Mothers, daughters, and families interested in learning to fish are invited to get away for a weekend of fishing and fun. This year’s Treasure Coast award-winning “Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing!”® University will be held at the Stuart Corinthian Yacht Club, Stuart, FL on May 29-31. The weekend conservation-minded university offers classroom presentations, networking, hands-on skill practice and an optional charter fishing trip.
Activities launch Friday evening with a networking social and appetizer contest. Saturday morning presentations include: Offshore, Inshore and Bottom Fishing, plus Fishing Basics. Hands-on skill practice follows lunch, for releasing, knot tying, dehooking, bait rigging, spin casting, gaffing grapefruits, cast netting, trailer backing, boat handling, reel maintenance and more.
On Sunday is an optional fishing trip with choices of bay/river, offshore or group boat, followed by a fillet demonstration.
New for 2015 is the Ladies Choice option to bring a male guest or invite teens to include the whole family.
Featured on national network television and more, the series is supported by major partners including the Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation, National Marine Manufacturers Association, Discover Boating, Miami International Boat Show, Recreational Fishing and Boating Foundation, Mercury, Ranger Boats, Magic Tilt trailers, Humminbird, Minn Kota and Fish Florida. Annual sponsors are Freedom Boat Club, Treasure Cay Beach, Marina & Golf Resort, Old Bahama Bay, Sunrise Resort & Marina, Valentine’s Resort & Marina, Penn, AFTCO/Guy Harvey, Future Angler Foundation, Harbor Financial Services, Wear Video Badge and All Rite Grading.
The Stuart Corinthian Yacht Club is located at 4725 SE Capstan Ave., Stuart, FL 34997. Overnight lodging is available at less than a mile away at Pirates Cove Resort & Marina, 4307 SE Bayview St., Stuart, Florida 34997, www.piratescoveresort.com. Participants are encouraged to book their overnight rooms as early as possible.
The 2015 schedule includes Gulf Coast/Fort Myers March 14-15, Ft. Lauderdale April 17-19, Treasure Coast/Stuart May 29-31 and Keys Nov. 13-15. International events are being planned, with the first event in Bimini, Bahamas Sept. 11-13. Contact: LLGF, phone 954-475-9068, fax 954-474-7299, email: firstname.lastname@example.org, website: www.ladiesletsgofishing.com, Facebook: www.facebook.com/ladiesletsgofishing
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Contact: (954) 475-9068; email email@example.com; website www.ladiesletsgofishing.com; Facebook www.facebook.com/ladiesletsgofishing.
Women can learn, practice and go fishing at this all encompassing fishing educational event in Stuart, FL. Ladies are welcome to bring men and teens.