The park has several public fishing sites. Constitution Gardens Lake is located in downtown Washington, D.C. and has been designated for catch and release fishing only. Within the 6.75 acre lake, there are populations of large mouth bass, bluegill, and black crappie. Constitution Gardens Lake is also the site for National Fishing and Boating Week activities, which draws considerable public and media attention.
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Flash! Boom! Sparkle! Independence Day is a popular annual tradition at the National Mall and Memorial Parks, drawing thousands to view spectacular fireworks and rousing live entertainment.