Catfish Strain

Catfish is a classic pure sativa hybrid that has gained notoriety and popularity over the years for being a top notch sativa, even bagging a Cannabis Cup prize for it. Since then this attractive flower has become a staple in many medical dispensaries, as it is ideal for treating many chronic and hard to manage conditions.

Catfish is a 100% pure sativa hybrid strain that is known for being one of the best sativas available today, even bagging the 2014 High Times Medical Cannabis Cup for Best Sativa in Michigan, and was bred by the breeders at Midnight Roots.

It is said that this strain is likely to be a direct descendant of a Kush, but this is disputed and much of the information available isn’t heavily supported. Regardless, Catfish has many benefits that are perfect for those users who seek out an energizing and physically uplifting smoke like a true blue sativa.

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    Information about Catfish:

    EFFECTSuplifted – 10
    creative – 10
    energetic – 10
    euphoric – 9
    happy – 9
    dry mouth – 5
    paranoid – 3
    anxious – 2
    dizzy – 1
    FRAGRANCEdiesel, earthy, pungent
    FLAVORSearthy, ammonia, chemical, berry, sweet, diesel
    MEDICALdepression – 10
    lack of appetite – 10
    stress – 10
    nausea – 8
    pain – 7
    THC CONTENT %15%-19%
    CBD %0.10%
    INDOOR YIELD17oz/ m2
    OUTDOOR YIELD21oz/ plant
    CLIMATEwarm and sunny outdoor climate
    RESISTANCE TO DISEASEresistant to common molds and mildew

    * 10 is the highest
    * 1 is the lowest


    Catfish is a pure sativa, so you can expect to feel all sorts of up with this delicious variant. This strain is all about feeling uplifted, with a general floaty and positive notion following you around for the entire day, making you feel like you are thriving and elated.

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    This strain is perfect for artists, as it can allow you to feel more creative than ever. Your ideas will come in at a rate that you wont be able to keep up with. Catfish will inspire you to be more productive and harness your energy in the right kind of way, and you wont be able to escape the bursts of sativa energy.

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    Catfish will leave you in a fully euphoric state, making you feel lighter on your feet and allowing you to forget anything that may be troubling you. This strain is the perfect smoke for those days when you have creative activities planned and want to stay in a happy and joyous mood for it.


    Catfish is a strong smelling plant that has an aroma that can only be described as pungent. This potent bud certainly offers you a hint of what you can expect in its flavor, and contains traces of diesel and a distinct earthiness that will tie it all together.


    Catfish has a complex mix of flavors that will keep you on your toes. On the inhale, this strain contains a strong taste of ammonia, mixed with a very diesel presence. As you exhale, you will notice a hint of sweet berry that is very pleasant and earthy, but also contains a diesel flavor.

    Adverse Reaction

    Catfish has some side effects, although most of them are very mild and easy to manage. Most users have reported feeling parched when smoking this strain, with their eyes feeling dry and consequently itchy, and their mouths feeling dry as well.

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    Other side effects that you may experience when smoking this strain include a light feeling of being a little paranoid, or sometimes even a little dizzy, especially when you consume this in a higher dose. Catfish can in some rare cases make you feel dizzy, but only temporarily.


    Catfish has many medical uses, making it a truly effective daytime medicinal strain. This sativa hybrid allows patients to feel medicated and soothed, while giving them energy, avoiding the feeling of being lethargic and sluggish like with other hybrid strains.

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    This hybrid can greatly improve the quality of life for patients who suffer from depression, as it can make you feel more optimistic and hopeful. Catfish can also help restore a lost appetite, especially in patients who have struggled with cancer treatments, which can often leave symptoms of their own, like nausea.

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    Catfish is widely recommended for the treatment of chronic stress, as it can make you think more rationally and feel less panicked when dealing with a stressful situation. Long-time chronic pain sufferers are also known to have found relief when regularly consuming this sativa hybrid.

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      Catfish buds come in small and brightly colored nugs that look and smell quite attractive, and will be recognizable to more experienced smokers. This strain can grow tall and is a great choice for both novices and veteran growers, as it is easy to cultivate and tend to.

      Flowering Time


      Catfish grown indoors can yield an average of 17 ounces of bud per square meter planted, and can be expected to be ready for a harvest after around 8 to 9 weeks of flowering.


      Catfish grown outdoors can be expected to yield an average of about 21 ounce2s of bud per plant and should be ready for a harvest around the middle of the month of October.

      Have you ever smoked or grown your own Catfish? Please let me know what you think about this marijuana strain in the comments below.

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        1 comments on “Catfish Strain”

        1. Love to get my hands on some of those seeds. Catfish imo is probably the best sativa I’ve smoked in 40 yrs. Instant on!