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Huck FAQ

Serving Residential & Commercial Since 1938

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Huck Salt is a family owned salt business that was established in 1938 by Elmer J. Huckaby. The current owner is John Huckaby, who works alongside his two sons Tron and Troy Huckaby, as well as some of his grandchildren.

Our History can be viewed here.

Huck Salt carries salt products for multiple applications such as water softening, agricultural nutrition, ice melt, tanning hides, ice cream making, industrial uses, pool maintenance, geothermal, fish hatcheries, and many more.


Huck Salt harvests their salt from an above ground (surface) salt mine. The salt is created by solar evaporation. Mother Nature does all of the work for creating the salt. 100% natural! The salt flat is self-sustaining, which is better for the environment. Huck Salt also sells products from Compass Minerals and Redmond Minerals.

Yes, both commercial vendors and the public can purchase products.



Yes, but keep in mind the additional cost for the delivery. Huck Salt can deliver in Nevada, other states are possible depending on the order. Please contact the office at (775) 423-2055 for additional information. Products can also be picked up at the shop located just outside of Fallon city limits.

Key Differences

One of our most frequently asked questions is What is the difference between Bear & Purcell?

Size Matters

The size of salt used is pertinent to the job being done; Large course salt shouldn’t be used as de-icer, for example.

The salt-filled cubes are showing Utah Course Salt (left) versus Huck’s Course Salt (right).

The small pile depicts the size and coarseness of Huck’s fine salt.