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Lake Arthur is a Reservoir in Butler, Pennsylvania.

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Lake Arthur is a 3,225-acre lake located in Moraine State Park in Western Pennsylvania.

Fishing Description: 

Lake Arthur is a warm-water fishery. Common species are northern pike, largemouth bass, channel catfish, black crappie and bluegill. The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission stocks muskellunge, walleye, channel catfish and hybrid striped bass.

Volunteers, park employees and Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission employees have installed fish habitat throughout the lake.

Lake Arthur can be ice fished in the winter from January 15 through March 15, conditions permitting. Common species caught are largemouth bass, crappie, bluegill, yellow perch and northern pike.

Facilities and Parks: 

A map showing fish habitat project locations, water depths and specific features of the lake is available at the park office, marina office and the gift shop at McDanel’s Boat Launch.

Directions to Lake: 

Moraine State Park is in northwestern Pennsylvania near the crossroads of I–79 and I–80. It is bisected by PA 422 running east/west and PA 528 running north/south.

To access the South Shore Recreation Area, take the South Shore Exit off of PA 422.

To access the North Shore from PA 422 East, take the North Shore Exit.

There is no access to the North Shore from PA 422 headed east from I–79, so take the South Shore Exit, get onto PA 422 West and take the North Shore Exit.

Lake Arthur
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