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Fishing Report

Eagle Lake - 11/24/2021 10:34:33 AM
Species Detail
Largemouth Bass With lower temperatures largemouth bass should be foraging for food in shallow water. Try fishing near the wooden or metal piers. The best lures to use are shallow diving crankbaits or in-line spinners.
Crappie Most crappie are deep at the moment. Try fishing in 8 - 15 feet of water. Try catching these fish using bright colored jigs or live minnows.
Bream Try fishing for bream is shallow areas. Muddy Bayou is always a good place to target bream. Also, try fishing around wooden or metal piers with crickets or small worms.
Catfish Fish for catfish in deep water. Catfish are attracted to baits that give off a pungent odor. Try using commercial stink baits to catch these fish.

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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