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Learn How To Fish at Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing! Clearwater, FL Seminar May 20-21, 2017

by: Betty Bauman,

Photo by courtesy Ladies Let's Go Fishing
Photo by courtesy Ladies Let's Go Fishing
(Apr 27, 2017 - Clearwater, FL)

Women, men and teens are invited to tackle fishing skills at the Clearwater/Tampa Bay  "Ladies, Let's Go Fishing!" University, May 20-21 at MarineMax, 18025 US Hwy 19 N, Clearwater, FL 33764. Hosted by the nonprofit organization, the weekend conservation-minded university offers classroom presentations by Betty Bauman/Fishing Basics/Conservation and Capt. Stewart Ames/Tampa Bay Fishing Techniques, followed by hands-on skill practice and an optional charter fishing trip on Sunday.

Hands on skill practice may include releasing, knot tying, dehooking, lures and more. On Sunday is an optional charter fishing trip.  
Ladies have the option to register a male guest and/or teens to include the whole family. Eight thousand women have graduated.    

Featured on national network television and more, the series is supported by major partners including ACR Electronics, Recreational Fishing and Boating Foundation, Mercury, Ranger Boats, Magic Tilt trailers, Penn, and Fish Florida. Annual sponsors are Humminbird, Minn Kota, Freedom Boat Club, Coastal Conservation Association, Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation, Savage Gear/Okuma, Treasure Cay Beach, Marina & Golf Resort, Sunrise Resort & Marina, AFTCO/Guy Harvey, Future Angler Foundation, Seaguar and Power-Pole. Local sponsor is MarineMax, headquartered in Clearwater, FL with 62 locations in the U.S. and vacations in the British Virgin Islands.

Registration includes instruction, use of equipment and hands-on training. Fishing is additional. No equipment or experience is necessary. Information on the host facility, MarineMax, is at .

The LLGF schedule includes:
May 20-21 Clearwater FL Inshore/Bay Seminar weekend
June 17-18 Keys Fishing Adventure Islamorada, Anyone Can Win Tournament
July 29-30 Homosassa Scalloping
Sept. 9-10 Northeast Florida Seminar weekend St. Augustine
Oct. 20-22 Keys Seminar Weekend/Islamorada
Nov. 17-19 Everglades/Chokoloskee Adventure
International Adventures:
May 16-21 Havana Cuba Fishing/Snorkeling
Contact: LLGF, phone 954-475-9068, fax 954-474-7299, email:, website:

Photo by courtesy Ladies Let's Go Fishing