Annual Big Daddy Fishing Event

At Santee State Park

The 2020 Big Daddy Fishing Event is being held throughout the month of September and is "on your own." Entrants must be 12 years old or younger and sponsored by an adult. To enter, you must take a picture of your catch in front of the vinyl measuring banner so the fish can be measured in the photo at the "jon boat photo op" next to the park store and then submit your photo at


  • September 2, 2020 - September 30, 2020
  • Event Hours

    All September 2020

    Meeting Place

    On your own throughout September 2020, but you must take a photo of your catch at the vinyl measuring banner next to the "jon boat photo op" spot near the Park Store and submit it at

    What to Bring

    Water, insect repellent, sun block, and fishing gear.

    Children in Nature Program



    Park admission applies