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 14th & 15th, 2017!

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

Trout Season:

Opening Weekend November 4th & 5th, 2017!

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

TROUT STOCKING DATES

  • January 13th, 27th
  • Febuary 10th, 24th
  • March 10th

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.

STOCKZILLA!

September 30th & October 1st

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.

  • April 1 (2,000 lbs.)
  • April 7, 14, 28
  • May 5, 12, 26
  • June 2, 9, 23, 30
  • July 7, 21, 28
  • August 4, 18, 25
  • September 1, 15, 22
  • September 30 (2,000 lbs.)