About Us

The Walleye Extravaganza returns!

Guaranteed $10,000 First Place!

Thank you for making the 45th Annual Michigan Brown Trout Festival another huge success

Look back and remember some amazing moments from the 2019 festival by browsing our photo gallery! 

Latest News:

2020 Fishing Registration Forms are available now!
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Looking to volunteer or have an awesome band that you think should be apart of the Brown Trout Festival in 2021?


Does your business wish to partner with one of Northeast Michigan's largest festivals?

Contact us below!

2019 Brown Trout Book

Thank You!

This Festival is planned, sponsored, and operated by the following:

Thank you to the following businesses for donations of services or products:

• Georgies Towing & Wrecker Service • Thunder Bay Electric • City of Alpena

• Alpena Express Care & Family Practice • Grand Lake Landscaping & Tree Service

• Frontier Communications • Route 66 Band • Audrey Koopikka

• Alpena Supply Company • Northstar Executive Protection

Our Volunteer Clubs & Groups:

• Zonta Club of Alpena/Tri County • Kiwanis Club • Exchange Club • Optimists Club 

• Shriners Club • Thunder Bay Walleye Club • VFW Post #2496 

• Alpena County Horseman's Club • Alcona Masonic Lodge #292 • City of Alpena

Photo ID is required on festival grounds at all times - No Exceptions.

Michigan Brown Trout Festival.© 2020