According to Ronnie at Yore Country Store, crappie fishing is slowly picking up on Eagle, with a few fishermen catching 15-30 fish. Muddy Bayou seems to be producing fish right now. Crappie and large bream
can be caught throughout the winter off the ends of the deeper piers,
especially piers with added struture. Fish slow, trying different depths from 3
to 10 feet using jigs or minnows for crappie and crickets or worms for
Largemouth bass can be
caught around the piers and deep structure by fishing slowly with jigs and soft
plastics. Slow rolling a crank bait or
spinnerbait between the piers is also an effective way to catch bass during the
Catfish can be caught on
worms, liver, or cutbait in and around the cypress trees or by tight lining in
open areas. Fishing with trotlines or
limb lines is a popular method as well.
Currently there are no reports on bream.
A lake depth map with fish attractor locations is vailable at: http://www.mdwfp.com/fishing-boating/lake-depth-maps.aspx- click on the Eagle Lake PDF.