|American Press Travel News-Ladies Lets Go Fishing as usual threw a fishing party and they all came, they learned and had some great catches and releases.
Novice Anglers Catch 40 lb. Grouper, Release 300 lb. Hammerhead After Taking South FL “Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing!” University April 29 – May 1
Participants came from around the state to learn fishing skills at the “Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing!” South Florida University April 29 – May 1 in Dania Beach, FL. Known as the “No-Yelling School of Fishing,” the event offered a networking party on Friday, classes and hands-on skills Saturday and optional charter fishing on Sunday.
Activities launched Friday evening with a networking party and appetizer contest, won by Gerry Hammond for Shrimp Dip.
On Saturday, presenters included Capt. Lee Lavery/Fishing Basics, Bouncer Smith/Offshore Fishing and Capt. Brian Leibowitz/Inshore Fishing.
In the afternoon were one-on-one stations to practice de-hooking, spin casting, net casting, releasing, knot tying, reel maintenance, gaffing grapefruits, ballyhoo rigging and Magic Tilt trailer backing.
From charter boats on Sunday, participants caught a 40 lb. black grouper, released a 300 lb. hammerhead shark, caught two mahi mahi, 5 king mackerel and released other fish.