Lake Arthur

Butler - Pennsylvania


  • 592 catches

  • 1K+ 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. Beautiful weather but no luck with Bass or Crappie. Switched gears and caught 10 - 15 Bluegill. There are times you just can't beat fishing with a worm and a ...more bobber! 😁

    Bluegill with a Red Worms

    1. Mark Merlin 0
      I came home, turned on the TV to see a Bassmasters Tourney, they actually stock Bass in Texas, are there any lakes like that here?
    2. Mark Merlin 0
      Nothing today for me. In two days I talked to 6 or so other Anglers, only one caught a decent Largemouth. This isnt the lake to fish for big Bass.
    3. Jeff B 0
      Well, if they're NOT at the South Shore they HAVE TO BE at the North Shore...lol. Can't wait to see all your pics tomorrow! Good luck and be safe gents.
    4. Shawn Bobb 0
      I’ll be on the pontoon north shore
    5. Mark Merlin 0
      I was there all morning and caught 2 of those and that's it. I went South Shore today, going North Shore tomorrow.
    6. Jeff B 0
      Shawn...There's PLENTY to go around!
    7. Shawn Bobb 0
      don’t catch them all. I’ll be there tomorrow
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  2. first smallmouth in a long time on lake arthur for me

    2 lb. 14 in. Smallmouth Bass with a finnese jig

    1. R Leventry 0
      nice catch!
  3. Not ideal conditions but a good morning on the water. 1 Largemouth. 1 Crappie and 1 bluegill.

    1 lb. 3 oz. 14 in. Largemouth Bass with a Savage Gear Lily Ninja Popper Frog

    1. Jeff B 0
      Thanks Mark! Yeah, had to start the day off with the frog. It was calling me...lol!
    2. Mark Merlin 0
      wtg Jeff, I love fishing Topwater
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  4. Hooked 5 landed 4..weights from 3.5 to 5.75lbs...also a couple bass all in the 1st half hour.

    5 lb. 12 oz. Hybrid Striped Bass with a Bandit 200 Series Crankbait

    1. Bryan Harper 0
      Nice catch! 🎣✌️
    2. Rick S 0
      Thanks Josh
    3. Nice work and catches Rick👍🏻
    4. Rick S 0
      Thanks Jeff..check out Leventry's posts..he's the one thats got it going on.
    5. Jeff B 0
      Slamming them...Very nice!!
    6. Brad Craig 0
      nice Rick👍🏻
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  5. 3 lb. 8 oz. Largemouth Bass

    1. Rick S 0
      Nice!
  6. WINDY day on the lake in the kayak today. So windy I had to pop a dramamine and use an anchor for the first time. Very challenging but still fun to get out there!

    10 in. Smallmouth Bass with a Cotton Cordell "Big O"

  7. 23 and 18 inch channel cat on nightcrawlers.

    23 in. Channel Catfish with a Nightcrawlers

  8. very slow night and wind was horrible but we found a spot out of the wind and a couple stripers slapping around and ended up landing 2. never starting hitting til ...more 1:30am or so

    22 in. Hybrid Striped Bass with a salt water spook

  9. I had the length on it but I forget... give or take an inch.

    24 in. Hybrid Striped Bass with a Bomber Long A Lures

    1. TONY BOYD 0
      was there a good bite last night??? bait come in??
  10. Walleye with a Eagle Claw Ice Tungsten Orb Jigs

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