Forestville, WI: The popular “Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing!” University returns to the Gulf Coast March 23-24, 2019 for their saltwater fishing seminar weekend at Bass Pro Shops Fort Myers. Hosted by the nonprofit Ladies Let’s Go Fishing Foundation, the event offers classroom instruction, hands-on fishing activities, conservation, networking and optional guided boat fishing.
Perfect for women, men and teens who want to learn local fishing, this “No-Yelling School of Fishing” begins on the morning of Saturday, March 23. From 10 am to 4:30 pm are speakers on conservation, inshore/backcountry and kayak fishing, equipment usage and more, followed by a hands-on fishing skill practice for releasing, dehooking/conservation, knot tying, lure usage, fly, spin and net casting, fish fighting techniques and more. Speakers include Capt. Jon Fetter and Craig Timbes, with more local guides at the skill stations.
On Sunday, participants can opt to fish from flats charters, a group boat or from kayaks with guides and tackle provided, followed by fish filleting. Bass Pro Shops is located at Gulf Coast Town Center, 10040 Gulf Center Dr, Fort Myers, FL 33913.
Featured on national network television and more, the series is supported by major partners including the Future Angler Foundation.
Registration of $79 Early Entry, $89 Regular includes instruction, use of equipment, hands-on training, fundraisers, gifts worth $20, Bass Pro Shops discount and door prizes. No equipment or experience is necessary. Sunday fishing is additional. Registration and information is on www.ladiesletsgofishing.com.