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The King of Dinosaurs

Trout Club

Promoting knowledge of cold water fisheries, fish habitat, conservation and stream ecology


The Trout Club of The Cleveland Museum of Natural History was founded in 1978. The group's mission is to promote public knowledge of cold water fisheries and habitats, conservation and stream ecology. Monthly dinner meetings are held October through May and feature nationally known speakers. Trout Club also sponsors classes and activities related to fly fishing and outings to prime angling streams throughout the year. For more information, contact Woods King IV at


Trout Club meets the third Wednesday of the month October through April. Meetings begin at 6pm with a cocktail hour, followed by a speaker presentation and dinner. Meeting registration and fees are due the Friday before the meeting. No registrations or payments are accepted at the door. For assistance logging into the website and registering online, contact Ashley Walker at 216-231-4600 x3284. To register over the phone, please call the box office at 216-231-1177.


Trout Club membership dues start at $30 in addition to any Museum membership category. Annual dues support speaker expenses, and educational programs related to fly fishing.

To join or renew your Trout Club membership, download the Trout Club Membership Form, complete the form electronically and email the completed form as an attachment to If you prefer to pay by check, make your check payable to "CMNH Trout Club" and mail it with your completed membership form to:

Trout Club
Cleveland Museum of Natural History
1 Wade Oval Drive
Cleveland, OH 44106

News and Events

Check out the latest edition of The Angler's Creel to stay informed about upcoming Trout Club events and activities. Visit the Angler's Creel newsletter archive to download past issues.