Fishing
The 3,225-acre Lake Arthur is a warm-water fishery. Common species are northern pike, largemouth bass, channel catfish, black crappie and bluegill. The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission stocks muskellunge, walleye, channel catfish and hybrid striped bass.

Volunteers, park employees and Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission employees have installed fish habitat 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 McDanel's Boat Launch. ADA Accessible fishing piers are at Bear Run Boat Launch, the Old Route 422 Boat Launch and McDanel's Boat Launch.

FISHING IS NOT PERMITTED 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.
  • In the Game Propagation Area.
  • Off of the bridges.
  • Within 100 feet of the beaches.
  • Where posted no fishing.

Hunting
About 13,600 acres of Moraine State Park are open to hunting, trapping and the training of dogs during established seasons. Common game species are waterfowl, deer, turkey, grouse, bear, rabbit, pheasant and squirrel. Hunting woodchucks, also known as groundhogs, is prohibited. Dog training is only permitted from the day following Labor Day to March 31 in designated hunting areas. The Department of Conservation and Natural Resources and the Pennsylvania Game Commission rules and regulations apply. Contact the park office for accessible hunting information.

Use extreme caution with firearms at all times. The park is used by other visitors during hunting seasons. Firearms and archery equipment may be uncased and ready for use only in authorized hunting areas during hunting seasons. In areas not open to hunting or during non-hunting seasons, firearms and archery equipment shall be kept in the owner's car, trailer or camp.

A map is available at the park office showing portions of the park open to hunting. No hunting areas are posted.

 

Moraine State Park