Eagle Lake will be closed to the public beginning at 5 p.m. on Friday, April 3, 2020.
Fishing ReportEagle Lake - 4/3/2020 5:20:17 PM
|Largemouth Bass||Fishing shallow is where most bass are right now. Try around shallow structure or cover. Lipless crankbaits and willow bladed spinnerbaits are good lures to use around these areas. Eagle lake is known for producing good size bass.|
|Crappie||Crappie are at various depths, but some are in shallow water to spawn. If your fishing deep; crappie have been caught in waters between 10 - 12 feet. Target these fish using a multitude of different colored jigs or live golden shiners.|
|Bream||Bream can be caught in shallow water around structure. Use small redworms or crickets to catch these fish. Fishing near Muddy Bayou is a great place for bream.|
|Catfish||Most catfish are generally deep. When targeting these fish use bloodbaits or commercial stinkbaits in different areas of the lake.|
Special Fishing Regulations
|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)
|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.|
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.