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Fishing Report

Eagle Lake - 8/8/2022 12:50:25 PM
Species Detail
Largemouth Bass Target bass in water depths of 4 -10 feet deep. Try targeting these fish using lipless crankbaits or Texas rigged soft plastic lures. These lures can be fished at different depths to find where fish are foraging.
Crappie Try fishing for crappie at the end of wooden or metal piers. Use small dark colored jigs or minnows to catch these fish. If your fishing in open water some anglers have been having some success trolling crankbaits.
Bream Bream are around structure in water of 3 - 6 feet deep. Muddy Bayou still has some great opportunities to catch good size bream. Use either small worms or crickets to catch these fish.
Catfish Fish for catfish in deep areas of the lake. Try using bait that give off a pungent odor. Anglers have been catching fish using commercial stink baits or chicken gizzards soaked in Kool-Aid.

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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