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Fishing

The 1,275-acre Lake Marburg is a warmwater fishery. Popular species are:

  • Bluegill
  • Catfish
  • Crappie
  • Largemouth bass
  • Muskellunge
  • Northern pike
  • Tiger muskellunge
  • Yellow perch

Bow fishing is permitted in the shallow cove areas.

Lake Marburg is in the Big Bass Program. Large and smallmouth bass must be a minimum of 15 inches long to be harvested and the daily limit is four fish of either species, combined.

East Branch Codorus Creek, along Park Road, is an approved trout stocking stream.

This activity or structure is ADA accessible.

Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission regulations and laws apply.

Ice Fishing

Except for the ice skating area, all of the 1,275-acre Lake Marburg is open for ice fishing.

Popular species caught through the ice are:

  • Bluegill
  • Catfish
  • Crappie
  • Largemouth bass
  • Muskellunge
  • Northern pike
  • Tiger muskellunge
  • Yellow perch

Explore the Winter Report for the current snow and ice depths. Please be safe on the ice.