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Eagle Lake will be closed to the public beginning at 5 p.m. on Friday, April 3, 2020.


Fishing Report

Eagle Lake - 4/3/2020 5:20:17 PM
Species Detail
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

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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