Release: Anglers to Learn from Fishing Legends at Keys Oct. 21-23 at “Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing!” No-Yelling School

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Contact: Betty Bauman 954-475-9068 info@ladiesletsgofishing.com

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Anglers to Learn from Fishing Legends at Keys Oct. 21-23 at “Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing!” No-Yelling School

One-on-One Opportunities with the pros in Islamorada and Tavernier, FL plus fishing, rigging, conservation and more!

 

Betty with renowned fly fishing expert Stu Apte

Betty with renowned fly fishing expert Stu Apte

Betty with fishing stars Jim Anson accomplished fly fishing instructor and Gary Ellis, Redbone rods and tournament series

Betty with fishing stars Jim Anson accomplished fly fishing instructor and Gary Ellis, Redbone rods and tournament series

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            Aspiring anglers will learn skills from fishing champions at the award winning “Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing!®” Keys University, Oct. 21-23 in the Sport Fishing Capital of the World. Presenters for the nonprofit weekend conservation-minded university include fly fishing legend Stu Apte, offshore tournament ace Stephanie Osgood Choate, world class IGFA Hall of Famer Capt. Gary Ellis, accomplished female angler Capt. Lee Lavery and others. The program offers classroom presentations, networking events, hands-on skill practice, door prizes and optional charter fishing trips on Friday and Sunday. Classes will be held at the waterfront BPOE Elks Lodge in Tavernier FL and fishing is out of nearby Islamorada.

Activities launch Friday evening with a networking social and appetizer contest from 6:30 to 8:30 pm. Saturday morning indoor presentations begin at 10 am, including Offshore, Inshore and Bottom Fishing, plus Fishing Basics. 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 grapefruits, cast netting, trailer backing, boat handling, reel maintenance and more until 4:30 pm. A second party will be held afterwards at Seaside Glassworks.

On Friday and Sunday are optional inshore and offshore fishing trips out of Whale Harbor and Robbies, followed by a fillet demonstration.

Ladies may register a male guest or teen 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, Mercury, Ranger Boats, Magic Tilt trailers, Penn, Humminbird, Minn Kota and Fish Florida. Annual sponsors are Freedom Boat Club, Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation, Treasure Cay Beach, Marina & Golf Resort, Sunrise Resort & Marina, AFTCO/Guy Harvey, Future Angler Foundation, Seaguar, Harbor Financial Services, Wear Video Badge and All Rite Grading.

Remaining 2016 LLGF events include FL Keys/Tavernier/Islamorada Oct. 21-23, Costa Rica Nov. 11-16 and Chokoloskee/Everglades National Park Nov. 19-20.  Contact: LLGF, phone 954-475-9068, email: fish@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 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. Events include weekend programs at meeting facilities with hands-on and classroom education and a fishing experience as well as international adventures.

 

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.

 

Brief Release or Calendar information:  “Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing!’ Florida Keys University, Oct. 21-23.

 

“Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing!”® saltwater fishing university, Oct. 21-23 at BPOE Elks, MM 92 Bayside, Tavernier, FL. Presenters include fly fishing legend Stu Apte, champion offshore tournament angler Stephanie Osgood Choate, world class IGFA Hall of Famer Capt. Gary Ellis, accomplished female angler Capt. Lee Lavery and more. Registration includes