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Fishing

The 3,225-acre Lake Arthur is a warmwater fishery.

Common species are:

  • Northern pike
  • Largemouth bass
  • Channel catfish
  • Black crappie
  • Bluegill

The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission stocks:

  • Muskellunge
  • Walleye
  • Channel catfish
  • Hybrid striped bass

This activity or structure is ADA accessible. ADA accessible fishing piers, which also are great spots for children to fish, are at:

  • Bear Run Boat Launch
  • Park Road Boat Launch
  • McDanels Boat Launch

Fishing is prohibited in these areas:

  • From boat docks, launching or mooring areas, or within 100 feet of these areas
  • Anywhere in the marina cove at Davis Hollow and the Crescent Bay Marina docks
  • In the Game Propagation Area
  • Off of the bridges
  • Within 100 feet of the beaches
  • Where posted no fishing

Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission laws apply. Complete information about fishing rules and regulations in Pennsylvania is available from the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission.

Maps

Lake Arthur Depth Color Map Layered (PDF)

Lake Arthur Depth Color Map (PDF)

Volunteers, park employees, and Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission employees have installed fish habitat structures throughout the lake. A map showing fish habitat project locations, water depths, and specific features of the lake is available at the park office, marina office, and the gift shop at McDanels Boat Launch.