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Beulah Lake - 4/24/2018 11:28:35 AM

 

River Stage

As of 4/14 the MS River Stage at Arkansas City is at 34 ft. and slowly falling.

For current river stages and forecasts click on the following link:

Mississippi River Stages

 

The water level at the lake remains very high making fishing tough. The river is slowly starting to fall and this should lead to better fishing conditions in the coming weeks. There are no new reports for this week.

 

Lake Beulah can be located by turning West on Main Street from Highway 1 in the town of Beulah. Take the left ramp to go up the levee then the next right. This will take you to the public boat ramp on the North end of Beulah.

Lake Beulah is at a relatively high elevation compared to other Mississippi River oxbow lakes. When the river is below 18 feet (Ark. City) the water level of the lake is stable. Between 18 - 20 feet lake level is controlled by drainage through culvert in dam. Above 24 feet lake rises/falls close to same rate as changes in river.

A depth map of Lake Beulah can be found at the following link: Lake Beulah 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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