Neighborhood Fishing Opportunities
Channel Catfish Stocking
- Stocked as either yearlings
(6″– 8″) or adults (14″ or more)
- The purchase of channel catfish is provided through federal Sport Fish Restoration program funding
- Excellent to eat, try blackened, Cajun, deep fried, or broiled)
- Reach large size
(CT record = 29 lbs. 6 oz.)
- Are easy to catch year round
- Statewide regulations for catfish: 6 fish per day creel limit, no length limit. In selected areas stocked with catfish, 3 fish per day creel limit.
(New regulations for 2018).