About Our Lake

Bald Eagle is located in Ramsey County, Minnesota. This lake is 1,047 acres in size. It is approximately 36 feet deep at its deepest point. Bald Eagle is the most popular Muskie lake in the east metro area and large fish are present. Walleye and Largemouth Bass fishing can also be good. Panfish angling is very popular in the winter on this lake.

Walleye - above average abundance, average size with some larger fish present

Northern Pike - average abundance, average size

Largemouth bass - average abundance, variety of sizes present, including some lunkers

Bluegill - above average abundance, average size

Crappie - average abundance, smaller than average size but some larger fish present

Muskellunge - average abundance, average size

Bullhead species - lower than average abundance, larger than average size

Yellow Perch - low abundance, small average size

Boat Access

Public access to Bald Eagle is located within Bald Eagle-Otter Lake Regional Park operated by Ramsey County. Travel north of White Bear Lake on Highway 61 to 120th St. (north county line). Turn left at the stoplight, then another left on the west frontage road to 61. The access is about one-half mile south of 120th St.

Shore Fishing

The only shore fishing on this lake is from the fishing pier located south and east of the boat ramp. Parking for the pier is just south of the entrance to the boat ramp entrance road. There is a playground and picnic shelter.


All general regulations apply, including seasons, limits, possession and transportation provisions.

Fisheries standard lake survey in 2022.

Spring Muskellunge ice-out trap net survey in 2022 and 2023.

Stock 751 pounds of Walleye fingerlings annually.

Stock 1,047 Muskellunge fingerlings in even numbered years.

Washington County AIS Inspection Summary Points 2023