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
Brownlee Reservoir (2) 4-22-2021 Richland, OR
Snake River (37) 6-2-2021  
 

Crook County Fishing Spots
Name (# of Reports) Last Update Location
Antelope Flat Reservoir (1) 5-19-2021 Post, OR
 

Deschutes County Fishing Spots
Name (# of Reports) Last Update Location
Wickiup Reservoir (11) 6-9-2021 La Pine, OR
 

Douglas County Fishing Spots
Name (# of Reports) Last Update Location
Siltcoos Lake (3) 6-2-2021 Florence, OR
 

Harney County Fishing Spots
Name (# of Reports) Last Update Location
Warm Springs Reservoir (6) 6-9-2021 Juntura, OR
 

Lane County Fishing Spots
Name (# of Reports) Last Update Location
Siltcoos Lake (3) 6-2-2021 Florence, OR
 

Linn County Fishing Spots
Name (# of Reports) Last Update Location
Waverly Lake (3) 6-2-2021 Albany, OR
 

Malheur County Fishing Spots
Name (# of Reports) Last Update Location
Brownlee Reservoir (2) 4-22-2021 Richland, OR
Owyhee Reservoir (7) 6-9-2021 Vale, OR
Warm Springs Reservoir (6) 6-9-2021 Juntura, OR
 

Marion County Fishing Spots
Name (# of Reports) Last Update Location
St. Louis Ponds (8) 6-25-2020 Gervais, OR
 

Wallowa County Fishing Spots
Name (# of Reports) Last Update Location
Hells Canyon Reservoir (1) 4-22-2021  
 

Washington County Fishing Spots
Name (# of Reports) Last Update Location
Snake River (37) 6-2-2021