Channel Catfish (Ictalurus punctatus)


Channel Catfish
Ictalurus punctatus

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Ictaluridae
Genus: Ictalurus
Species: I. punctatus
Channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) is North America's most numerous catfish species. It is the official fish of Kansas, Missouri, Iowa, Nebraska,and Tennessee, and is informally referred to as a "channel cat". In the United States, they are the most fished catfish species with approximately 8 million anglers targeting them per year. The popularity of channel catfish for food has contributed to the rapid growth of aquaculture of this species in the United States.


Baker County Fishing Spots
Name (# of Reports) Last Update Location
Snake River (11) 8-31-2018  
 

Deschutes County Fishing Spots
Name (# of Reports) Last Update Location
Wickiup Reservoir (1) 4-17-2017 La Pine, OR
 

Marion County Fishing Spots
Name (# of Reports) Last Update Location
St. Louis Ponds (3) 4-18-2018 Gervais, OR
 

Morrow County Fishing Spots
Name (# of Reports) Last Update Location
Willow Creek Lake (2) 1-30-2018 Heppner, OR
 

Washington County Fishing Spots
Name (# of Reports) Last Update Location
Snake River (11) 8-31-2018