August is National Catfish Month

By Nationaldaycalendar.


National Catfish Month is an annual designation observed in August.

Around the country, catfish finds its way onto menus and dinner tables providing tasty, tasty healthy meals, breakfast, lunch and dinner!

Farm-raised catfish not only provide improved opportunities for employment, but the tender white meat is flavorful and abundant. These filets make for wonderful conversations while sharing time-honored recipes and around the dinner table enjoying the feast!


Go fishing for catfish or just purchase some to cook up and eat. Post on social media using #NationalCatfishMonth to encourage others to do the same.


National Catfish Month has been observed since 1988 in recognition of both the industry surrounding the fish, but it’s also dedicated to the versatile and sustainable food that catfish has become.

Find a catfish recipe here