Ladies Learn to Tackle Fishing Skills at "Ladies, Let's Go Fishing!" 9th Annual Florida Keys Seminar Sept. 19-21, 2008

"Ladies, Let's Go Fishing!" saltwater fishing seminar for women, Sept. 19-21, 2008 Islamorada, Florida. $160 registration includes networking party, beginner/advanced-level classes, lunch, hands-on skill stations, T-shirt, goody bag and more. Fri/Sat events held at Holiday Isle. Sunday fishing adventure out of Whale Harbor ranges from $55-$330.

Islamorada, FL, June 25, 2008 --( More than 100 women will come from South Florida and other areas to learn fishing at the 9th Annual “Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing!”® seminar. This award-winning fishing seminar series for women, hosted by Florida’s Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) and presented by Mercury Outboards, kicks off with a networking reception at Holiday Isle on Friday, Sept. 19 from 6 - 8pm. The seminar is at Holiday Isle on Saturday, Sept. 20 from 7:20am - 4:30pm. An optional, full day of fishing out of Whale Harbor is on Sunday, Sept. 21 from 7:00am - 3:30pm. The event concludes with a fillet class.

The classroom portion starts at 7:20am on Saturday where fishing techniques are taught at beginner and intermediate/advanced levels. Topics are Offshore, Bottom, Inshore and Fly Fishing. After lunch, the women will participate in several “hands-on” fishing stations, such as conservation techniques, spin casting, net casting, knot tying, gaffing grapefruits, boat handling, trailer backing and reeling against pressure, until 4:30pm. The full day Fishing Adventure followed by a fillet class is on Sunday.

Featured on Inside Edition, NBC’s Nightly News and more, the series is partially supported by the FWC through the Sport Fish Restoration Program and by partners such as Mercury Outboards, Bass Pro Shops, Ranger, Boat U.S. ANGLER Insurance, Gulfstream Int’l Airlines, and Shimano. Other partners include Magic Tilt Trailers, Eagle Claw Hooks, Maxima fishing line and more.

Registration, which must be made one week in advance at the latest, is $160, including instruction, use of equipment, meals, T-shirt, goody bag, door prizes and more. The full-day fishing adventure from charter boats, with fishing tackle and bait provided, will range from $55 to $330 in addition. Contact: phone: (954) 475-9068; email:; website:; MySpace:; Blog:

For More Information, Contact Betty Bauman at 954-475-9068

Ladies Learn to Tackle Fishing Skills at “Ladies, Let's Go Fishing!”® 9th Annual Keys Seminar, Sept. 19-21, 2008, Holiday Isle, Islamorada, FL

"Ladies, Let's Go Fishing!"
Betty Bauman