Baldwin, Michigan: World's Largest Brown Trout

An artistic, but not unpleasing, depiction of the humble campfire fish, angled skyward and 25 feet tall. Made out of metal by Ivan Iler. Unveiled in May 2018.
Michigan Ave., Baldwin, MI
Downtown. On the east side of Hwy 37/Michigan Ave. between 9th and 8th Sts.
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World's Largest Brown Trout.

World's Largest Brown Trout

Installed on May 6, 2018. It's 25 feet tall and right in the middle of the village of Baldwin. Designed by artist Ivan Iler.

[Molly McClellan, 06/26/2018]

The artist specifically set out to make his Brown Trout the World's Largest. He discovered a Brown Trout in New Zealand that was 20 feet tall, so he made Baldwin's 25 feet.

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