Butler State Fishing Lake Fishing Report -
Species Rating Size Baits, Method & Location
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Channel Catfish Fair to Good up to 8 lbs

Creel limit 2/day Length Limit 15-inches

Fish areas where the wind is blowing in.  Worms, stink baits, or fresh cut baits are all good selections.  Feeders are up and running.

Largemouth Bass Fair to Good up to 17 inch Spinnerbaits, crankbaits, and larger plastic worms have been productive this week.  Early morning and late evening topwater bite has been productive as well.
Crappie Fair Most fish are 5 to 7 inches 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 Good Up to 7 inches Worm and bobber near brushy cover and rocks.
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