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Pittsburgh fish market is trying to stop Predators fans from throwing catfish on the ice

Gotta go somewhere else.

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If you’re a Nashville Predators fans looking to buy a catfish in Pittsburgh to throw on the ice during the Stanley Cup Final, be prepared to show some identification.

According to the Tribune-Review, popular seafood market Wholey’s will require customers to provide ID before buying. They do not want to see a catfish on the Pittsburgh Penguins’ home ice:

“You have to show ID if you want to buy catfish here,” co-owner Jim Wholey told the Tribune-Review Friday. “If you're from Tennessee we're not selling it to you.”

Pedators fans have been known to hurl catfish on the home ice at Bridgestone Arena. During the team’s last series against the Anaheim Ducks, a few fans even threw dead ducks on the ice.

This is a great idea to prevent catfish from being thrown on the ice. But Preds fans will find a way. They can just go to another fish market. Maybe they’ll just get help from a local.