Long Island is more than concrete and highways.

With access to Long Island Sound and the Atlantic Ocean, several rivers holding native brook trout and sea-run trout, and dotted with lakes and ponds full of lively bass, there are plenty of fishing opportunities to be found.

On Tuesday, Sept. 11, Paul McCain, a member of the Long Island Fly Rodders, will share his secrets of where to go, what to use and the surprising fishing you'll find on Long Island.

Just a short car or ferry ride away, the waters of Long Island offer close, convenient fishing for anglers searching out some new scenery.

Mianus Chapter monthly meetings are free and open to members and non-members alike. Coffee, soft drinks and snacks are served.

Meetings are held in the Waveny Mansion at Waveny Park in New Canaan.

Directions: Take Merritt Parkway to Exit 37 for Route 124 in New Canaan. Head north on Route 124 (South Avenue) toward town. Take the first left to Waveny Park. follow the road to the top of hill, and Waveny Mansion will be on your left.

Doors open at 7 p.m. The program begins at 7:30 p.m.

Founded in 1975, the Mianus Chapter of Trout Unlimited is a grassroots conservation organization with more than 500 members in the towns of Greenwich, Stamford, Darien, New Canaan, Norwalk, Wilton and Ridgefield. The chapter works to preserve, protect, restore and sustain local rivers and coldwater resources through active restoration projects, education initiatives and public advocacy.

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