April 29 – May 1, 2016
South Florida April 29-May 1, 2016!
Are you ready to learn from the pros? Hands on one-on-one seminars teaching you deep sea fishing, fly casting, equipment of the sport and much more! Meet new friends and network with an extraordinary group of people- people like you who love the outdoors! No experience needed! We even supply the tackle.
Enjoy the great Ft. Lauderdale weather and super offshore fishing! Fishing reports from here include tuna, wahoo, mahi-mahi, cobia and more! For busy people this is perfect, Saturday’s class is from 12:30 to 5:30 pm!
The University is at I.T. Parker Community Center, Dania Beach. Perfect for busy people, this event will be held over an afternoon – enjoy the savings!
(rates are per person, please register each person individually)
Early Full Registration Scholarship Rate – $49 (First 5) Sign up now to take advantage of this super deal!
Regular Full Registration Scholarship Rate is $69 (next 15)
NEW! VIP Registration – $120
- Premium reserved seating – Front row/closest seating to speakers
- Free! Choice of one: Fun fish earrings or LLGF dolphin buff!
- First choice to choose which vessel from our lineup to fish on.
- $10 off any future LLGF seminars you attend and $10 off for your friends (taken within a year)
- Receive contact info on the other VIP’s
- 10% discount on souvenir purchases (max. of $100)
- 2 Raffle tickets for Saturday Raffle
- Goody Bag
NEW! Ladies Choice! Register your male guest for the educational portion, plus he has the option to fish! Rates are per person.
NEW! $39 Each – Scholarship for Women bringing teens!
Social Angler (for those who have been to LLGF before) – $35. Does not include the educational day and hands-on skill practice. To get one -on-one time with these captains during the skill practice would normally cost hundreds of $. For that you need to sign up with the full registration. This option is for those who just want to attend the Welcome Social on Friday and fish with us on Sunday.
Chosen professionals in their respective fields, these speakers are passionate about their craft and are happy to share their knowledge and secrets with the class! Imagine one-on-one with a captain, yet not paying for private lessons, that’s what the University is all about!
2015 speakers (Stay tuned for 2016!)
Capt. Lee Lavery will help you learn about the equipment, rods, reels, tackle, what it is and how to use. She leads the chapter and sets a great role model!
Capt. Mike Genoun of Florida Sport Fishing Magazine will share deepwater fishing techniques.
Capt. Brian Liebowitz popular for his inshore fishing techniques !
Capt. Jason Peters will show fly casting.
Please note – the price is lower in 2016, no meals served on Saturday.
6-8 pm: Welcome Reception and Networking! Sponsored by Harbor Financial Services, the South Florida “Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing!” Chapter and Cabot Cheese! Master Chef Potluck Contest, Bring an Appetizer! “Handy Tips for keeping your boat and other household items looking good” – Bill Lindsey, Starbrite. Raffle and beginning of Silent Auction. Open to the Public, men welcome. Mingle with the captains & sponsors and meet the other ladies fishing on your boat!
12:30-1:15- Fishing Orientation, Conservation – Betty Bauman
1:15-2:15pm: Fishing Basics – Capt. Lee Lavery Room A (Beginners) Choose either this or Room B
1:15-2:15pm: Bottom Fishing, Stand up Fishing Techniques Possible Inshore TBA Room B (Intermediate Advanced)
2:15-3:30pm: All: Deepwater and Bottom Fishing – Capt. Mike Genoun, Florida Sport Fishing Magazine
3:30-5 pm – Fly Fishing demo and indoor/outdoor skill stations Skill stations/one on one practice tentatively includes knot tying, spin casting, net casting, lure usage, ballyhoo rigging, dehooking, venting and conservation, boat handling, trailer backing, gaffing grapefruits, how to use tackle and rod/reel repair and maintenance!
5 -5:30 pm: Auction, raffle and final announcements. Possible networking TBA
Fishing Adventure, optional and additional. Followed by fish fillet demonstration. Note: due to allowing male guests we will try to get ladies fishing with ladies but cannot guarantee it will be all ladies.
Fishing Rates (Optional/additional, Rates are per person. Coming alone? Don’t worry, no need to fill the boat, we do it for you!):
$55 Fishing from Party Boat (8:30am-12:30 pm, $5 gratuity not incl.) Bottom fish for grouper and snapper, perhaps mackerel! Includes use of rod/reel.
$145 Offshore Sportfishing Boat (1/2 day approx. 8 am – noon), gratuity not incl., 6 persons/per boat) Fish for sailfish, kingfish, wahoo, dolphin and more! In a half day you can get right out into the Gulf Stream and return with fish!
Overnight Accommodations – Book your rooms early as there are times when hotels in this area can be sold out.
Hampton Inn & Suites Fort Lauderdale Airport/South Cruise Port, 2500 Stirling Road, Hollywood, FL 33020
$99/night plus 11% tax. To get this rate you must call on the phone (can’t do online) to:
Gwynne Constantino, Director of Sales, Phone: 954.922.0011. It’s about a 10 minute drive or less to the facility.
New! No Worries Cancellation Policy – Only $25! Not sure about your plans? Click HERE to view this new policy before registering! You will have a chance to accept or decline it when registering.
Note: Please sign up for University Registration and Fishing Choice at the same time. You will not be able to return to the form for Fishing Choice only. If you need help please call 954-475-9068.