|Glade Run Lake is a 52 acre lake, owned by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and managed
by the Fish and Boat Commission, located in southern Butler County just off of Rt 288 midway
between Butler and Pittsburgh. Bass in Glade Run Lake are managed under the “Big
Bass Program” with a 15-inch
size limit and 4 fish per day creel limit (see page 19 of the 2006 Regulation Summary).
This electric motors only lake is also stocked with adult trout both pre-season and in-season. Glade
Run Lake is also stocked with fingerling channel catfish annually.
On May 31, 2006 personnel
from the Area One Fisheries Management office conducted an electrofishing survey targeting largemouth
bass. In 60 minutes of electrofishing 88 largemouth bass were sampled. Bass ranged in size from 110
mm (4.3 inches) to a very impressive 538 mm (21.2 inches). Only 5 (6%) of the fish were over the
15 inches long. Good numbers of bass in the 9-10 inch size range were caught. Also noted that night
were some very large brown bullheads and good numbers of black crappie, however most were small. Few adult trout were