"Ladies, Let’s Go FISHING!"® Seminar Returns to Ft. Lauderdale May 1-3

"Ladies, Let’s Go FISHING!"Seminar, Ft. Lauderdale May 1-3. Saltwater fishing seminar for women at the Ramada Inn Airport. Regular registration is $125 ($145 the week of event & walk-ins) and includes networking reception and silent auction, classes at beginner/advanced levels, lunch, hands-on skill stations and more. Contact: phone: (954) 475-9068; email: info@ladiesletsgofishing.com.

Fort Lauderdale, FL, April 23, 2009 --(PR.com)-- For absolute beginners as well as women who already fish, there will be plenty for women to learn at the "Ladies, Let's Go Fishing!" Ft. Lauderdale saltwater fishing seminar at Ramada Inn Airport and Marina Bay Docks on May 1-3, 2009. The classes and events will be held at the Ramada Inn, with Saturday outdoor skill practice at the Marina Bay docks and Sunday fishing departing from the Radisson Bahia Mar. Hosted by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) and presented by Mercury Outboards, the weekend event emphasizes conservation and features classroom sessions, hands-on skill practice and an optional angling adventure.

Activities launch with a special, mind-setting experience on Friday at 5:15 pm at the Ramada Inn Airport, 2275 W. State Road 84, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33312. Hypnotherapist John Tur of www.HypnosisGroup247.com will set the stage with a session on stress relief and building self confidence. The welcome reception follows from 6:00-8:00pm. On Saturday, classroom presentations begin at 8 am, with beginner and advanced sessions on topics including Fishing Basics/Capt. Lee Lavery, Conservation/Rich Abrams/FWC, Offshore and Bottom/Capt. Tony Digiulian, Inshore/Capt. Ky Smith and Fly Fishing with Capt. Jim Anson. After lunch, participants practice hands-on techniques such as releasing, knot tying and bait rigging. At the Marina Bay docks and surrounding area, they will spin cast, gaff grapefruits, back a truck and trailer, practice boat handling and more until 4:30pm.

On Sunday, the ladies board boats at approximately 7am at the Radisson Bahia Mar docks for a half day fishing trip. The boats return for a fillet demonstration.

Featured on national network television and more, the series is held in conjunction with the FWC through the Sport Fish Restoration Program, with major partners such as Mercury Outboards, Ranger, BoatU.S. ANGLER Insurance, Gulfstream Int’l Airlines, Shimano, Minn Kota, Humminbird and Magic Tilt Trailers. There will be opportunities for local businesses and area anglers to take an active role in the seminar.

Regular registration is $125 up to a week before the event and $145 for walk-ins and the week of the event. Registration includes instruction, use of equipment, hands-on training, networking reception and silent auction, meals, goody bags and more. The Sunday Fishing Adventure, with tackle and bait provided, is additional.

The 2009 schedule includes additional workshops: June 26-28, Stuart and November 13-15, Islamorada. Contact: phone: (954) 475-9068; email: info@ladiesletsgofishing.com; website: www.ladiesletsgofishing.com, MySpace: www.myspace.com/ladiesletsgofishing; Blog: http://ladiesletsgofishing.blogspot.com/.

Ladies, Let's Go Fishing
Betty Bauman