Tag Archives: Horseshoe Lake

Ice melts event into Family Fun Derby at Fort Steele

“To fish or not to fish” has been on the minds of many with the recent postponement of the Family Fishing Derby for Kids with Cancer. While it is hard not to enjoy the unseasonably early sunshine and warm temperatures, … > Read More

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Global whatever; this is weird

Kootenay Crust By Ian Cobb Day three and still no sign of land. A constant rain falls sharply and bitingly through the canopy of conifers surrounding our home. The air holds a thick essence – one part rain, one part … > Read More

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Family Fishing Derby postponed

Due to the poor weather and a lot of rain anticipated in the weekend forecast, the Family Fishing Derby for Kids with Cancer is postponed and will not be going ahead this Monday, February 9. After significant consideration and consultation … > Read More

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Cranbrook a massive outdoor playground

If outdoor recreation is your thing – Cranbrook is your place. Getting out in the winter can be a time-consuming affair but not if you live in the middle of an outdoor winter recreation hot spot. Cranbrook may be the … > Read More

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Family Fishing Derby grand prize announced

By Jenny Byford On Monday, February 9, bait your hook and cast your line and you might reel in something much bigger than just a rainbow trout. On BC Family Day, the Family Fishing Derby for Kids with Cancer will return … > Read More

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Family Fishing Derby returns on BC Family Day

Mark your calendars for Monday, February 9 as the Family Fishing Derby for Kids with Cancer returns for its sixth year this BC Family Day. Held at Horseshoe Lake from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., the annual derby has become a Kootenay … > Read More

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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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