Learn from the pros in seminars and hands on practice for deep sea fishing, fly casting, equipment of the sport and much more! Meet new friends and network with people who love the outdoors! No experience needed! We even supply the tackle.
The weekend conservation-minded university offers classroom presentations, networking, hands-on skill practice and an optional charter fishing trip. Activities launch Friday evening with a networking social and appetizer contest. On Saturday morning are presentations on Offshore, Inshore and Bottom Fishing, plus Fishing Basics. Hands-on skill practice follows lunch, for releasing, knot tying, dehooking, bait rigging, spin casting, fly casting gaffing grapefruits, cast netting, trailer backing and more. On Sunday is an optional charter fishing trip for sailfish, mahi mahi, mackerel, tuna, wahoo, snapper and more, followed by a filet demonstration.
Ladies have the option to register a male guest or teens to include the whole family. Registrations (average $79 plus optional fishing) are made online in advance. Eight thousand women have graduated.