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The public boat ramp at Eagle Lake is open, but all fishing tournaments are prohibited per the Warren County Board of Supervisors


Fishing Report

Eagle Lake - 8/4/2020 9:46:44 AM
Species Detail
Largemouth Bass Bass can become a little lethargic during the hot days of summer. Try and use lures that can stay in the strike zone longer. Slow rising jerkbaits are good lures for this time of year.
Crappie Try fishing on the north side of the lake in the direction of Buck Chute. Fish in water depths between 9 - 15 feet deep. Use jigs tipped with nibble or live minnows.
Bream Bream can be caught in water depths between 3 - 8 feet deep. Try using very small jigs or small worms.
Catfish Look for catfish in deep areas of the lake. Cutbait can work particularly well this time of year. Another good choice of bait is commercial stink baits. These baits give off a strong pungent odor that can attract fish from affair.

Special Fishing Regulations


Species

Species Type Length To Release
Black Bass (largemouth, smallmouth and spotted) minimum length limit 16 inches & under
Crappie (white and black) minimum length limit 11 inches & under

Creel Limits (per person, per day)

Type Amount Additional Information
Black Bass (largemouth, smallmouth and spotted) 10 Regulations for Eagle Lake include the channel leading to the Muddy Bayou water control structure.
Crappie (white and black) 30 Regulations for Eagle Lake include the channel leading to the Muddy Bayou water control structure.

 




Additional Information:

 

Eagle Lake Depth Map

 

Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks Fisheries Biologists use various sampling methods to assess the fish populations in the State’s waters.   Sampling results for selected water bodies are summarized in Reel Facts Sheets.

 


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