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‘Everglades Adventure University’ offers fishing knowledge, fun for women

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Friday, October 05, 2012

Media contact: Amanda Nalley, 850-410-4943; or Carli Segelson, 561-882-5703

Are you ready to go on an adventure while learning the ins and outs of Florida fishing? Why not attend “Everglades Adventure University” this month?

Attendees at the “Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing!” Everglades Adventure University will learn the basics of fishing in Florida waters, from how to tie the perfect knot to the best catch-and-release methods.

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) educators will demonstrate ethical angler habits, such as safe hook removal, release techniques, fish venting and more. Local fishing guides will provide instruction on fishing techniques and methods before attendees try out their newly acquired skills by taking a fishing trip. Inshore and offshore trips include going out on a group boat, and a back-country boat or kayak fishing.

“This is a great ‘out-there’ fishing adventure, where women can learn and go fishing in an amazing area they might not visit on their own,” said Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing! founder Betty Bauman.

Everglades Adventure University is the weekend of Oct. 13-14 at Port of the Islands Everglades Adventure Resort in Naples. Attendees can also opt to take an excursion into the Everglades Oct. 12. Excursion opportunities include a swamp buggy ride, airboat tour, sunset cruise and dinner in Everglades City.

Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing! is a national organization dedicated to attracting more women to sport fishing and to promoting conservation and responsible angling. Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing! hosts events across the state.

Everglades Adventure University and all Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing! events are held in conjunction with the FWC through the Sport Fish Restoration Program.

To learn more, visit ladiesletsgofishing.com, call 954-475-9068 or email info@ladiesletsgofishing.com.



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