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The fields, woods and streams of Northeast Ohio promise no dearth of inspiration and adventure for outdoor enthusiasts. Few know this so well as Ohio native and award-winning author Dr. Andrew J. Pegman, who will discuss his journey to land trophy fish, reflect on ones that got away and embrace the beauty and freedom of the outdoors. Gain expert tips on adventure fishing, flyfishing for walleyes on Lake Erie and steelhead trout in the Chagrin River, and searching for elusive winter birds. Dr. Pegman will be available to sign copies of his book Outdoor Tales of Northeast Ohio after the discussion.
Dr. Pegman is a professor of English at Cuyahoga Community College. His teaching and contributions in the classroom earned him the Distinguished Faculty Award from the American Association of Community Colleges. He's been published in National Geographic, Field & Stream, Outdoor Life, Trout, The Drake, American Angler, In-Fisherman, Kayak Angler, Paddling Magazine, The Plain Dealer, Ohio Outdoor News, The Ohio Cardinal and the House Wren (Cleveland Audubon), as well as for Sun Newspapers and cleveland.com.