Fishing tips offered at Orvis


From left, Lou Cumbo of Connecticut watched as instructor Bob Meyen demonstrated a technique to Tom Cassidy of New Rochelle. Photo by Judith O’Hara Balfe

MILLBROOK — History has shown that the Chinese may have been the first to use artificial means to attract fish to a hook, by attaching a feather. The method remained that simple until the early 19th century, when a variety of materials became available and changes made.

Bob Meyen, fly–fishing instructor at Orvis Sandanona, loves to fish. He also loves to make flies for fishing. 

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