June 25 – National Catfish Day

National Catfish Day


Food Facts on Catfish

  • Catfish is a favorite choice of fish for cooking, especially in the southern United States.
  • The most common cooking method is deep-frying, but catfish can be grilled, baked and pan-fried with great success.
  • Catfish has a mild, sweet flavor and is less flaky and denser than other whitefish, allowing for a variety of cooking choices.
  • Farm-raised catfish not only furnish American consumers with a tasty delicacy but also provide a nutritious, low – calorie source of protein that is also low in cholesterol.
  • President Ronald Regan saw the value of farmed raised Catfish and sign into Congress, June 25, 1987, as “National Catfish Day. “