Robert J. Behnke, Ph.D. is professor emeritus of Fisheries Conservation and Wildlife Biology at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado. He is the author of more than 100 articles and papers regarding fish and fisheries and has served on numerous advisory boards for state and federal agencies. He is the author of About Trout(Lyons Press, 2007), Trout and Salmon of North America (Free Press, 2002) and Native Trout of Western North America (American Fisheries Society, 1992). He began writing the quarterly “About Trout” column for Trout Unlimited’s Trout magazine in 1983. He lives with his wife, Sally, in Fort Collins, Colorado.