“Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing!” University & Events!


Become an angler or improve your fishing skills in just one weekend! Gift Certificates available – do your shopping here! Click on our STORE for gifts!

Here’s your chance to learn fishing from the pros in a comfortable atmosphere – with one-on-one time!  Click the buttons below for details on each locaA mat 14 class_resizetion.  Blue buttons are our full seminar weekends. Green buttons are fishing with a shortened educational program. Red buttons are international trips.

Cuba Trips are ON! The places we visit are fine after Hurricane Irma!
Learn what to do BEFORE you have a fish on the line! The “Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing!” University series offers training and real hands-on experience for women, men and teens to learn how to fish, plus have a chance to go fishing on the water! With 20 years and 8,000 graduates, participants have said THIS is what they needed. This is good for beginners as well as those who are already fishing and want to improve. You never know it all about fishing. For the “No Yelling!” School of Fishing, you don’t need to belong to any group to attend! You can register men, too if you want to learn as a couple. Two minds are better than one! Learn how to fish!

The typical registration includes the Welcome Party, Saturday instruction, hands-on practice, use of equipment, lunch (where provided) and more! The mini events offer much of the same except the classes and skills are held H. Mark Nichols DOA_resizeduring a shorter time frame (afternoon vs all day) and there are no meals served at the mini events. There is nowhere else that you can spend one-on-one time with the top names in fishing! Plus meet new fishing buddies! Learn more in one weekend than you can in years of trying! Each session is unique, plus there are special events. You can easily register for the event and your optional fishing choice online.

The Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing Foundation has a non profit 501 (c) (3) public charity. You can help us continue the magic of connecting women and families through fishing by clicking on the Donate button to make a tax deductible donation. If you don’t have a Paypal Account, once the new window opens, click “continue” on the lower left where it says “Don’t have a Paypal Account” and then you can enter your credit card information.We thank you for your support!

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Betty Bauman, Founder (if you can see her behind the amazing mahi!)

Note from our Founder, Betty Bauman: We have been able to offer 8,000 women affordable instruction for 20 years thanks to industry support. If you can help us with private or corporate funding please we need it now more than ever, contact us!

2018 Tentative Dates (in progress, check back for updates): The ones in Green are our events with the day of education and at least one social event. All include fishing the second day. Some (in black) have shorter educational presentations and/or hands on practice.

  • Feb. 10 Gulf Coast/Fort Myers Freshwater seminar
  • March 23-25 Gulf Coast/Fort Myers saltwater weekend seminar
  • April 27-29 South Florida saltwater weekend seminar
  • June 23-24 Keys Fishing Adventure Learning on the Water
  • Oct. 26-28 Keys saltwater weekend seminar (backup date Oct. 12-14)

Upcoming Cuba Tours for legal missions to Cuba:

  • Nov. 30-Dec. 4           Havana Varadero
  • Dec. 23-27      Christmas Havana-Vinales (this one pending our research on flights)
  • More Cuba to come!
CBS WINK TV interviews Betty Bauman

CBS WINK TV News interviews Betty Bauman, Founder. Click HERE to see two coverage videos or see the video below!


  • Are you a returning veteran who is looking for something to reconnect you with your family and friends? We are working on potential scholarships  – Contact us!
  • Ladies Choice. Register a male guest for the educational portion plus he has the option to fish!
  • Scholarships for Women bringing teens! Scholarship Discount applied for the adult woman and her teens, first teen big discount, plus for woman bringing teen, second teen free, girl or boy! See specific seminar pages for details.
  • VIP! When you register for our class as a VIP,  first row seating at the lectures, first choice of vessels to fish, souvenir discounts, free stuff and more perks.
  • Social angler membership with fishing! For those who have taken LLGF before. If you are already fishing and can’t attend the full day on Saturday, come to the Friday party (South Florida, Treasure Coast and Keys) and fish with us on Sunday! Register per person. Does not include the educational day on Saturday, come to the party on Friday and fish on Sunday.
  • Scholarships! Contact us for registration discounts for those in need, plus teens involved in Girl Scouts, Boys and Girls Club, Big Brothers Big Sisters and more! Also for Veterans of War or returning veterans in active duty.
  • See event pages for further new discounts, some of which are amazing!

Certificates Available for holiday, birthday, Mother’s Day gifts – Give an adventure to remember! Just register and notate “Gift Certificate” in the notes section.

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Keys Second Chance Wild Card  auction is online for eBids – bid when you want!  Click on the link (not the graphic) to see Great deals!

Auctions help support the Ladies Let’s Go Fishing non profit Foundation with the mission to make fishing possible for women and underserved markets.

Once you win, we can invoice you.  Online credit card payments for event registrations are securely processed via Paypal. You do not need a PayPal account and can click “Pay as Guest” to pay via credit or debit card.



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