Ladies from regions of Florida plus other states learned skills and released fish at the popular “Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing!” freshwater fishing seminar with guided fishing on Saturday, Feb. 20 at Bass Pro Shops Dania Beach, FL.
Hosted by the nonprofit Ladies, Let's Go Fishing Foundation, the educational event offered classroom instruction, conservation, hands-on fishing activities, networking, a guided fishing experience from land and gifts. The featured speaker was Capt. Brian Leibowitz, Florida Bay Fishing.
In two hours of fishing the ladies released 15 fish including peacock bass, largemouth bass and Mayan cichlids. The program offered rod and reel basics, lure usage, casting techniques, fish retrieval, fish release, strategy and conservation, followed by hands-on fishing skill practice for knot tying, spin casting, releasing, fish fighting techniques and more.
Current 2021 LLGF event plans, based on facility confirmations include:
May 15-16 Gulf Coast Inshore Saltwater Weekend Seminar
April 23-25 South Florida Saltwater OffshoreWeekend Seminar
June 11-13 Keys Fishing Learning on the Water Inshore and Offshore
Oct. 15-17 Keys Saltwater Weekend Seminar Inshore and offshore
Nov. 20-21 St. Augustine Surf Fishing Academy