Fishing & Boating

Fishing Report

Eagle Lake - 11/12/2019 11:39:14 AM
Species Detail
Largemouth Bass Try fishing on shallow flats. Use spinnerbaits around these areas. Some bass may be a little deeper due to drastic temperature drops. When targeting fish that are deeper use soft plastic swimbaits or worms.
Crappie Crappie are suspended in water of 8 - 10 feet. Try using a variety of different colored jigs. Also, try fishing with golden shiners in these areas.
Bream Try fishing shallow water near Muddy Bayou. Use small worms or crickets to catch these fish.
Catfish Catfish can found in deep water. The best bait to use is cut bait or chicken liver. Commercial stinkbaits are also an excellent choice. Some of these commercial baits are coated with smelly aromas that can attract fish from afar.

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)

Type Amount Additional Information


Water Level

The MS River level gauge at Vicksburg is at 34.77 feet and is projected to fall to 31.60 feet by 11/19/2019.

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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