Fishing Events

We have great Fishing Events at Santee Lakes every year for all ages!

No State license is required, just a permit from the General Store, and maybe some bait.

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Trout Season Re-Opener:

Opening Weekend January 13 & 14, 2018

2,000 pounds of rainbow trout.  Large fish up to 12 pounds.  Prizes awarded for top 5 largest trout.

Trout Season:

Opening Weekend November 3 & 4, 2018

2,500 pounds of rainbow trout.  Large fish up to 12 pounds.  Prizes awarded for top 5 largest trout.

TROUT STOCKING DATES

  • January 13, 24
  • Febuary 7, 21
  • March 7

Catfish Season:

We stock our Lakes year round with over 35,000 lbs. of Catfish and Rainbow Trout on a seasonal basis! Bluegill and Bass are also prevalent. We have a catch and release policy on Large-mouth Bass.

Catfish Season Opener:

Opening Weekend April 7 & 8, 2018

2,000 pounds of catfish.  Large fish up to 12 pounds. Prizes awareded for top 5 largest catfish.

 

STOCKZILLA!

October 6 & &, 2018

It’s BACK! Get ready for STOCKZILLA! This is a Mega Catfish Stock Event at Santee Lakes – 3,500 pounds of Catfish. Every Lake (1-7) will be stocked.
Book your campsites NOW!
Our exclusive Camper Lakes 6 & 7 will split 1,000 lbs. of catfish,
and you must be a registered Camper to fish in these lakes.

CATFISH STOCKING DATES

Dates are subject to change. All stocks are 1,000 lbs. unless otherwise noted.

  • August 2018 TBA
  • September 2018 TBA
  • October 2018 TBA