Women Learn Fishing at Progressive® Insurance Tampa Boat Show™ Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing! Learn to Fish on Oct. 26

Women Learn Fishing at Progressive® Insurance Tampa Boat Show™ Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing! Learn to Fish on Oct. 26

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Women Learn Fishing at Progressive® Insurance Tampa Boat Show™ Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing! Learn to Fish on Oct. 26

The Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing Learn to Fish event at the Progressive® Insurance Tampa Boat Show™ on Oct. 26 offered instruction on inshore fishing, hands-on skill practice with guides and more. Optional fishing for the “No Yelling School of Fishing” was available for Oct. 27.

Held at the Tampa Convention Center on Oct. 26 from noon to 6 p.m., the clinic was preceded by a Freedom Boat Club cruise.

Speakers and instructors for the “No Yelling School of Fishing.” were Betty Bauman, Founder of Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing, Captains Leiza Fitzgerald, Pam Wirth, Alice Trautman, Stacy Horak and Stewart Ames.

Registration included show admission, inshore/bay fishing instruction, hands-on practice for knot-tying & casting skills practice, Freedom Boat Club networking event, swag bucket plus a voucher for a Freedom Boat Club Sunset Boat Cruise for up to 6 people.

On the optional Sunday charter fishing trip, ladies fishing with Capt. Stewart Ames, Gone Fishing Charters released fifteen redfish from 12 to 32 inches, five snook ranging from 20 to 25 inches and a jack crevalle fishing with live and cut bait.

Ladies fishing with Capt. Rick Gross, Fishy Business charters released seven of twelve spanish mackerel from 12 to 18 inches and released twenty snook from 22 to 32 inches and six speckled trout from 12 to 18 inches. They practiced casting and knot tying.

“We thank the boat show for their attention to women, who represent 45% of all new anglers and offer tremendous potential for fishing industry growth,” commented Betty Bauman.

The final 2019 LLGF event is Nov. 23 for a surf fishing clinic in St. Augustine, FL.

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, Scout Boats, Seven Seas Yacht Sales, Penn, Power-Pole and Fish Florida. Largest Annual Sponsors are Freedom Boat Club, Sunrise Resort & Marina, Future Angler Foundation, CCA Florida STAR, Taco Marine, Hubbard’s Marina, Seaguar and Big Rock Sports Foundation. Local sponsors were Freedom Boat Club and MirrOlure.

For information contact: “Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing!” at 954-475-9068; email: [email protected], 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 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 effort is underwritten by sponsors. The organization also offers fishing experiences and international trips.

Founded in 1997 by Betty Bauman of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, LLGF has over 8,000 graduates from around the country, representing the largest organization of its kind. 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 at https://www.ladiesletsgofishing.com.

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Women Learn Fishing at Progressive® Insurance Tampa Boat Show™ Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing! Learn to Fish Oct. 26

The Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing Learn to Fish event at the Progressive® Insurance Tampa Boat Show™ on Oct. 26 offered instruction on inshore fishing, hands-on skill practice with guides and more. Optional fishing for the “No Yelling School of Fishing” was available for Oct. 27.

Speakers and instructors for the “No Yelling School of Fishing.” were Betty Bauman, Founder of Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing, Captains Leiza Fitzgerald, Pam Wirth, Alice Trautman, Stacy Horak and Stewart Ames. Held at the Tampa Convention Center from noon to 6 p.m., the clinic was preceded by a Freedom Boat Club cruise.

Registration included show admission, inshore/bay fishing instruction, hands-on practice for knot-tying & casting skills practice, Freedom Boat Club networking event, swag bag, a Freedom Boat Club cruise plus a voucher for a future Freedom Boat Club Sunset Boat Cruise for up to 6 people.

On the optional Sunday charter fishing trip, ladies caught or released snook, redfish, trout Spanish mackerel and more.

For information contact: “Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing!” at 954-475-9068; email: [email protected], website: www.ladiesletsgofishing.com, Facebook: www.facebook.com/ladiesletsgofishing

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Annette Krey snook with Capt. Rick Gross Fishy Business Charters: Annette Krey, Ruskin, FL with her snook released with Capt. Rick Gross Fishy Business Charters at Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing Tampa event.

Ladies learn casting with Penn Reels at Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing Tampa event.

LLGF Tampa Class 19 at Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing Tampa event.

LLGF Tampa speakers Pam Wirth Capt. Leiza Fitzgerald Betty Bauman at Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing Tampa event.

Marie Palis redfish w Capt. Stewart Ames Gone Fishing Charters: Marie Palis, Clearwater, FL redfish w Capt. Stewart Ames, Gone Fishing Charters at Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing Tampa event.

Marie Palis, Nancy Sloan, Noelle Goulart w Capt. Stewart Ames Gone Fishing Charters: Marie Palis, Clearwater, FL; Nancy Sloan, Palm Harbor, FL; Noelle Goulart, Belle Isle, FL snook with Capt. Stewart Ames, Gone Fishing Charters at Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing Tampa event.

Nancy Sloan redfish w Capt. Stewart Ames Gone Fishing Charters: Nancy Sloan, Palm Harbor, FL and her redfish released with Capt. Stewart Ames, Gone Fishing Charters at Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing Tampa event.

Noelle Goulart redfish w Capt. Stewart Ames Gone Fishing Charters: Noelle Goulart, Bell Isle, FL and her redfish released with Capt. Stewart Ames, Gone Fishing Charters at Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing Tampa event.

Susie Dabrowski Susan Bachman Annette Krey snook with Capt. Rick Gross Fishy Business Charters: Susie Dabrowski, Indiatlantic, FL; Susan Bachman, Treasure Island, FL and Annette Krey, Ruskin, FL with snook released with Capt. Rick Gross Fishy Business Charters at Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing Tampa event.