Trout Unlimited Collegiate Peaks Chapter

Tom Parkes, author of “Central Colorado Alpine Lakes Fishing & Hiking Guide,” will speak at the bimonthly meeting of Collegiate Peaks Chapter of Trout Unlimited at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Sangre de Cristo Electric Association, 29780 N. U.S. 24 in Buena Vista.

The meeting is open to the public.

Parkes, a Colorado native, will cover fishing and hiking to local and regional high-country lakes, according to a press release.

He will cover how to get there, backpack inventory needed, high-country risk mitigation including lightning, hypothermia and giardiasis, followed by a question and answer period.

After the presentation, Parkes will sell and sign copies of his guidebook. He will donate $4 of every book purchased at the meeting to Collegiate Peaks Chapter TU.

For more information, call Tom Arnot at 719-239-0876.

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