to find, as most streets in town end at the pond. The majority of the pond is surrounded with playgrounds, and picnic areas. Small boats can be also used in the pond.
From 90th-South & 900-West head south on Sandy Pkwy and turn right onto 10000-S. Continue down this wavy road and make the first right .25 mile to the parking lot. This is a great place to bring the kids to catch a fish or play on the playground. The pond is somewhat heavily used, stocked with trout & albino trout, and has a fish cleaning station available. You can also go running or biking along the Jordan River west of the park.
Twenty-First Street Pond
From 70th-S, turn north on 1300-W, and east on Winchester. Turn north at 1190-W (Murray Parkway Ave), and the park will be on your right, after the golf course and I-215. Another route is from 5400-S turn south at 1300-W and east onto Bullion St. Turn south at Murray Parkway Ave., and the park will be on your left. There is plenty of space to walk your dog or go for a jog around the park. The pond has a fish cleaning station and a dock you can fish off of.