Eagle Plains Grants Options to Directors and Employees


Cranbrook, B.C., 24 March, 2005: Eagle Plains Resources Ltd. (TSX-V:EPL) has granted incentive stock options to directors, officers and employees of the company for the purchase of a total of 925,000 shares at the exercise price of $.65 cents per share, expiring March 24th, 2010.

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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