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FISH FRY GUIDE: The best places to get deep-fried, crispy, delicious fish in Dayton

It's a fact: the Midwest loves a fish fry.

Locally, there is no shortage of them with weekends packed with opportunity from now through March.

This golden-fried tradition brings people together in droves to break bread and eat thousands of pounds of crispy, flaky fish together.

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The Corpus Christi Fryers have been serving up delicious, flaky fish for a good cause. ALEXIS LARSEN/CONTRIBUTED

Some of the region's favorite annual fish fries have been announced and with dates coming up in the next several months and others will be announced soon.

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Use this list to devise your plan to make the most of this light, flaky battered and fried seasonal celebration. We will keep updating this list as we hear about more events.

Please note: Details and pricing are subject to change, we recommend you call first if you have specific questions.

Here is a list of upcoming fish fry events so far:

Feb. 14: Our Lady of the Rosary Fish Fry

22 Notre Dame Ave., Dayton

937-228-8802, 5:30-10:30 p.m., $17 at the door

Feb. 14: North Dayton Anglers & Gun Club Fish Fry

1924 Valley St., Dayton

937-236-9120, 6-8:30, $10 at the door 

Feb. 15: Brick City Blast Baseball Fish Fry

5367 Fishburg Road, Huber Heights

937-233-8618. 6-11 p.m., $15 at the door

Feb. 21: St. Paul Parish Fish Fry 

1000 W. Wenger Road, Englewood 

937-836-7535, 6-10 p.m., $15

Feb. 22: Dayton Vipers Fish Fry 

1675 Woodman Drive, Dayton 

6-11 p.m., $12

Feb. 28: St. Anthony Catholic Church Fish Fry

830 Bowen St., Dayton

937-253-9132, 6-11 p.m., $15 at the door

Feb. 28: Alter Knight Out Fish Fry 

940 E. David Road, Kettering 

937-434-4434, 7 p.m.- midnight, $12

Feb. 28: Church of the Transfiguration Fish Fry 

972 S. Miami St., West Milton 

937-698-4520, $13

Feb. 28: Sacred Heart Fish Fry 

209 W. Lake Ave., New Carlisle 

937-845-3121, 5-7 p.m., $12

Feb. 28: St. Christopher's Fish Fry 

435 E. National Rd., Vandalia 

937-898-3542, 6-7:30 p.m., $20

Feb. 29: Roadwarriors Softball Club Fish Fry 

1123 S. Brown School Road, Vandalia 

937-416-2265, 6 p.m, $12  

Feb. 29: Holy Trinity Church Fish Fry

272 Bainbridge St., Dayton

937-228-1223, 7-11 p.m., $17

March 6: Sacred Heart Fish Fry 

209 W. Lake Ave., New Carlisle 

937-845-3121, 5-7 p.m., $12

March 6: Church of the Incarnation Fish Fry

55 Williamsburg Lane, Centerville

937-433-1188, 6-11 p.m., $18 at the door

March 6: St. Christopher's Fish Fry 

435 E. National Rd., Vandalia 

937-898-3542, 6-7:30 p.m., $20

March 7: Dayton Jets Fish Fry Fundraiser

ABP Hall, 1675 Woodman Drive, Dayton 

6-11 p.m., $12 at the door

March 7: Tecumseh Arrows YFC Fish Fry & Monte Carlo

Sacred Heart Parish, 209 W. Lake Ave., New Carlisle

6-11 p.m., $10 in advance, $12 at the door

March 13: Sacred Heart Fish Fry 

209 W. Lake Ave., New Carlisle 

937-845-3121, 5-7 p.m., $12

March 13: Carroll High School St. Pat's Fest Fish Fry

4524 Linden Ave., Dayton

937-253-8188. 6 p.m.-midnight, $20 at the door

March 13: Dayton Metro Police Softball Annual Fish Fry Fundraiser and Monte Carlo

ABP Hall, 1675 Woodman Drive, Dayton

937-673-1265, 6-11 p.m., $15 in advance, $20 at the door

March 13: St. Christopher's Fish Fry 

435 E. National Rd., Vandalia 

937-898-3542, 6-7:30 p.m., $20

March 13, April 3, May 1, Oct. 9, Nov. 13: Eintracht Fish Fry Friday 

2707 Troy St., Dayton

937-233-6622, 6-8 p.m., $14 at the door

March 14: Warrior Softball Fish Fry 

1123 S. Brown School Road, Vandalia 

6-11 p.m., $12 at the door

March 20: Sacred Heart Fish Fry 

209 W. Lake Ave., New Carlisle 

937-845-3121, 5-7 p.m., $12

March 20: Dayton Area Rugby Club’s Fish Fry 

ABP Hall, 1675 Woodman Drive, Dayton

info@daytonrugby.com, 5-11 p.m., $25 at the door

March 20: St. Christopher's Fish Fry 

435 E. National Rd., Vandalia 

937-898-3542, 6-7:30 p.m., $20

March 20: St. Charles Fish and Chips 

4500 Ackerman Blvd., Kettering 

937-434-6081, 7 p.m.-midnight, $15

March 21: Chaminade Julienne Fish Fry

505 S. Ludlow St.,Dayton

937-461-3740, 6-11 p.m. $20 at the door.

March 27: Sacred Heart Fish Fry 

209 W. Lake Ave., New Carlisle 

937-845-3121, 5-7 p.m., $12

March 27: St. Christopher's Fish Fry 

435 E. National Rd., Vandalia 

937-898-3542, 6-7:30 p.m., $20

April 3: Ascension Fish Fry

2025 Woodman Drive, Kettering 

937-253-5171, 5:30-8:30 p.m., $15

April 3: Church of the Transfiguration Fish Fry 

972 S. Miami St., West Milton 

937-698-4520, $13

April 3: Sacred Heart Fish Fry 

209 W. Lake Ave., New Carlisle 

937-845-3121, 5-7 p.m., $12

April 3: St. Christopher's Fish Fry 

435 E. National Rd., Vandalia 

937-898-3542, 6-7:30 p.m., $20

April 3: Eintracht Fish Fry Friday 

2707 Troy St., Dayton

937-233-6622, 6-8 p.m., $14 at the door

May 1: Eintracht Fish Fry Friday 

2707 Troy St., Dayton

937-233-6622, 6-8 p.m., $14 at the door

Oct. 9: Eintracht Fish Fry Friday 

2707 Troy St., Dayton

937-233-6622, 6-8 p.m., $14 at the door

Nov. 13: Eintracht Fish Fry Friday 

2707 Troy St., Dayton

937-233-6622, 6-8 p.m., $14 at the door

Did we miss you? 

If you know of other fish fry events that didn't make this list, send a message to alexis.e.larsen@hotmail.com with complete information.

It's fish fry season. Friday night fish fries are a constant at churches, schools and community groups throughout Lenten season. CONTRIBUTED

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