Game Fish:  A total of 40 game fish may be kept in any one day.  This total shall not exceed more than the limits or exceptions listed below.

Smallmouth Bass : No more than 5 fish combined total per day of smallmouth, largemouth, redeye, spotted bass or their hybrids. 12 inch size limit.

Largemouth Bass: 14 inch size limit.No more than 5 fish combined total per day of smallmouth, largemouth, redeye, spotted bass or their hybrids.

Bream: (including bluegill, flier, warmouth, pumpkinseed & redear, green sunfish & spotted sunfish), white bass, chain pickerel or jackfish, redfin pike, yellow perch:  30 fish per person per day.

Crappie: 8 inch size limit, 20 fish per person per day

Arkansas Blue Catfish:  Daily possession limit of not more than 25 fish. Also unlawful to possess more than two fish greater than 32 inches.

Striped Bass:  June 1 - September 30 • No possession
October 1 - May 31 • Limit: 3 Striped Bass per day • 26 inch minimum length • Fish must be landed with head & tail intact.

Creel Limits for the Santee Cooper Lakes System