Channel Catfish Size Chart (Captivity vs. Wild)

Channel Catfish Size Chart (Captivity vs. Wild)

There are thousands of species of catfish found around the world. Most are edible, although some taste better than others. In the southern United States, channel catfish are a prevalent species of catfish. Southerners love to eat their catfish fried, and younger catfish typically taste better than older ones. However, just because they’re generally eaten…

Can You Eat Catfish Safely? (is catfish good to eat?)

Can You Eat Catfish Safely? (is catfish good to eat?)

Catfish are sort of a mythical fish with many false narratives surrounding them. Whether they are edible and if they’re poisonous are a few questions that people often have about this prehistoric-looking fish with whiskers. While they tend to get a bad rap for several reasons, these falsities do catfish a disservice. When prepared correctly,…

How Old do Catfish Get? (Captivity vs Wild)

How Old do Catfish Get? (Captivity vs Wild)

The term “catfish” covers a wide range of fish with whisker-like protuberances around their faces. You have likely seen a picture of fishermen catching absolutely massive catfish, but just how old are these whiskered giants? So, how old do catfish get? In captivity, most smaller species of catfish can live around twenty-five years, while larger…