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

Become an angler or improve your fishing skills in just one weekend!
Here’s your chance to learn fishing from the pros in a comfortable atmosphere – with one-on-one time! Become an angler or improve your fishing skills in just one weekend! Click the buttons below for details on each locaA mat 14 class_resizetion. Some events are already done, some to go!

Bimini Bahamas Next Trip TBA
Costa Rica Nov. 11-16,  2016 
Cuba Next Trip TBA
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!

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.

UPDATE! Ft. Lauderdale International Boat Show is Nov. 3-7 and we have openings for volunteers to work the booth and be part of the show. Sign up HERE!

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!

2017 Dates (keep posted we are working on finalizing details):

  • Jan. 11-16 Cuba
  • March 11-12 West Coast Florida seminar weekend Ft. Myers/Matlacha
  • March 25 Stuart Surf Fishing Clinic
  • April 21-23 South Florida Seminar Weekend
  • May 20-21 Clearwater FL Inshore/Bay Seminar weekend
  • June 17-18 Keys Fishing Adventure Islamorada, Anyone Can Win Tournament
  • July 29-30 Northern Gulf Coast Homosassa Scalloping
  • Sept. 9-10 Northeast Florida Seminar weekend St. Augustine
  • Nov. 17-19 Keys Seminar Weekend/Islamorada
  • Dec. 1-3 Miami Seminar Weekend
  • Jan. 2018 TBA 10,000 Islands Gulf Coast Chokoloskee Adventure


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!
  • $20 or more Discount for Women bringing teens! Discount applied for the adult woman and her teens @ 10 each, some events have deeper discounts!
  • 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.
  • 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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Keep posted for our Wild Card Bid auction in November to get your holiday shopping done!

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.



We love all our sponsors and have dedicated a page just for them. Patronizing the business and letting them know you saw their name on our page helps show that their support really makes a difference. Sponsors Page
Our Major Sponsors are the Best! Guy Harvey, Ranger Boats, Magic Tilt Trailers, Minn Kota, Mercury, Hummingbird, Fish Florida, NMMA, Miami International Boat Show, Takemefishing.org, Discover Boating



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