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Fishing Report

Eagle Lake - 3/2/2021 11:36:42 AM
Species Detail
Largemouth Bass Some of the best places to catch bass are around wooden and metal piers. Try lures that cause a lot of vibrations in the water. Colorado bladed spinnerbaits and large in-line spinners may be your best way to catch these fish.
Crappie Most crappie will still be deep with temperatures dropping into the 40's at night. Try fishing for crappie at depths between 9 - 15 feet deep. Orange or silver colored jigs may work as well as live golden shiners.
Bream Bream are still at various depths throughout the lake. Target these fish with redworms, crickets or even small jigs. Another good area to catch bream is near Muddy Bayou around deep structure.
Catfish Fish for catfish at depths of 8 - 15 feet deep. Use liver or cut bait 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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