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"Dynamite the Clown"

Rudy Grahek


Walking in the National Trout Festival Grand Royale Parade for over 50 years, this year's honor goes to Michigan's famous "Dynamite the Clown"

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2018 Events Schedule now posted!


A weekend JAM PACKED FULL of family friend, affordable events!

Logo Designer

Ashley Miller


 Inspired by the logo contest to develop a new look for this year’s event. Get to know the designer behind this year's logo!




82nd National Trout Festival​​ 

April 25th-29th , 2018

Kalkaska, Michigan 

We would like to say Thank You!

Grand Marshal