Fisheries Lake Survey

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Nearest Town: EAGLE LAKE
Primary County: Blue Earth
Survey Date: 05/19/1992
Inventory Number: 07-0161-00

Public Access Information

Ownership Type Description

Lake Characteristics

Lake Area (acres): 150.00
Littoral Area (acres): 150.00
Maximum Depth (ft): 5.00
Water Clarity (ft): N/A

Dominant Bottom Substrate: N/A
Abundance of Aquatic Plants: N/A
Maximum Depth of Plant Growth (ft): N/A

Did you know? Each year, DNR fisheries personnel stock game fish fry and fingerlings in lakes lacking habitat for natural reproduction.

Fish Sampled for the 1992 Survey Year


Gear Used

Number of fish per net

Average Fish Weight (lbs)

Normal Range (lbs)


Normal Range

White Crappie Trap net 1.3 N/A - N/A 0.24 N/A - N/A
Pumpkinseed Sunfish Trap net 6.3 N/A - N/A 0.08 N/A - N/A
Hybrid Sunfish Trap net 1.3 N/A - N/A 0.14 N/A - N/A
Green Sunfish Trap net 1.3 N/A - N/A 0.20 N/A - N/A
Bluegill Trap net 9.0 N/A - N/A 0.24 N/A - N/A
Black Bullhead Trap net 269.3 N/A - N/A 0.11 N/A - N/A
Normal Ranges represent typical catches for lakes with similar physical and chemical characteristics.

Fish Stocking Activity

Fish Stocked by Species for the Last Ten Years

Year Species Size Number Pounds
2012 Black Crappie adults 1,278 255.5
  Bluegill adults 848 169.5
2011 Black Crappie adults 1,170 260.0
  Bluegill adults 205 50.0
2010 Black Crappie adults 276 84.0
  Bluegill adults 756 126.0
2009 Bluegill adults 1,070 165.0
2008 Black Crappie adults 1,235 235.0
  Bluegill adults 440 90.0
2007 Black Crappie1 adults 800 320.0
2006 Black Crappie adults 1,450 290.0
  Bluegill adults 240 30.0
2005 Black Crappie adults 720 180.0

Stocking Notes
1 - indicates fish purchased and stocked by private citizens and sporting groups.
2 - indicates fish purchased by the DNR for stocking.

Stocking Fish Sizes
Fry - Newly hatched fish that are ready to be stocked usually called "swim-ups". Walleye fry are 1/3 of an inch or around 8 mm.
Fingerling - Fingerlings are one to six months old and can range from a size of one to twelve inches depending on the species. Walleye fingerlings range from three to eight inches each fall.
Yearling - Yearling fish are at least one year old. A one-year-old fish can range from three to twenty inches depending on the species. Walleye yearlings average from six to twelve inches.
Adult - Adult fish are fish that have reached maturity. Depending on the species, maturity can be reached at two years of age. Walleye reach maturity between the ages of four and six years.

Fish Consumption Guidelines

No fish consumption guidelines are available for this lake. For more information, see the "Fish Consumption Advice" pages at the Minnesota Department of Health.

For more information on this lake, contact:

Area Fisheries Supervisor
PO Box 86
50317 Fish Hatchery Rd
Waterville, MN 56096-0086
Phone: (507) 362-4223
Internet: Waterville Fisheries

Lake maps can be obtained from:

Minnesota Bookstore
660 Olive Street
St. Paul, MN 55155
(651) 297-3000 or (800) 657-3757
No depth map available.

For general DNR Information, contact:

DNR Information Center
500 Lafayette Road
St. Paul, MN 55155-4040
TDD: (651) 296-6157 or (888) MINNDNR

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