Peter Shea: Collateral Trout *Book Launch*

Event date: 
Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 7:00pm

Catch up with Burlington's own legendary fly fisher Peter Shea at this book launch celebration!

ABOUT THE BOOK:  For more than fifty years, with fly rod in hand, Shea has chased trout in the Green Mountain State and elsewhere. Along the way he has documented their geography in maps and guidebooks, and shared his personal, often hilarious, angling stories. His newest book, Collateral Trout, reprises several out-of-print reader favorites, adding new-to-print memoirs, and including the author’s first works of fiction. From stories of an early arrest, and experiences with the “Lake Champlain Monster,” to what happens when you mistake a porcupine for a bear, or what do you do when you find human remains, the reader will be entertained with his authentic tales. A separate section includes five fictional stories, all transpiring in the beloved sport that is trout fishing.

ABOUT THE AUTHORPeter Shea has a thirty-five year history of writing and publishing on outdoor topics, mostly trout fishing and mostly Vermont. His latest title is Vermont Trout Ponds, a personal selection of some of the author’s favorite lakes and ponds. Peter and his wife Carol have one daughter and live in Burlington.


DATE:  Thursday, May 11th at 7pm

LOCATION:  Phoenix Books Burlington

ADMISSIONProceeds from ticket sales will go to the Vermont Foodbank.  Your $3 ticket comes with a coupon for $5 off a copy of the featured book.  Coupons expire at closing the evening of the event.

BENEFICIARY: Founded in 1986, the Vermont Foodbank has grown to be the state’s largest hunger-relief organization, serving Vermont through a network of food shelves, meal sites, schools, hospitals, and housing sites. The Foodbank’s mission is to gather and share quality food and nurture partnerships so that no one in Vermont goes hungry. In FY2016, the Vermont Foodbank distributed more than 12 million pounds of food to 153,100 Vermonters. The Vermont Foodbank, a member of Feeding America, is nationally recognized as one of the most effective and efficient nonprofits and food banks in the nation.

Event address: 
191 Bank Street
Burlington, VT 05401