Lake Arthur

Butler - Pennsylvania


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Widely considered to be Pennsylvania's No. 1 Largemouth Bass water. Lots of 3 to 5 pounders are available. Find hybrid stripers, black Crappie and some Walleye. Arthur is also a sleeper for muskie, with good numbers of 40-inch-plus fish. 3,225 acres

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Lake Arthur Fishing Reports

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  1. largest of 6 this afternoon 17.5" 2.73 pounds you can see the spawn has started.....at least for this one.

    18 in. Largemouth Bass with a wacky rig

    1. Rick S 0
      Nice fish! Caught a spawned out female on Thursday
    2. George Horvath 0
      Nice one ☝️
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  2. One and done on Stripers this morning. 7.75lbs. Caught 4 bass largest around 2lbs. Water temp.63degrees.

    Hybrid Striped Bass

    1. Frank Yamada 0
      Nice, Rick. Keep getting β€˜em!
    2. Frank Yamada 0
      Nice, Rick. Keep getting β€˜em!
    3. Sweet!πŸŽ£πŸ€™
    4. Ted Gerle 0
      Nice one Rick!
    5. Nice trip! hybrid bite slowing a bit.
    6. Mark Merlin 0
      That's a beaut, wtg Rick
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  3. Caught 7 total Largemouth. The 4 inch Senko ruled today. This Bass was a hair under 3lbs.

    Largemouth Bass with a Gary Yamamoto Original Senko Worms

    1. Good trip! and good report. Keep catching em.
    2. Rick S 0
      Nice work Mark!
    3. Mark Merlin 0
      ty John
    4. John M 0
      Wtg Mark. You're having a good start to the season πŸ‘
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  4. My Daughter's boyfriend took me out on his boat Friday afternoon. While fishing for LMB and Crappie, I caught this Northern Pike. He CHOKED it! Took a couple ...more minutes to resuscitate, but thankfully swam back to which it came from. Thank you Aaron for an enjoyable afternoon!

    Northern Pike with a Cotton Cordell Big O

    1. Jeff B 0
      Thanks guys. Good to be back out on the water!
    2. Rick S 0
      Nice catch Jeff !
    3. Mark Merlin 0
      Very very good to see you out again, nice catch
    4. Chad Jaco 0
      Nice one Jeff!!🎣
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  5. What a crazy day. I started trying to catch Stripers. I was surrounded by Alwifes and Herron, but no Stripers. I then tried for Crappies. As I worked the shoreline, ...more looking for laydowns, I threw a little Crappie jig and bang, I went for a lonnngg ride, it was a 12lb Carp. I then started working for Bass. I went with a Ned Rig, and caught 2 Crappie. So since nothing was going according to plan, I went with my trusty Spinnerbait and caught 5 LM. Well, was better than working.

    2 lb. 8 oz. 17.0 in. Largemouth Bass with a Spinnerbait

    1. Jeff B 0
      That's a GREAT day right there Mark! Never know for sure what's going to be on the other end of that line...lol
    2. Chad Jaco 0
      Nice Mark!!πŸ‘ŠπŸŽ£
    3. John M 0
      Wtg Mark. Sounds like a fun eventful day πŸ‘
    4. Strange and awesome, mixed bag day!
    5. Rick S 0
      Nice mixed bag!
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  6. One striper this morning weight was 9.25 lbs. Five largemouth with this 3.75 lb being the largest. Water temps around 61 degrees, the alewife were not active this ...more morning.

    Hybrid Striped Bass

    1. thanks for the info Rick S
    2. Rick S 0
      Dennis Harvey. I recommend 4 boat launches, Bear Run, McDanels, Old Rt422, and lower 528.
    3. nice catch never fished there where is a good boat launch
    4. Beast! πŸŽ£πŸ€™πŸ»
    5. Wow!! very nice fish.!
    6. Rick, getting into the bigguns.
    7. Mark Merlin 0
      Another great outing πŸ‘
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  7. It's been a few years since I fished with my nephew but we made up for lost time. We teamed together this morning and caught sixteen striper ranging from 6 to ...more 9lbs and a bonus 4.25lb walleye. We doubled up twice which was a blast. A really fun time on the water.

    Hybrid Striped Bass

    1. Awesome! πŸŽ£πŸ‘
    2. awesome to spend time with family buddy !!
    3. jim lachut 0
      great day !
    4. awesome day!
    5. Drew H 0
      Hell yeah Rick, get em!
    6. Jim Leise 0
      killin it out there, awesome!
    7. Great trip! Makin the most of retirement!
    8. Chad Jaco 0
      Nice Rick!! 🎣
    9. Mark Merlin 0
      Nice job guys, was a beautiful day for fishing, I'm glad you both had fun.
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  8. 10lb Striper largest of eleven landed this morning. Five large mouth, nothing outstanding largest probably 2lbs. Water temp average 58

    10 lb. Hybrid Striped Bass

    1. Frank Yamada 0
      Huge striper! It is that time of year, when Rick takes it to those stripers.
    2. Bryan Harper 0
      Wow πŸ–! Awesome Rick! I bet that was a screamer! 🎣🍻
    3. John M 0
      They have zero chance against you Rick ...my goodness.
    4. Luke Kephart 0
      You are an impressive angler!
    5. Rick Carey 0
      wow Rick that's massive..must have been one heck of a battle
    6. Mark Merlin 0
      That's massive, love it, wtg.
    7. you never seem to disappoint, very nice
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  9. 7lb Striper one of 4 landed today. Nephew's was 8lb. also 1 smallmouth and 2 largemouth. Alewife were not active this morning, water temps around 57

    Hybrid Striped Bass

    1. Bryan Harper 0
      Slaying biggins!🎣🍻
    2. Jim Leise 0
      nice catch! headed out tomorrow I think.
    3. Frank Yamada 0
      Nice outing with your nephew. Beauty of a striper!
    4. Chad Jaco 0
      Nice one Rick!!
    5. Mark Merlin 0
      Excellent job Rick, wtg.
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  10. This was my biggest LM today.

    Largemouth Bass with a Swimbait

    1. great Job mark !!!!
    2. Frank Yamada 0
      There’s a prespawn chunk!
    3. Rick S 0
      A chunk!
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