Lady anglers are invited to tackle fishing skills at the South Florida "Ladies, Let's Go Fishing!" University on April 12-14, 2013 and is offered specifically for women. The weekend conservation-minded university, held in conjunction with support from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), emphasizes hands-on skills with techniques such as releasing, knot tying, dehooking, bait rigging, spin casting, gaffing grapefruits, cast netting, trailer backing, boat handling and more. Registration starts at $99 for the first 20 to sign up, then $135 after. Registration includes instruction, use of equipment, hands-on training, networking reception and fundraisers, meals, goody bags and more. The Sunday Fishing Adventure, with tackle and bait provided, is additional. No equipment or experience is necessary. Membership is not required however there is a South Florida chapter available to continue the fishing fun.
The 2013 schedule also includes Treasure Coast/Stuart: May 10-12 and Keys/Islamorada: Nov. 15-17. Please call (954) 475-9068