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Anglers can fish without license in Pa. Thursday

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HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Anglers will be able to fish for free in Pennsylvania on the Fourth of July.

Thursday is 1 of 2 "Fish-for-Free" days designated by the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission. The other was on Memorial Day. Under the program, any resident or non-resident can legally fish in state waterways without a fishing license. All other fishing rules and regulations still apply.

The state says the program is meant to be a good way for families to get involved in fishing.

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