“Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing!” Weekend Offers Angling Education and Fishing in St. Augustine Sept. 8-10, 2017

“Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing!” Weekend Offers Angling Education and Fishing in St. Augustine Sept. 8-10, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact Betty Bauman    info@ladiesletsgofishing.com

954-475-9068

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“Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing!” Weekend Offers Angling Education and Fishing in St. Augustine Sept. 8-10, 2017

Women and men are invited to tackle fishing skills at the Northeast Florida “Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing!” University Sept. 8-10 at the prestigious Northeast Florida Marlin Association private club house. Hosted by the nonprofit Ladies Let’s Go Fishing Foundation, the program offers classroom presentations, hands-on skill practice, a networking event, door prizes valued at $300, $20 in gifts and optional charter fishing on Sunday.

The weekend begins with a reception, appetizer contest and fundraiser on Friday from 5:30 – 7:30 pm.  

Educational activities launch on Saturday at 9:30 am with classes on inshore and offshore fishing, followed by hands-on skill practice for knot tying, releasing, dehooking, conservation, lure rigging, spin casting, fly casting, gaffing grapefruits, cast netting, trailer backing and more until 6pm. Speakers are accomplished Capt. Rick Ryals and Joel Cunningham. Other guides will be available for the hands-on skill practice portion.

On Sunday is an optional inshore or offshore charter fishing trip for sailfish, mahi mahi, mackerel, tuna, wahoo, snapper, amberjack, redfish, trout, snook and more.

While the focus is on women, ladies have the option to register a male guest and/or teens to include the whole family. Eight thousand women have graduated.         Betty Bauman, Founder comments, “The Northeast Florida Marlin Club is showing its support for the community and offers an incredible opportunity to learn fishing at the ‘No-Yelling’ School of Fishing.”

Featured on national network television and more, the series is supported by major partners including ACR Electronics, Recreational Fishing and Boating Foundation, Mercury, Ranger Boats, Humminbird, Minn Kota, Magic Tilt trailers, Penn, Fish Florida and Power-Pole. Annual sponsors are Freedom Boat Club, Coastal Conservation Association, Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation, Savage Gear/Okuma, Treasure Cay Beach, Marina & Golf Resort, Sunrise Resort & Marina, AFTCO/Guy Harvey, Future Angler Foundation and Seaguar. 

Registration of $59 Early Entry and $69 Regular Rate includes instruction, use of equipment, hands-on training, reception and fundraisers. Other discounts for women with teens are on the website. Charter fishing is additional. No equipment or experience is necessary. The Northeast Florida Marlin Association on Camachee Cove is at 3030 Harbor Dr, St Augustine, FL 32084 (Vilano Beach).

            The LLGF schedule includes:

  • Sept. 8-10 Northeast Florida Seminar weekend St. Augustine
  • Oct. 20-22 Keys Seminar Weekend/Islamorada
  • Dec. TBA Everglades/Chokoloskee Adventure

International Adventures/Cuba:

  • Sept. 14-18 Havana-Varadero
  • Oct 12-16 Havana-Santiago
  • Oct. 19-23 Havana-Vinales
  • Nov. 9-13 All Santiago
  • Nov. 30-Dec. 4 Havana-Varadero

            Contact: LLGF, phone 954-475-9068, fax 954-474-7299, email: fish@ladiesletsgofishing.com, website: www.ladiesletsgofishing.com, Facebook: www.facebook.com/ladiesletsgofishing  

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Brief release or calendar information:

“Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing!” Weekend Offers Angling Education and Fishing in St.  Augustine Sept. 8-10

The Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing nonprofit Foundation will host the Northeast Florida Fishing University Sept. 8-10 at the Northeast Florida Marlin Association, 3030 Harbor Dr, St Augustine, FL 32084. Registration, available online, includes a networking reception, classes, hands-on skill practice, door prizes and gifts. On Sunday is optional charter fishing. Men and teens welcome. No equipment or experience is required.

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

 

 

 

About “Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing!”

The Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing Foundation (LLGF) is a national nonprofit 501C3 organization dedicated to attracting women and families to fishing while encouraging conservation and responsible angling. LLGF promotes networking among and emphasizes mentorships. Founded in 1997 by Betty Bauman, of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, LLGF has over 8,000 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. 

 

Summary

Women and their families can learn, practice and go inshore or offshore charter fishing at this non-intimidating weekend of fishing fun.

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