Marilyn’s Pond

Marilyn’s Pond was opened to fishing in 2003 when the existing pond was enlarged and improved. It is located at the Galena Creek Regional Park and managed by Washoe County Regional Parks and Open Space.

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Type of water
Community Pond
Fishing Report

Marilyn’s Pond has been fishing well this summer but has also been busy. Fishing will remain good through fall with the abundance of water. Bait fisherman using salmon eggs and baby crawlers under bobbers are catching fish all day. Fly fisherman using small terrestrial dry flies have been catching fish on the surface early and late in the day. Stocking should pick back up with the cooler temps.


Marilyn’s Pond Angler Guide Information


Stocking Updates

Stocked Species Inches Date Stocked Year to Date
786Rainbow Trout10.205-15-2023786
1012Rainbow Trout9.507-18-20231798
690Rainbow Trout9.009-11-20232488

Pertinent Information

This 1-acre pond is approximately 10 feet deep and is a great pond to introduce youngsters to fishing. The shoreline provides easy access and kids are almost certain to catch rainbow trout or even brook trout from 8 to 10 inches. Use Power Bait, corn, nightcrawlers, and small spinners such as Mepps, Rooster Tails, and Panther Martins, and spoons such as Dardevles or Kastmasters. The best flies include pheasant tails, hare’s ears, prince nymphs, and Sheep Creek specials. The park has restrooms and picnic facilities, and the pond has an accessible fishing pier.