Lake Trout Festival Saturday in L’Anse

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TONS TO DO–Lake Trout Festival is Saturday, June 11, 2016, headquartered at the L’Anse Waterfront Park. Fitness Center’s runs and races open the morning and a full day of events, entertainment and activities is on tap.

by Barry Drue

L’Anse waterfront will be hopping Saturday, June 11, 2016 for the 11th Lake Trout Festival. Activities, entertainment and more than 40 food and craft vendors will fill the L’Anse Waterfront Park. The high seas will also be busy as a flotilla of fishing teams are expected to battle for honors, cash, prizes and bragging rights in the Keweenaw Bay Classic salmon and lake trout tournament. (See Outdoors, page 18 for tourney preview.) The morning begins with the BCMH Rehab and Fitness Center’s 1/2 Marathon, Pequaming Run/Walk, the Family 5K and the Tour da L’Anse bike race. Kim LaBerge at the Fitness Center encourages more people to register for all of those events. People can register through Friday, June 10 at the Fitness Center or on-line at or To read more, subscribe to the L’Anse Sentinel online, or buy a print copy at our local retailers.