The popular “Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing!” University will conduct a freshwater fishing seminar with guided fishing on Saturday, Feb. 8 at the International Game Fish Association (IGFA) and Bass Pro Shops, Dania Beach, FL from 10:00 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 25 people. IGFA is located at 300 Gulf Stream Way, Dania Beach, FL 33004. Fishing will be held behind Bass Pro Shops, 200 Gulf Stream Way, Dania Beach, FL 33004.
Registration of $65 Early Entry, $79 Regular Entry includes instruction, use of equipment, hands-on training, guided fishing from land, bait, networking, gifts worth $40 and door prizes. No equipment or experience is necessary. Participants must register in advance. Online registration and information is on www.ladiesletsgofishing.com.
2020 LLGF event plans include:
Jan. 18 Shrimping/Bully Netting Keys
Feb. 8 Freshwater seminar South Florida
Feb. 27 Fish Cooking Class South Florida
March 21-22 Gulf Coast Saltwater Weekend Seminar
April 24-26 South Florida Saltwater Weekend Seminar
June 5-7 Keys Fishing Learning on the Water
Sept. 12-13 Tampa Inshore Seminar
Oct. 23-25 Keys Saltwater Weekend Seminar
Nov. 21 St. Augustine Surf Fishing Seminar