Tag Archives: Horseshoe Lake

Family Fishing Derby raises $20,470.48 for local children

By Jenny Byford Freezing, but fun. The fifth annual Family Fishing Derby for Kids with Cancer was held this past Family Day (Feb. 10) at Horseshoe Lake and raised $20,470.48 for local families in need. Temperatures were crisp, but Kootenay … > Read More

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Family Fishing Derby this Monday

“Remember, it’s all about the kids.” Founder Shane Westle is looking forward to the return of the Family Fishing Derby at Horseshoe Lake (off the Fort Steele – Wardner Road) and he reminds folks that the event is all about … > Read More

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Celebrate BC Family Day in true Kootenay fashion

Monday, February 10 marks B.C.’s second Family Day. To celebrate, bring your family to Horseshoe Lake from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. for a day of Kootenay outdoor festivities. The Family Fishing Derby for Kids with Cancer is being held for its … > Read More

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Family Fishing Derby returns to Horseshoe Lake

The Family Fishing Derby for Kids With Cancer is returning to Horseshoe Lake for a fifth time Monday, Feb. 10. Canceled last year due to poor ice on the lake, the popular fundraising event will run from 10 a.m. to … > Read More

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April in the East Kootenay ‘13

April is the month that taunts and teases. In the mountainous clime of the East Kootenay, April is a fascinating mixture of atmospheric influence – one day ‘AH spring is here!’ to the next, ‘Here it comes again – bloody … > Read More

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Family Fishing Derby postponed until Feb.12 due to thin ice

The Family Fishing Derby that was supposed to take place at Horseshoe Lake on Jan. 15 has been postponed to Feb. 12 due to thin ice. As organizers stated, “safety first.” The Family Fishing Derby for Kids with Cancer has … > Read More

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The Family Fishing Derby – keeping Kootenay history alive

The Family Fishing Derby for Kids with Cancer has been in existence for the past three years, but what may not be known, is that the history of supporting children through fishing has been alive in the Kootenays for over … > Read More

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