The popular “Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing!” University will conduct a freshwater fishing seminar with guided fishing on Saturday, Feb. 20 at Bass Pro Shops, Dania Beach, FL from 9 am to 3 pm. Hosted by the nonprofit Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing Foundation, the educational event offers classroom instruction, conservation, hands-on fishing activities, networking, a guided fishing experience from land and gifts. The featured speaker is Capt. Brian Leibowitz.
Perfect for women, men and teens who want to learn techniques for targeting Peacock Bass and other freshwater species, the program offers 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. After the lunch break will be an all-release fishing experience from the shore of a private lake known for its elusive peacock bass, as well as networking.
Equipment and bait is provided. Attendance is limited to 20 people to enable social distancing guidelines. Location is Bass Pro Shops, 200 Gulf Stream Way, Dania Beach, FL 33004.
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, Shearwater Boats, Power-Pole, Penn, TACO Metals, Lowrance and Fish Florida. Largest Annual Sponsors are Freedom Boat Club, ICOM, CCA Florida STAR, Bob’s Machine Shop, AFTCO, Costa, Smith Optics, Frogg Toggs, Hubbards Marina, Star Brite and Future Angler Foundation.
Registration of $79 Regular Entry, $89 regular entry includes instruction, use of equipment, hands-on training, guided fishing from land, bait, networking, gifts worth $30 and door prizes. No equipment or experience is necessary. Participants must register in advance. Online registration and information is on www.ladiesletsgofishing.com.
2021 LLGF event plans, based on facility confirmations include:
Feb. 20 Freshwater seminar South Florida
March 27-28 Gulf Coast Saltwater Weekend Seminar
April 23-25 South Florida Saltwater Weekend Seminar
June 11-13 Keys Fishing Learning on the Water
Oct. 15-17 Keys Saltwater Weekend Seminar
Nov. 20-21 St. Augustine Surf Fishing Academy
Addl: Several Virtual Meetings