The popular “Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing!” University will conduct a freshwater fishing seminar with guided fishing on Saturday, Feb. 26 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 for bass and other species as well as 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 rod rigging, spin casting, releasing, fish fighting techniques and more. After lunch 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 are provided. Attendance is limited to 20 people to enable social distancing guidelines. Bass Pro Shops is located at 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, Fish & Wildlife Foundation of Florida 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 and gifts worth $30. No equipment or experience is necessary. Participants must register in advance. Online registration and information is on www.ladiesletsgofishing.com.
2022 LLGF events, with optional or included fishing are:
Feb. 26 Freshwater Bass Seminar South Florida Dania Beach, FL
March 26-27 South Gulf Coast Saltwater Weekend Inshore Seminar Fort Myers, FL
May 6-8 Florida Saltwater Weekend Seminar Fort Lauderdale, FL
June 24-26 Keys Fishing Learning on the Water and Screamin’ Reels tourney Islamorada, FL
Oct. 7-9 Keys Saltwater Weekend Seminar, fishing and Fishing Fever tourney Islamorada, FL
Oct. TBA Guy Harvey Outpost Bass Seminar & Tournament Camp Mack, Lake Wales, FL
Nov. 19-20 St. Augustine Surf Fishing Academy
Additional: Several Virtual Meetings and more events in the works.