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DC youth get of taste of fishing, water ecology, shad roe

Twelve-year-old Natalie Bacchus cast her line like a fly-fishing pro into a freshly stocked section of the C&O Canal. But that didn’t mean she wanted to touch the one-pound catfish she reeled in.

“It’s exciting when you catch one,” Bacchus said as she let Matt Babbitt, school-based educator with the Living Classrooms Foundation, wriggle the hook from her fish’s mouth to release it.

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