Release: LLGF Gulf Coast Saltwater Fishing University March 23-25, 2018

Release: LLGF Gulf Coast Saltwater Fishing University March 23-25, 2018

Women to Tackle Fishing at Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing Gulf Coast University, March 23-25, 2018

The popular “Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing!” University returns to the Gulf Coast March 23-25, 2018 for their saltwater fishing seminar weekend at Bass Pro Shops Fort Myers. Hosted by the nonprofit Ladies Let’s Go Fishing Foundation, the event offers classroom instruction, hands-on fishing activities, conservation, networking and optional guided boat fishing.

            Perfect for women, men and teens who want to learn local fishing, this “No-Yelling School of Fishing” begins with informal networking on Friday evening. On Saturday from 10 am to 4:30 pm are speakers on conservation, inshore/backcountry and kayak fishing, equipment usage and more, followed by a hands-on fishing skill practice for releasing, dehooking/conservation, knot tying, lure usage, fly, spin and net casting, fish fighting techniques and more. Speakers include Capt. Jon Fetter and Craig Timbes, with more local guides at the skill stations.

            On Sunday, participants can opt to fish from flats charters, a group boat or from kayaks with guides and tackle provided, followed by fish filleting.

            Bass Pro Shops is located at Gulf Coast Town Center, 10040 Gulf Center Dr, Fort Myers, FL 33913.

            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, Ranger Boats, Magic Tilt trailers and Fish Florida. Annual sponsors are Freedom Boat Club, Coastal Conservation Association, Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation, Treasure Cay Beach, Marina & Golf Resort, Sunrise Resort & Marina, AFTCO/Guy Harvey, Future Angler Foundation and Power-Pole.

            Registration of $79 Early Entry, $89 Regular includes instruction, use of equipment, hands-on training, fundraisers, gifts worth $20, Bass Pro Shops discount and door prizes. No equipment or experience is necessary. Sunday fishing is additional. Registration and information is on www.ladiesletsgofishing.com

            Other LLGF events include:

Feb. 10 Gulf Coast/Fort Myers Freshwater Seminar

March 23-25 Gulf Coast/Fort Myers Saltwater Weekend Seminar

April 27-29 South Florida Saltwater Weekend Seminar

May 12 Juno Beach Surf Fishing Seminar

June 22-23 Keys Fishing Adventure Learning on the Water

Oct.19-21 Keys Saltwater Weekend Seminar

International Adventures:

Cuba Excursions

            Contact: Phone: (954) 475-9068; info@ladiesletsgofishing.com; www.ladiesletsgofishing.com, 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 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 WINK News, Inside Edition, The Early Show, NBC Nightly News, Good Morning America, Outdoor Life Network, USA Today, the Wall Street Journal, Southern Living and more. 

 

Brief release:  “Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing!” Gulf Coast University, March 23-25, 2018

 

The nonprofit Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing Foundation will host their Gulf Coast Saltwater Fishing University March 23-25, 2018 at Bass Pro Shops Fort Myers, Gulf Coast Town Center, 10040 Gulf Center Dr, Fort Myers, FL 33913. Women, men and teens can learn and practice fishing at several hands-on skill stations on Saturday, then have an option to fish inshore from charter boats and kayaks on Sunday. Informal networking is offered on Friday evening. Registration of $79 Early Entry, $89 Regular includes classes, hands on practice, gifts worth $20 and more. Guided fishing on Sunday is additional. No equipment or experience is necessary.

 

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

 

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