Brown Trout Tournament Photo

Brown Trout Tournament

Thursday, April 19

Join us for the 30th Annual Tourney on April 19-22! The Top 40 fish caught in Door or Kewaunee waters receive cash prizes. Get out for this early season fishing to chase those monster browns. Tickets will be on sale starting April 1.

The Baileys Harbor Brown Trout Tournament will be held April 19-22, 2018 put on by the Baileys Harbor Community Association. There is over $7,000 in prizes to be won and tickets are only $25. The first place fish wins a $1,500 prize package including $800 cash and a Door County Vacation Package. Participants can fish in both Door & Kewaunee county waters on the bay and lake side. Fish can be caught from a boat or from the shore. There is a weigh in station at the Baileys 57 Gas Station, Howie’s Tackle in Sturgeon Bay, and Kaps Marina on Washington Island. Tickets will be for sale until close of business Friday April 20 and can be purchased ahead of time using a credit card. TICKETS MUST BE IN HAND BEFORE FISHING AND WEIGHING IN. For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit, email us at or call 920.839.2366.

Adopt An Angler Sponsorship.

Businesses (regardless of being in or out of Door/Kewaunee County) can get in on the action. Each sponsorship comes with two tournament tickets, the opportunity to add your business’s web link of choice to the leader board posted on our website, tagged in all social media posts/pictures of your team, and your name on the leader board. We will also send you a poster including a “Proud Sponsor of Team __________” to be displayed at your business and the option to be a ticket outlet.

Ticket Outlets:


Hooked Up Tackle Shop - 207 Steele St. 715.451.1697


Baileys Harbor:

Baileys 57 Gas Station (North Weigh-In Station)

Baileys Harbor Town Marina

Baileys Harbor Visitor Center (Call ahead – 920.839.2366)

Cornerstone Pub

Casco: Why-Lee's Bar & Grill

Dyckesville: Dyckesville Kwik Stop

Ellison Bay:  Mink River Basin

Kewaunee: Municipal Marina

Little Sturgeon: Sherwood Point Grill (Formerly the Fishing Hole)

Sister Bay: Jungwirth’s Ace Hardware

Sturgeon Bay:

Greystone Castle

Howie’s Tackle (South Weigh-In Station)

New Franken:

Virlee’s Gunworks

Washington Island:

Kap's Marina (Island Weigh-In Station)

 If you’d like to sponsor or join the Adopt An Angler Program, click here.

2017 Standings as of Day 3 - April 22



Place Name Weight Length
1 Steve Nooyen 20.35 36
2 Mike Shepard 15.77 34.25
3 Todd Stuth 15.52 33.5
4 James Larson 14.56 33
5 Sawyer Johnson 13.75 28.5
6 Andrew Pentek 13.61 28.5
7 Jesse Madoche 13.58 29.5
8 Ben VanBoxel 13.5 30.75
9 Jill Hendricks 13.42 32.5
10 Perry Nooyen 13.38 28.75
11 Scott Agamite 13.19  
12 Andy Johnson 12.95 30
13 Glenn Madoche 12.72 31
14 Ehren Younk 12.71  
15 Andy Stuth 12.69  
16 Jim Dequaine 12.56 29.375
17 Kevin Wessley 12.55 29.5
18 Bart Besaw 12.37 29.5
19 Tim Bensen 12.33 29
20 Luke Ebel 12.31 29.5
21 Matthew Donley 12.3 29.5
22 Brad Wessley 12.28 28
23 Joshua Dokey 12.1 29
24 Scott Richard 12.05 29
25 Corey Veeser 11.89 27.5
26 Darren Collin 11.63 27 3/4
27 David Mercier 11.57  
28 Brendan Hoffman 11.55 27.25
29 Patrick Agamaite 11.52 28
30 Tom Mathu 11.43 27.75
31 Michael Warwick 11.42 27.25
32 Paul Vincent 11.4 28.5
33 Jake Hartlaben 11.3 30.25
34 Connor Wilz 11.26 28
35 Corey Hoffman 11.23 30.5
36 Kevin Veeser 11.1 28
37 Jim Willquette 10.95 25
38 Tom Fischer 10.91 27.5
39 Greg Ronsman  10.86 28.5
40 Jacob Junion 10.85 28

 Tickets are available for purchase using check or credit card over the phone and available after April 1 at ticket outlets throughout northeast WI. Visit the website for more information.


9am-12pm Final Weigh In & Awards Ceremony at Baileys Harbor Fire Station,

11am-2pm Live Music by Frank Maloney & his Big Country Unit

Food & Drinks

Top 5 Fish on display!


1st Place: $1,500 Value Prize Package including $800 in cash and a Door County Vacation Package.
2nd: $450
3rd: $350
4-10th: $225
11-25th: $125
26-40th: $75

Weigh In Times & Locations:

Baileys 57 Gas Station 

Heaviest Brown weighed for the tournament at Baileys 57 wins 2- 16'' pizzas.

Thursday - Saturday 6am-8pm
7998 State Highway 57 Baileys Harbor • 920.839.2114

Howie’s Tackle 

Brats and beer during weigh in hours, except Sunday of course. Rapala giveaways!

Heaviest Brown weighed for the tournament at Howie’s wins 2 Okuma trolling combos.

Thursday & Friday 10-6pm

Saturday 8-3pm
1309 Green Bay Rd, Sturgeon Bay • 920.746.9916

Kaps Marina 

Thursday - Saturday, CALL for weigh in hours 
238 Lobdell Point Rd, Washington Island • 920.847.2640

Baileys Harbor Fire Station

Sunday 9am-12pm
2404 Park Rd. Baileys Harbor



Full service gas station, groceries, coffee, soda, beer, liquor, wine and live bait.  Open Daily at 6am. Homemade pizza available for Pick Up and Take n’ Bake. 7998 State Highway 57 Baileys Harbor  920.839.2114


27 acre Resort on Lake Michigan. Featuring one & two bedroom suites with fireplace & full 920.839.2336 


Huge selection of top brand baits like Rapala, Storm, Matzuo, and the Mauler Spoon. 1309 Green Bay Rd Sturgeon Bay 920.746.9916 Go Team Howie’s Fly!


238 Lobdell Point Rd, Washington Island 920.847.2640

Sister Bay Bowl

Sister Bay Bowl is the place to be. Perch, steaks, bowling, BEER and WHISKEY! 920.854.2841


Fresh & Smoked Fish available, Sport Fish Processing – Vacuum packed and fresh or flash frozen. 8096 Ridges Rd Baileys Harbor 920.839.2136 Go Team Mabel’s Men!


Never frozen hand pattied burgers, broaster chicken. Friday – melt in your mouth hand breaded Perch. 9638 Cty X Casco 920.837.7700 Go Team Angler Management!


Best Prime Rib Sandwich in Door County! Proud Sponsor of the Safe Ride Program of Door County! Madison Ave Sturgeon Bay 920.743.9923 Go Team Greystone Castle!


Door County’s #1 sports bar. Open every day downtown Sister Bay. 10641 N Bay Shore Dr Sister Bay 920.854.2624 Go Team Ahab, Not Rehab!


Carpet, tile, wood, laminate, Installation Specialist. Locally owned & operated.  Baileys Harbor 920.421.1366 Go Team Noor Door Floor!


B&M Transportation of WI INC

Bringing shippers & carriers together through reliable logistic services for our clients. 151 Commerce Dr, Luxemburg 920.845.5703


Proudly serving Baileys Harbor Residents.  Don’t miss our Annual Pancake Breakfast July 4th!    PO Box 91, 2404 Park St Baileys Harbor 920.839.9411


Transient slips, boat launches at Hwy 57 & Bues Pt. Daily Fee $5. Baileys Harbor 920.839.9778


Proudly serving Budweiser to Door and Kewaunee Counties for over 25 years! 920.743.2036

AC Tap Serving food & drinks til bar close every day. 9322 Hwy 57 Baileys Harbor 920.839.2426

Blacksmith Inn on the Shore Romantic inn on the shore with balconies, fireplaces and whirlpools. 8154 Hwy 57 Baileys Harbor 920.839.9222

Coyote Roadhouse Open daily year round at 11am serving lunch & dinner. 3026 Cty E 920.839.9192

Dykesville Kwik Stop your one stop shop for gas, bait, propane and groceries.  Dyckesville 920.866.2934 

Virlee’s Gunworks  Your Top Choice for all of your firearm needs. 2644 Diesel Ct New Franken 920.866.2441

Door County Advocate – Door County’s Newspaper for over 150 years! 235 N Third Ave Sturgeon 920.743.3321

Baileys Sunset Motel & Cabins Located just minutes from marina, boat trailer parking available.  8404 Hwy 57 Baileys Harbor 920.839.2218

Kewaunee Marina - Full Service Marina and Launches, Fish Cleaning Station, and Campground. 123 N Main St Kewaunee, WI 54216 920.388.3300

Beachfront Inn - Located downtown Baileys, Room for up to 6, Daily Breakfast. 8040 WI-57, Baileys Harbor 920.839.2345

Cornerstone Pub - Open Daily serving lunch and dinner downtown Baileys Harbor.  8123 WI-57, Baileys Harbor 920.839.9001

Journey’s End Motel & Cabins Trailer Parking, onsite freezer space.  8271 Journey’s End Ln. Baileys Harbor 920.839.2887

Jungwirth’s Ace Hardware All your fishing needs. 10636 N Bay Shore Dr Sister Bay 920.854.2411

Mink River Basin Lunch & dinner. 16 tap beers. Downtown Ellison Bay 920.854.2250