Anglers To Learn Plus Go Fishing at Keys Oct. 15-17 Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing No-Yelling School

Anglers To Learn Plus Go Fishing at Keys Oct. 15-17 Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing No-Yelling School

Anglers To Learn Plus Go Fishing at Keys Oct. 15-17 Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing No-Yelling School

Learn from the pros in Islamorada and Tavernier, FL plus fishing, rigging, conservation and a fun Fishing Fever competition for beginners!

            Aspiring anglers can learn, practice skills and go fishing at the award-winning “Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing!®” Keys University, Oct. 15-17 in the Sport Fishing Capital of the World. Hosted by the nonprofit Ladies Let’s Go Fishing Foundation, the “No-Yelling School of Fishing” offers classroom presentations, two networking events, hands-on skill practice and optional charter boat fishing. Classes will be held at the waterfront Elks Lodge in Tavernier FL. No equipment or experience is necessary.

            Optional charter fishing out of Islamorada, FL is offered on Friday and Sunday with prizes awarded for the LLGF Fishing Fever tournament to people fishing both days.

            Activities launch Friday evening with a networking social and appetizer contest from 6:30 to 8:30 pm. Saturday morning indoor presentations begin at 9 am, covering Offshore, Inshore and Bottom Fishing, plus Fishing Basics and Conservation. Speakers include Captains Lee Lavery, Jeanne Towne and more. Setting this program apart from typical fishing classes are the hands-on fishing activities taught by several guides for releasing, knot tying, dehooking, bait rigging, spin casting, gaffing, cast netting and more until 4:30 pm. A second networking party will be held afterwards at Seaside Glassworks.

On Friday and Sunday are optional inshore and offshore fishing charter trips out of Whale Harbor, followed by a fillet demonstration. In 2020 180 fish were caught.

The Tavernier Elks Club is located at 92600 Overseas Hwy, Tavernier, FL 33070, MM 92 Bayside. Ladies may register a male guest or teens to include the whole family.

Featured on national network television and more, the series is supported by major partners including Recreational Fishing and Boating Foundation, Take Me Fishing, Vamos a Pescar, Mercury, Magic Tilt trailers, Shearwater Boats, Power-Pole, Penn, TACO Metals, Lowrance and Fish Florida. Largest Annual Sponsors are Freedom Boat Club, ICOM, CCA Florida STAR, Bob’s Machine Shop, AFTCO, Costa, Smith Optics, Frogg Toggs, Hubbards Marina, Star Brite and Future Angler Foundation. Local sponsors are Breezy Palms, Seaside Glass Works, Jeanne Towne of Fidelity Real Estate and the Monroe County Tourist Development Council. Class-specific contributors are listed on the website.

Online early registration rate is $125 per person. Regular entry is $145. VIP registration of $180 offers reserved seating, goody bag, a gift, future rebates and savings on souvenirs. Registration fee includes instruction, the use of equipment, a welcome reception, lunch, Saturday party and $20 in gifts and door prizes. Advance reservations are recommended. Accommodations are available at Breezy Palms Resort.

Other 2021 LLGF events, with optional fishing, include:

April 23-25 South Florida Offshore Seminar

May 15-16 Gulf Coast Inshore Seminar

June 11-13 Keys Fishing Learning on the Water  Inshore and Offshore

Oct. 15-17 Keys Saltwater Weekend Seminar Inshore and Offshore

Oct. 15-16 Central Florida Bass Seminar and Tournament

Nov. 20-21 St. Augustine Surf Fishing Academy

Virtual Meetings and Bimini Bahamas trip – check website.            

Contact: LLGF, phone 954-475-9068, email:, website:, Facebook:  

About “Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing!”

About “Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing!”

The Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing Foundation (LLGF) is a nonprofit 501C3 organization dedicated to attracting women and families to fishing while encouraging conservation and responsible angling. Known as the “No-Yelling School of Fishing,” LLGF conducts weekend, immersion-based educational programs in multiple regions of Florida with classroom presentations, hands-on practice, networking and an option to fish from boats or land, depending on the venue. No equipment or experience is necessary. The organization also offers fishing experiences, virtual meetings and international trips.

Founded in 1997 by Betty Bauman of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, LLGF has over 9,000 graduates from around the country, representing the largest organization of its kind. The effort is supported by sponsors and donors. Both Bauman and the University series are known nationally in the fishing and marine industries. The organization has earned rave reviews from media including Inside Edition, The Early Show, NBC Nightly News, CBS, Good Morning America, Outdoor Life Network, USA Today, the Wall Street Journal, Southern Living and more. More details are on

Brief Release or Calendar information:  “Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing!’ Florida Keys University, Oct. 15-17, 2021

The “Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing!” Keys saltwater fishing university will be held Oct. 15-17 at the Tavernier Elks Club, 92600 Overseas Hwy, Tavernier, FL 33070, MM 92 Bayside. Registration starting at $125, available online, includes two networking receptions, classes, hands-on skill practice, door prizes and gifts. Men and teens welcome. No equipment or experience is required. Optional fishing charters are on Friday and Sunday out of Islamorada, with prizes awarded for the LLGF Fishing Fever tournament to people fishing both days. Advance reservations are recommended. Contact: phone (954) 475-9068; email; website

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Photo Captions, ladies ID left to right:


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  1. Sea Horse/Capt. Rick Rodriguez: Jan Morris First Place Offshore (23.26 lb. wahoo), Rotunda West, FL; Holly Smith, Key Largo, FL; Lisette Leiter, Miami, FL; Jenny Nopp, Islamorada, FL and Diane McMahon, Ft. Lauderdale, FL.
  2. Blue Chip Too Capt. Skip Bradeen: Cindy Campbell, St. Augustine, FL; Julie Duncan, Pinecrest, FL; Lori Limberg, Odell, FL; Noelle Goulart (2nd place Offshore) and daughter Anabelle Goulart (Top Junior Angler), Belle Isle, FL and Janet Steiner, St. Augustine, FL.
  3. Ankle Deep Charters Capt. Jeremy Mathis: Mona Wareing, St. Augustine, FL; Anabelle and mother Noelle Goulart (1st Place Inshore) Belle Isle, FL.
  4. Scales 2 Tales Capt. Chris Hanson: Anita Laico, (2nd Place Inshore) Singer Island, FL: Kristin Hudson, Mary Jane Provencher, Cape Coral, FL and Roy Hudson (rear). Hudsons are from Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  5. Dog House Capt. Jesse Cromer: Robin Krueger, Parkland, FL; Kristen Hudson, Ft. Lauderdale, FL; Pam Ford, Weston, FL and Kimberly Lechleitner, Port Richey, FL.
  6. Ankle Deep Charters Capt. Jeremy Mathis: Noelle Goulart (1st place Inshore 30.5 inch snook) Belle Isle, FL.
  7. Sea Horse/Capt. Rick Rodriguez: Jan Morris First Place Offshore (23.36 lb. wahoo), Rotunda West, FL  
  8. LLGF Class grads 2020

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