The reason why fish is a popular choice on that day is because Christians believe Jesus Christ sacrificed his flesh for our sins and many of Jesus’s followers were fishermen.
Fish has also been used as a secret symbol by Christians to identify one another when their religion was banned.
We asked readers to name their favourite chippies in Derbyshire Do you agree with their choices?
5. Brimington Fish Bar
Brimington Fish Bar have been voted into fifth place in our readers' best chippy list. Check out the food at 9 High Street, Brimington, S43 1DE.
Tollbar was voted into sixth place by our readers. Find their fish and chips at The Bank, Stoney Middleton, Hope Valley S32 4TF.
7. Tibshelf Fish Bar
Tibshelf Fish Bar is in eighth place in our readers' favourite chippies in Derbyshire. Find them at 141 High St, Tibshelf, DE55 5PP.
8. New Tupton Fish Bar
New Tupton Fish Bar is in ninth place in our readers' list of favourites. Check out the menu at 1 Wingfield Road, New Tupton, near Clay Cross, S42 6XU.