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Women To Snag Fishing Skills And Go Fishing At Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing In 2024

Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing provides opportunities for female anglers to learn and experience fishing on the water at several locations in Florida. The 2024 schedule includes a mix of freshwater and saltwater events for inshore and offshore fishing. 

For over 27 years and 9,000 graduates, the popular gals getaway has offered unique experiences for women to network, practice skills hands-on and go fishing. Women travel from all over the country for this opportunity. 

Betty Bauman, Founder of Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing commented, “With women now accounting for 36 percent of our nation’s anglers and 51 percent of the US population, there’s room for more. 19.8 million women went fishing in 2022, representing an incredible contribution to the fishing industry, considering the others they bring into fishing. We are doing our part to increase these numbers and help women feel welcome to the sport.”

The 2024 schedule, all with the fishing experience includes:

Feb. 3 Miami Offshore Fishing 

March 2 Freshwater Bass Seminar South Florida Dania Beach, FL 

March 23-24 South Gulf Coast Saltwater Weekend Inshore Seminar Fort Myers, FL 

April 19-21 Florida Saltwater Weekend Seminar Fort Lauderdale, FL

May 17-19 Keys Fishing Learning on the Water Islamorada, FL

Sept. 20-21 Guy Harvey Outpost Bass Seminar & Tournament Camp Mack, Lake Wales, FL

Oct. 18-20 Keys Saltwater Weekend Seminar and fishing Islamorada, FL 

Nov. 23-24 St. Augustine Surf Fishing Academy Guy Harvey Resort

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, CCA Florida STAR, Bob’s Machine Shop, AFTCO, Costa, Smith Optics, Frogg Toggs, Hubbards Marina, Star Brite, Future Angler Foundation and Big Rock Sports Conservation Foundation. Keys sponsors were Plantation Boat Mart and Marina Platinum sponsor, Island Arms & Indoor Range, Fidelity Real Estate Group, Seaside Glass Works and the Monroe County Tourist Development Council. 2024 supporters and other contributors will be listed on the website once confirmed. 

Contact: phone: (954) 475-9068; info@ladiesletsgofishing.comwww.ladiesletsgofishing.com and www.facebook.com/ladiesletsgofishing.    

About “Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing!”

The Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing Foundation (LLGF) is a national charitable 501C3 organization dedicated to attracting women and families to fishing while encouraging conservation and responsible angling. LLGF promotes networking among women anglers and emphasizes mentorships. Founded in 1997 by Betty Bauman, of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, LLGF has over 9,000 graduates and is the largest organization in the world whose objective is to introduce women to fishing. Both Bauman and the University series – often dubbed “The No-Yelling School of Fishing” – are known nationally in the sport fishing and marine industries. The organization has earned rave reviews from national media including “Inside Edition,” CBS’ “The Early Show,” NBC’s “Nightly News,” “Good Morning America,” “Outdoor Life Network,” USA Today, the Wall Street Journal, Southern Living and more.

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