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Our Nation's Capital Has A Secret. And It's Dirtier Than You Can Possibly Imagine.

"Fishing is like sex in that it can be anywhere from deeply meaningful to just plain fun to participate in, but it’s oddly boring to watch in videos." —John Gierach.We'll see about that. A group of fly fishermen are breaking their silence on the best kept secret in D.C.

Our Nation's Capital Has A Secret. And It's Dirtier Than You Can Possibly Imagine.


If you'd like to learn more about fly fishing, tweet me, and I promise to "hook" you up. If you're lucky enough to live in Washington, D.C., or plan to visit, stop by Fletcher's Boat House to experience the Potomac — rent a row boat, grab a fishing pole, ride a bike. It's awesome. George Washington himself "fished the shad" and they'll be around til June for you to catch and release.

Need a mood boost to help you sail through the weekend? Here are 10 moments that brought joy to our hearts and a smile to our faces this week. Enjoy!

1. How much does this sweet little boy adore his baby sister? So darn much.

Oh, to be loved with this much enthusiasm! The sheer adoration on his face. What a lucky little sister.

2. Teens raise thousands for their senior trip, then donate it to their community instead.

When it came time for Islesboro Central School's Class of 2021 to pick the destination for their senior class trip, the students began eyeing a trip to Greece or maybe even South Korea. But in the end, they decided to donate $5,000 they'd raised for the trip to help out their community members struggling in the wake of the pandemic instead.

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