MSU Library sponsors an annual Trout Lecture which is free and open to the public. We strive to select speakers that speak to all aspects of trout and salmonid culture and represent the diversity of angling.

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Henry Hughes, 2019 Trout Lecture Series

Writer and professor Henry Hughes presents "The Sensual Fish" 

Martha Williams

Martha Williams, 2018 Trout Lecture Series

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Director Martha Williams presents "Wild Trout in Montana" 

Thumbnail of Jeremy Wade during the Trout Lecture in the MSU SUB ballroom at MSU Campus.

Jeremy Wade, 2017 Trout Lecture Series

Animal Planet's, River Monsters host, writer, and extreme angler, Jeremy Wade presents "How Healthy Are The World's Rivers?"

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Thomas McGuane, 2016 Trout Lecture Series

Award-winning author

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Chris Wood, 2015 Trout Lecture Series

President of Trout Unlimited


Dan Wenk, 2014 Trout Lecture Series

Superintendent of Yellowstone National Park, presents "Native Fish Conservation in Yellowstone National Park."

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Nathaniel Reed, 2013 Trout Lecture Series

Former Assistant Secretary of the Interior for Fish, Wildlife and Parks

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James Prosek, 2012 Trout Lecture Series

Celebrated artist and author

Thumbnail of Richard Hoffman during the Trout Lecture in the lecture hall at Museum of the Rockies.

Richard Hoffman, 2011 Trout Lecture Series

“Trout and Fly, Work and Play, in Medieval Europe.”