Join Us For The Kootenay Lake Thanksgiving Classic Fishing Derby

October 9th – 11th, 2021

Sign-Up Now For The Fishing Derby Online

Our fishing derbies are fun for the entire family and a great excuse to get on the water, with a chance to win cash and prizes!

Awards &  Prizes

Proceeds from the tournament will be distributed as prizes in accordance with the prizing categories below. Prize payouts will be adjusted if the event does not fill to the expected number of participants – see 4B

Longest Rainbow Trout – 1st – $1000.00, 2nd – $500.00 & 3rd place – $225.00 sponsored by Woodbury Resort

Longest Bull Trout (Dolly Varden) – 1st – $1000.00, 2nd – $500.00 & 3rd place – $225.00 sponsored by Jones Boys Boats

Total Fish Caught – 1st – $1000.00, 2nd – $500.00 & 3rd place – $225.00 sponsored by Nelson Ford Sales

First Rainbow Trout Entered – $100.00

First Bull Trout (Dolly Varden) Entered – $100.00

Smallest Rainbow Trout Entered – $100.00

Smallest Bull Trout (Dolly Varden) Entered – $100.00

Rainbow Trout – Random Length draw prize – $100.00

Bull Trout (Dolly Varden) – Random Length draw prize – $100.00

Best Hero Shot Photos submitted for Trout- 1st – $100.00, 2nd – $75.00 & 3rd place – $50.00

The Kootenay Lake Thanksgiving Classic never disappoints!  Make sure to save the date and register today.

A special thanks to our sponsors Jones Boys Boats & Marina, Woodbury Resort and Nelson Ford Sales.

For full tournament rules, location, time and additional fine print, please visit the Anglers Atlas website at: