Lake Trout Festival - Baraga County, Michigan
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The annual Baraga County Lake Trout Festival will take place in June 2014, and coincides with Michigan's Free Fishing Weekend. No fishing license is necessary on that weekend.
Baraga County has been named the Lake Trout Capital of the Great Lakes and the free (no admission charge) festival will combine the Keweenaw Classic Fishing Tournament with family-oriented events such as kids’ carnival, "Little Miss Superior" contest, Kids’ Fishing Pond, Pie-Eating contest, Beach Volleyball tournament, Pequaming Run and 1/2 marathon, Junk Art contest, Cribbage tournament, Tour de L’Anse Bike Race sponsored by the Fitness Center of Baraga County Memorial Hospital, and the firemen’s street dance on Saturday night.
Food for the entire family will include a pancake breakfast, food and drink booths, coffee and baked goods, watching the "Ducky River Race", shopping at the art and crafts fair, while listening to music by area talent will ensure fun for all, regardless of age.