Butler State Fishing Lake Fishing Report -
Species Rating Size Baits, Method & Location
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Channel Catfish Fair up to 4 lbs

Creel limit 2/day Length Limit 15-inches

Shad sides or guts fished on the windy side of the lake has produced recently.

Largemouth Bass Fair and improving up to 16 inch Jerk baits, crank baits, or spinner baits fished at slow to medium speeds.  Fish activity is picking up as water warms.  Middle to late afternoon has been best.
Crappie     The majority of the crappie in the lake are small and the crappie population density needs to be reduced.  Take those smaller crappie home (as long as you don't exceed  the 50/day creel limit!) as they won't get much bigger in Butler if you throw them back.  Overpopulation of the crappie has created slow growth rates so don't feel bad about taking home a nice bucket of smallish crappie...you'll be doing the lake a favor!
Bluegill Slow    
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