Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing Hosts the LLGF Screamin’ Reels Tournament May 17-19, 2024 Islamorada, FL

Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing Hosts the LLGF Screamin’ Reels Tournament May 17-19, 2024 Islamorada, FL

No Boat? No Problem! Inshore or Offshore!

Novice anglers are invited to fish the non-intimidating LLGF Screamin’ Reels tournament May 17-19, 2024 in Islamorada, FL for inshore and offshore species. Hosted by the nonprofit Ladies Let’s Go Fishing Foundation, the tournament kicks off on Friday with a presentation on fishing rules and conservation, plus a meet and greet from 6:30-8 pm at The Tavernier Elks Club.

            Friendly fishing competition ensues Saturday and Sunday on inshore and offshore charter boats or private boats, departing from Whale Harbor Marina, Islamorada, FL and other locations.

            $1,000 in individual angler prizes include Penn combos, art prints, shirts and more, presented on Sunday upon the return of boats at Whale Harbor. Awards include Top Offshore and Inshore Fish, Releases, Wild Card prizes and more.

            This tournament offers easy rules designed for novice anglers, where anglers learn skills as they fish. Those with no boat can secure charter boat slots, which fill quickly so early registration is encouraged. Registration is $95 early entry, $119 regular per adult angler, $55 for teens and includes about $20 in gifts. Optional charter boat slots are extra. Women may register their males and teens.  

LLGF offers a second keys event Oct.18-20 with full day fishing seminar, two days of fishing and casual prizes.

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, Fish and Wildlife Foundation of Florida 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, Future Angler Foundation and Big Rock Sports Conservation Foundation. Top donors are Yeti, Fishing Headquarters, Engel, AO Coolers, Big Rock Sports Conservation Foundation, Egret Baits/Vudu, Hobie Eyewear, Canoe Outpost, Flying Fisherman, Pelagic Gear, Flanigans, Guy Harvey, TTI Blakemore, The Fish Grip, Engel, Danco, Flambeau, Guy Harvey and Outpost Resorts, FishBites and Brella. Local sponsors are Fidelity Real Estate Group, Sunset Inn and the Monroe County Tourist Development Council. Other contributors are listed on the website.

            Registration of $89 Early Entry, $99 Regular and $55 each for mothers bringing teens includes instruction, use of equipment, hands-on training, fundraisers and gifts worth $20. No equipment or experience is necessary. Class size is limited. Sunday inshore fishing is additional. Registration and information is on www.ladiesletsgofishing.com

            Upcoming 2024 LLGF events, with optional or included fishing are:

March 23-24 South Gulf Coast Saltwater Weekend Inshore Seminar Fort Myers, FL

April 19-21, 2024 Florida Saltwater Weekend Seminar Fort Lauderdale, FL

May 17-19, 2024 Keys Fishing Learning on the Water Islamorada, FL

Sept. 20-21, 2024 Guy Harvey Outpost Bass Seminar & Tournament Camp Mack, Lake Wales, FL

Oct. 18-20 2024 Keys Saltwater Weekend Seminar and fishing Islamorada, FL

Nov. 23-24, 2024 St. Augustine Surf Fishing Academy Guy Harvey Resort

Additional: Virtual Meetings and more events in the works. Bimini Bahamas, Costa Rica and Azores.

The Tavernier Elks Club is located at 92600 Overseas Hwy, Tavernier, FL 33070, MM 92 Bayside.

            Contact: LLGF, phone 954-475-9068, email: fish@ladiesletsgofishing.com, website: www.ladiesletsgofishing.com, Facebook: www.facebook.com/ladiesletsgofishing  

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About “Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing!”

The Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing Foundation (LLGF) is a national charitable 501C3 organization dedicated to attracting women and families to fishing and encouraging conservation and responsible angling LLGF promotes networking among women anglers and emphasizes mentorships. Founded in 1997 by Betty Bauman, of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, LLGF has over 9,000 graduates and is the largest organization in the world whose objective is to introduce women and families to fishing. Both Bauman and the University series – dubbed “The No-Yelling School of Fishing” – 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. 

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Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing Hosts the LLGF Screamin’ Reels Tournament May 17-19, 2024 Islamorada, FL

No Boat? No Problem! Inshore or offshore!

Fish Islamorada, FL Keys offshore or inshore to win prizes at Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing Screamin’ Reels tournament, a non-intimidating, fun competition from charter boats or your own boat!

Friday: Kickoff with rules and fishing presentation from 6:30-8 pm at Tavernier Elks.

Saturday and Sunday: Fishing, with $1,000 in prize awards at Whale Harbor Marina on Sunday. No experience required.

Species are legal inshore and offshore fish. Registration starts at $95 per angler, $55/teens plus optional charter fishing.

Early registration is recommended as charter boat slots are limited. LLGF offers a second keys event Oct.18-20 with full day fishing seminar, two days of fishing and casual prizes.

Contact: (954) 475-9068; email info@ladiesletsgofishing.com; website www.ladiesletsgofishing.com; Facebook www.facebook.com/ladiesletsgofishing

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