Fishing and Hunting
Fishing in Jones Township
Both the East and West Branch of the Clarion River dissect the Township providing excellent fishing opportunities. The East Branch flows from the cold water bottom drainage of the East Branch Lake & Dam and includes a Delayed harvest Artificial Lures Only area and miles of stocked water.
The West Branch rolls through wild forests with some wild trout, stocked browns and a Delayed harvest Fly-Fishing Only Area.
Elk County Trout Stocking Schedule(NEEDS LINK)
Some sections of the Clarion located in Jones Township are subject to Fish Commission Special Regulations:
Clarion River, East Branch - Delayed Harvest Artificial Lures Only - 1.15 miles; From 100 meters downstream of the outflow of the East Branch Clarion River Lake downstream.
Clarion River, West Branch - Catch and Release Fly-Fishing Only - 0.5 mile; From wire across stream to intersection of SR 219 and SR 4003.
State Game Lands
SGL #25 contains 24,523 acres of long narrow valleys and flat mountain tops.
The area boasts of excellent whitetailed deer, bear, and small game hunting opportunities.
The lands can be easily accessed in Glen Hazel area.
These lands were the very first state game lands purchased by the Game Commission in 1920. A stone marker located in Glen Hazel pays tribute to this event.
Caribou by "Bogie" Biel