Channel Catfish Spawning and Hatchery Management – Southern Regional Aquaculture Center – Product 296 – All fish production is dependent on an assured supply of small fish to stock. The variety of methods in use for production of channel catfish from brood stock care to fingerlings ready to be stocked into production ponds are also illustrated.The work reported in this publication was supported in part by the Southern Regional Aquaculture Center through Grant No. 2006 38500 16977 from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service (CSREES)