Many people turn up their noses at cat fish but the secret is in knowing how to cook it. It must be DEEP FRIED not pan fried People up north who are accusomed to pan frying cat fish with a flour batter are complely dissapponted . It must be deep fried with a corn meal batter. Sudies is OK but over priced. The best place for cat fish in our area is "The Fish Place" six filets with two sides $6.95. The best in the chain is on Hwy 3 in Dickinson, TX.