ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — People can fish for free on Veterans Day in New York state.

The state is waiving fishing license requirements for the day on Monday for both residents and non-residents. The Cuomo administration has waived the requirement on Veterans Day for several years.

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The move is part of New York’s broader effort to encourage outdoor sports.

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In general, people 16 years old and older must have a license to fish in New York.

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