Butler State Fishing Lake Fishing Report -
|Species||Rating||Size||Baits, Method & Location|
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|Channel Catfish||Fair to Good||up to 12 lbs|| |
Creel limit 2/day Length Limit 15-inches
Fish feeders are up and running.
Worms during times of inflows and prepared baits near the feeders.
|Largemouth Bass||Fair||up to 20 inch||Spinnerbaits fished at a medium speed in water 3 to 5 deep and along near shore structure. Plastic worms and larger creature type plastics are producing fish. Buzzbaits early and late in the day are providing some action.|
|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||Fair||up to 6 inch||Small piece of worm or small jig under a float next to rocky or woody cover.|
|Lake level is at normal pool.|