Lake Arthur

Butler - Pennsylvania


  • 707 catches

  • 2K+ followers

  • 58 spots

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 bass of the day....and ..last bass for 2019...time to call it a wrap... air temp was 38.. water temp 53... thanks for all the likes and comments....see ya ...more till 2020 !

    17.0 in. Largemouth Bass with a crankbait

    1. Rick S 0
      Thanks Frank...Spring 2920 I'll be out there... hope to see you as well..
    2. Frank Yamada 0
      Nice catch to end a great season for you. See you on Arthur in the spring.
    3. Rick S 0
      Thanks Bryan..and keep posting those pics of monster trout..
    4. Bryan Harper 0
      Nice fish to end your season! Nice catches you’ve posted in 2019! Hope next year is even better!πŸŽ£πŸ‘ŠπŸ»
    5. Rick S 0
      Thanks Drew.. same here..spring 2020 !
    6. Drew H 0
      Hope to see you on the lake in 2020!
    7. Rick S 0
      You're right Robert.... but Lake Arthur and I are done until spring
    8. Nice one Rick! πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»But the season is never closed, you just have to go South to see Morris! 😁😁😁
    9. Nice one RickπŸ‘πŸ»
    10. Rick S 0
      Thanks Mike..I think its a good one to close the season with..
    11. Mike Apsey 0
      Don’t quit Rick! Nice one there...
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  2. First bass of the day 17.5 inch

    Largemouth Bass with a spinnerbait

    1. carl schulze 0
      nice fish rick
    2. Rick S 0
      Its has Frank..might go out a couple more times but its ptetty much done.
    3. Frank Yamada 0
      It's been a good year for you, Rick
    4. Rick S 0
      Thanks Bryan
    5. Bryan Harper 0
      Nice fish!
    6. Rick S 0
      Thanks Josh..another tough day..cold and windy..
    7. Nice Bass RickπŸ‘πŸ»
    8. Rick S 0
      Thanks Drew...yeah a little chilly for sure!
    9. Drew H 0
      Beautiful morning to be on the water, a little chilly though! Good luck today!
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  3. 18.5 and a 16.5 inch largemouth this morning.. lost one other..very slow fishing ...water temp was 53 when I launched.. planning on trying again tomorrow

    Largemouth Bass with a swimjig

    1. Rick S 0
      Thanks Josh..The end of my season is near...
    2. Sure beats any day at workπŸ€” Nice catches RickπŸ‘πŸ»
    3. Rick S 0
      Thanks guys!
    4. R Leventry 0
      Nice fish! Good to see you tryin to get them under tougher conditions and succeeding!
    5. Bryan Harper 0
      Nice fish! Good luck and enjoy! I’m going to probably hit the River for some Trout fishing tomorrow?
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  4. he came after it 3 times, fat little guy! one of 5 today.

    39.0 Largemouth Bass with a swim jig

  5. One of EIGHT! They were on some sort of absolutely insane feeding friendzy! This entire area of the lake was filled all over with boils, splashes, baitfish going ...more nuts. I caught 2 on a lipless, 2 on a squarebill, and 4 on an aglia long. Never caught any fish on the lipless, or squarebill till that day, and never caught a hybrid bass either! Insanity! Biggest one that I weighed was 6lb 7oz!

    6 lb. 7 oz. Hybrid Striped Bass with a lipless crankbait

    1. Frank Yamada 0
      Awesome day to be out. Nice fish!
    2. R Leventry 0
      Great day for you! love those hybrids!
    3. Drew H 0
      Thanks! Hope I get into a few more of them soon!
    4. Rick S 0
      WTG Drew!! those fish are an absolute blast!
    5. Jeff B 0
      Gotta love it! Congrats!!
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  6. 2 lb. 2 oz. 18 in. Largemouth Bass

    1. Mark Merlin 0
      I believe it was 17 or 18 inches
  7. 2 lb. 1 oz. 17 in. Largemouth Bass with a chatter bait

  8. 16.0 in. Largemouth Bass with a Chatterbait

    1. Mark Merlin 0
      You said it Jeff
    2. Jeff B 0
      FISH ON!
    3. Mark Merlin 0
      My son caught two today ..2-1 in his favor...day 2 tomorrow Lord willing.
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  9. 104.0 28.0 in. Hybrid Striped Bass with a Rapala Shad Raps

    1. Rick S 0
      Nice! Haven't seen one of those for a few months, WTG!
    2. Mike Apsey 0
      Wow!
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  10. 15.0 in. Largemouth Bass with a Red and Black Spinnerbait

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