Miami Offshore Fishing Feb. 5, Freshwater Fishing March 4, 2023
The popular “Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing!” University will kick off 2023 with two events for women and families to learn fishing. New for 2023 is Miami Offshore Fishing on Sunday February 5 aboard the Reward with Capt. Wayne Conn out of Miami Beach Marina. Participants will learn fishing skills on the boat and target sailfish, tuna and bottom fish for an afternoon half day trip. Registration is $30 and charter fishing is $85. Class is limited to 25 and deadline to register is Jan. 15, 2023.
On Saturday, March 4 LLGF will conduct a freshwater fishing seminar with guided fishing at Bass Pro Shops, Dania Beach, FL from 9 am to 3 pm. The educational event offers classroom instruction, conservation, hands-on fishing activities and a guided fishing experience for bass and other species as well as gifts. Featured speaker Capt. Brian Leibowitz will cover 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, with rods, reels, bait and fishing tackle supplied. Registration is limited to 25. 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 and Wildlife Foundation of Florida and Fish Florida. Largest Annual Sponsors are Freedom Boat Club, ICOM America, CCA Florida STAR, Bob’s Machine Shop, AFTCO, Costa, Smith Optics, Frogg Toggs, Hubbards Marina, Star Brite, Future Angler Foundation and Preferred Marine Sales Group, Inc. Top donors are Yeti, Fishing Headquarters, Engel, AO Coolers, Lady Pamela, Big Rock Sports Conservation Foundation, Egret Baits/Vudu, Canoe Outpost, Flying Fisherman, Pelagic Gear, Flanigans, Guy Harvey, TTI Blakemore, Sandbar Tackle, Danco, FishBites and Brella.
Participants must register in advance for all events online at www.ladiesletsgofishing.com.
2023 LLGF events, with optional or included fishing are:
Feb. 5 Miami Sailfishing/Tuna/Bottom Fishing
March 4 Freshwater Bass Seminar South Florida Dania Beach, FL
March 18-19, or Sept/Nov. TBD South Gulf Coast Saltwater Weekend Inshore Seminar Fort Myers, FL
April 14-16, 2023 Florida Saltwater Weekend Seminar Fort Lauderdale, FL
May 19-21, 2023 Keys Fishing, Screamin’ Reels Tournament / Learning on the Water Islamorada, FL
Sept. 22-23, 2023 Guy Harvey Outpost Bass Seminar & Tournament Camp Mack, Lake Wales, FL
Oct. 13-15 Keys Saltwater Weekend Seminar and fishing Islamorada, FL
Nov. 17-19 St. Augustine Surf Fishing Academy
Virtual meetings with education TBA
Sept. or Nov. Tampa Area Bottom Fishing
Additional: Several Virtual Meetings and more events in the works.