Behind the Design: Release the Catfish

November 30, 2019

Behind the Design: Release the Catfish

It’s easy to blame Detroit for the catfish phenomenon. Or even Florida and their rats, but the catfish tradition is definitely a tradition of its own. The tradition is said to have started in 2002 when some faithful (drunk?) Preds fans decided to throw a catfish onto the ice. Since then, fans have smuggled in catfish - some fresh from the river out back and others from the local seafood shop - and chucked them on the ice to rally the crowd at the beginning or the game, to celebrate the first Predators’ goal, or even to rally the troops into a ferocious come back.

It’s not necessarily a legal activity in Nashville or otherwise, but we know you want to be a part of the tradition somehow. And now you can with this Rogue Panda exclusive design featuring the Nashville Predators pick logo and a fun take on a flathead catfish.

This design is available in ultra soft cotton tees, perfect for game day, cozy hoodies for those chilly winter nights, phone cases, and more. Be sure to #GoRogue in Nashville this hockey season!

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More on the tradition can be found here. https://www.thrillist.com/lifestyle/nashville/nashville-predators-catfish-tradition-explained

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