Eagle Lake man named Texas’ greatest hunter August 28, 2019 - 00:00 Posted in: News Eagle Lake Remembers The Eagle Lake countryside was abundant with wildlife in the late 1800s. All across the prairie and into the river bottoms were great herds of deer. There were large sightings of wild turkeys, wild pigs, prairie chickens, foxes, wolves, squirrels, jackrabbits, raccoons, and other small animals. From wildlife ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!