Our fresh catfish for sale is considered the best eating of the species. Channel catfish has a distinctive taste that is most often described as sweet and mild flavored with a firm, moist flesh that has less flake than other whitefish.
The catfish gets its name from its long, whisker-like feelers which hang down from its mouth. It’s an all-American favorite, remaining a mainstay on the Top 10 Most Consumed Seafood List for decades!
Because of its firm flesh and less flake, seafood lovers prepare channel catfish in a wide variety of styles, so feel free to bake, broil, grill, poach, sauté, or deep/pan fry it to your liking. It’s also extremely well-suited for light soups and stews.
Eating catfish is a smart source of high quality protein, as well as omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids, covering a wide assortment of health benefits from heart, eye, and brain health to reduced inflammation. Catfish, like most seafood, has a low calorie count and fat content and contains no carbs, making it an ideal choice for most diet plans.