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Peter Shea discusses trout guide at Phoenix Books

Peter Shea holding a small fish , whilst sitting in a boat on a lake
Courtesy Phoenix Books         Author Peter Shea shows off a fresh catch during a fly fishing excursion in Vermont.

Thursday, April 5, 6:30 p.m.—RUTLAND—On Thursday, April 5 at 6:30 p.m., Phoenix Books Rutland will host Peter Shea for a talk on his new book, “The New Atlas of Vermont Trout Ponds: A GPS-Compatible Guide.” The book includes regional maps, stocking information, boat access descriptions, wild trout populations, and more useful information for the Vermont angler.

Peter Shea has chased trout with a fly for more than 50 years. He was a founding partner of Northern Cartographic, Inc. where he co-authored two local fishing classics, as well as sharing national recognition for their large-print volume “Access America: An Atlas and Guide to the National Parks for Visitors with Disabilities.” During a 20-year career at Vermont PBS, his own books were published by New England Press and Headwater Books. Establishing Wind Knot Publishing in 2013, he has authored five books under this imprint. He lives with his wife, Carol, in Burlington.

This event is free and open to all. Phoenix Books Rutland is located at 2 Center St., Rutland. For more information, call 802-855-8078 or visit

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