Eagle Plains Closes Financing


Cranbrook, B.C.: Eagle Plains Resources Ltd. (EPL:TSX-V) announces that it has completed a non-brokered private placement to arms-length and non arms-length investors, as announced December 3rd, 2003. A total of $632,000 CDN was raised through the issuance of 1,264,000 flow-through common shares at $.50 CDN per share. The subject securities are restricted from trading for a four-month period. A finders fee of $3,450 in cash and shares was paid in relation to certain subscribers of the offering.

Funds generated by the financing will be used by the company to advance exploration work on its BC and Yukon projects.

No. of shares: 1,264,000
Price: 50 cents per share
Warrants: None Issued
Placees: 35 Individuals

On behalf of the Board of Directors


“Tim J. Termuende”
President and CEO

For further information on EPL, please contact Mike Labach at 1 866 HUNT ORE (486 8673)
Email: mgl@eagleplains.com or visit our website at http://www.eagleplains.com

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