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What tastes better catfish or tilapia?

Asked: North Shore Angler, Last Updated:

Often, this difference is because of the difference in taste. Catfish are known for having a flavor that is distinctly fishy, whereas Tilapia has a flavor that is a bit milder. Those that enjoy the strong taste of fish often prefer wild-caught catfish while those that do not will happily eat some Tilapia.

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