icon-account icon-glass
Request Our 2018 Catalog
Adult Channel Catfish
Adult Channel Catfish
Adult Channel Catfish

CHANNEL CATFISH (Ictalurus punctatus)

ALIAS: Spotted cat, fork tail, speckled, fiddler

IDENTIFICATION: Scaleless, slender fish with deeply forked tail, and barbels around the mouth. Back and sides are dark gray-blue; belly is white. Albino channel catfish are white to pale pink in color. Sharp spines in pectoral and dorsal fins. 

DIET: Crayfish, sunfish, small fish, commercial fish food and anything they can scavenge.

SPAWNING: Late-May to July when water temperatures are 70-75̊F. Nests are constructed in natural cavities and overhangs.

FISHING TIPS: Being a bottom feeder, catfish are often caught on nightcrawlers, chicken livers, sunfish, fathead minnows and golden shiners. They feed most actively at night and in the early morning.

Adult Channel Catfish

$3.85 - $12.99

States we are licensed to sell to:

Ohio | Indiana | Kentucky | Tennessee | Pennsylvania | West Virginia

If you add this item to your cart and attempt to ship to other states, you will not be allowed to complete your purchase.


CHANNEL CATFISH (Ictalurus punctatus)

ALIAS: Spotted cat, fork tail, speckled, fiddler

IDENTIFICATION: Scaleless, slender fish with deeply forked tail, and barbels around the mouth. Back and sides are dark gray-blue; belly is white. Albino channel catfish are white to pale pink in color. Sharp spines in pectoral and dorsal fins. 

DIET: Crayfish, sunfish, small fish, commercial fish food and anything they can scavenge.

SPAWNING: Late-May to July when water temperatures are 70-75̊F. Nests are constructed in natural cavities and overhangs.

FISHING TIPS: Being a bottom feeder, catfish are often caught on nightcrawlers, chicken livers, sunfish, fathead minnows and golden shiners. They feed most actively at night and in the early morning.

States We Are Licensed to Sell To

Ohio | Indiana | Kentucky | Tennessee | Pennsylvania | West Virginia
Liquid error: Could not find asset snippets/limitsify.liquid