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. Lake Arthur Still givin them up BUT i had to work for her....finesse jiggin she popped i good while i was poppin it out of a grass patch the size of a bsketball ...more on the bank but 18-20 ft 15 ft from bank..... caught a small.muskie also Saturday may go back this Sat...

    3 lb. 10 oz. 19.0 in. Largemouth Bass

    1. Frank Yamada 0
      Nice late season bass!
    2. Drew H 0
    3. Rick S 0
      WTG Casey!
    4. Steven Tidd 0
      Beautiful Bass. Worth the effort given to find it!
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  2. Probably my last fish of the year. Started my year with a smallie, and ended with a smallie. That's cool by me!

    Smallmouth Bass with a crankbait

    1. Mark Merlin 0
      Nice Drew
    2. Casey Clark 0
      awesome arthur smallie! lake is teaming with life if ya find it๐Ÿ–– ima push beatrice til poss dec mid dec... well see all depends on winds....
    3. Frank Yamada 0
      Nice smallie. You had a great year, Drew!
    4. Rick S 0
      Good enough way to finish Drew!
    5. Rob C 0
      see you in the Spring!
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  3. I couldn't resist, went one last time, got one, water was 42 when I launched. I already miss going.

    13.0 in. Largemouth Bass with a Crankbait

    1. Frank Yamada 0
      It was a tough day. Any fish on such a day is a plus in my book.
    2. Rick S 0
      No skunk! any bass this late in the year is a good one,
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  4. My spouse and I had a good afternoon at Lake Arthur. We fished about 3 1/2 hours and caught 13 good-sized bass between the two of us. These twoโ€”4 lbs 3 oz (20 inches) ...more and 3 lbs 8 oz (19 inches)โ€”were my two best of nine. Water temp. was 53-54 degrees.

    4 lb. 3 oz. 20 in. Largemouth Bass with a Gary Yamamoto Original Senko Worms

    1. Frank Yamada 0
      Drew, nope, I just watched your video. We were on the same end of the lake but not the same spot.
    2. Frank Yamada 0
      Thanks, guys. Drew, based on your post, it looks like the same area of the lake. I was there later in the day.
    3. Drew H 0
      Nice job Frank! I was out there the other day and only managed to get 2 to bite, guess I was on the wrong end of the lake!
    4. John M 0
      Those are some serious late season LM's ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘
    5. Rick S 0
      Awesome catches Frank!
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  5. A 3.75lb and 2.25lb Largemouth were the best of the day...well... truthfully they were the only bass of the day lol...water temps 51 to 54 degrees...Pretty chilly ...more morning with a NE breeze...with forecasted lows in the 30s for next week, most likely last trip of the year....

    Largemouth Bass

    1. John M 0
      Nice catch Rick ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘
    2. A good finish to a great year!
    3. Frank Yamada 0
      Nice pair of bass, Rick. Hope to see you again this year.
    4. Chad Jaco 0
      Nice catches Rick!!๐ŸŽฃ
    5. Jim Leise 0
      I considered going out today, but talked myself out of it. nice fish! we'll get them next year.
    6. Couple good ones Rick๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป
    7. Mark Merlin 0
      Nice going, and kudos to a terrific year Rick.
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  6. At years end I like to go back and review my catches. Above are 4 of my best, including an almost 9 lb Striper. Many thanks to all who I had the pleasure to fish ...more with and to those who support me on this app. Have a great winter all, be safe.

    Hybrid Striped Bass

    1. John M 0
      Looks like a very successful season for you Mark. Nice job. Until next year .....
    2. Mark Merlin 0
      Casey, I have Degenerative Disk Disease in my low back, sitting in a kayak in the cold doesn't work for me.
    3. Chad Jaco 0
      Great year Mark!! Trout fishing is excellent in the fall and winter!
    4. Casey Clark 0
      WHATTTT! Tie on a Blade bait and a Jig and you jus may replace all four of those in a cpl weeks time! love me some big fat coldwater bass
    5. Mike A. 0
      You guys sound like bears going into hibernation! Cโ€™mon one more tripโ€ฆ.LOL
    6. Rick S 0
      Another great year in the books! Now we just need to get through winter and start over.
    7. Jim Leise 0
      think i'm done for the year's to more fishing in 2022!
    8. Frank Yamada 0
      Congrats on a great year, Mark! Need to end it with a large steelhead.
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  7. Cold day, but the bass were biting. These were the two largest fish of nine. They were both between 17 3/4 and 18 inches. Water temp ranged from 54-57 degrees. It ...more was a real pleasure to run into Mark and Rick.

    3 lb. 2 oz. 18 in. Largemouth Bass with a Gary Yamamoto Original Senko Worms

    1. Frank Yamada 0
      Every dog has its day, Rick. You are the Jedi master of Lake Arthur.
    2. Rick S 0
      You put on a clinic, schooled me for sure!
    3. Mark Merlin 0
      You are a man on a mission. You make it look so easy.
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  8. The biggest of 5 today. This may be my last time out this year. I had a blast, it went way way to fast.

    16.0 in. Largemouth Bass with a Spinnerbait

    1. Mark Merlin 0
      Ty Frank, it's always great to fish with you as well.
    2. Frank Yamada 0
      Nice catch, Mark. It was fun fishing with you, buddy.
    3. Mark Merlin 0
      Thanks Rick, I think. Ty Chad
    4. Chad Jaco 0
      Nice one Mark!!
    5. Rick S 0
      WTG Mark! It was a good year for you
    6. Mark Merlin 0
      Thank you Randy for all of your encouragement.
    7. Thank you for all the good reports! I hope next year is even better!
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  9. Beautiful Muskie hit a 5" Spark Shad on an Underspin just off Bear Runmkkkkk

    34.0 in. Muskellunge

    1. Frank Yamada 0
      Nice, Casey!
    2. Walt Hilliard 0
      Sweet nicely done
    3. Rick S 0
    4. Jim Leise 0
      nice one!
    5. ๐Ÿ‘ Nice man
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  10. 18.5" 3.25 pounds biggest of 4 today

    3 lb. 4 oz. 19 in. Largemouth Bass with a senko

    1. Nice
    2. Jim Leise 0
      almost thought i was going to get skunked today. 3 hours, no fish, 4 fish in about 45 minutes, then no fish for the last 2 hours i was out.
    3. Jim Leise 0
      probably my last outing for the year
    4. Mark Merlin 0
      Very nice Jim, great job
    5. Rick S 0
      Nice one Jim..wish I could have been out there
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