Enid Lake

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Enid Lake
Enid Lake MS 015.jpg
Enid Lake, 2012
Location Yalobusha / Panola / Lafayette counties, Mississippi, US
Coordinates 34°08′56″N 089°54′22″W / 34.14889°N 89.90611°W / 34.14889; -89.90611Coordinates: 34°08′56″N 089°54′22″W / 34.14889°N 89.90611°W / 34.14889; -89.90611
Basin countries United States
Surface elevation 266 ft (81 m)
Settlements Enid

Enid Lake is a lake that is located mostly in Yalobusha County in the U.S. state of Mississippi. Parts of it extend into Panola and Lafayette counties. Common fish species include crappie, largemouth bass, catfish and bream. Enid Lake holds world records for white crappie (5.3 lbs) and shortnose gar (5.83 lbs).[1]

Enid Dam is an earthen dam across the Yocona River. The dam is 110 feet height and 8400 feet long at its crest. The structure was completed in 1952, for flood control and recreation, as a project of the United States Army Corps of Engineers. The lake (conservation pool) has a surface area of 6,100 acres and a storage of 57,600 acre-feet.[2]

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  1. ^ Lake Lubbers: Enid Lake, Mississippi, USA
  2. ^ "Enid Lake History". US Army Corps of Engineers: Vicksburg District. Retrieved 2013-04-28. 

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