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‘Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing!’ Combines Learning on the Water With Screamin’ Reels Tournament June 24-26

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ISLAMORADA, Florida Keys — “Ladies, Let's Go Fishing!” provides female anglers a learn-on-the-water weekend of education combined with the fun Screamin’ Reels tournament. The distinctive event is to be held in the Florida Keys' sport fishing capital of Islamorada Friday through Sunday, June 24-26. 

For over 20 years the popular girls' getaway has offered a unique vacation where women can network and enjoy the Florida Keys and its remarkable fishing. All participants — ladies, men and teens — are invited to practice responsible angling. 

The educational weekend kicks off Friday with a presentation on offshore fishing and conservation, plus a 6-8 p.m. meet and greet at the Tavernier Elks Club, mile marker 92 bayside.

Saturday and Sunday are fishing days with a friendly angler competition, designed with easy rules for novices but challenging for those with experience who seek to enhance their angling skills.

Charter boats depart from Islamorada’s Whale Harbor Marina, mile marker 83.4, and anglers can fish from their own boats or use the charters supplied by event organizers. 

Prizes are to be awarded for inshore and offshore species and releases including Heaviest Fish Overall, Offshore Billfish Release, Party Boat Award, Longest Inshore Fish, wild card prizes and more. 

Bookings for charter guides and boats fill quickly, so early registration is encouraged. Spaces remain for an online rate of $89 per adult and $45 for teenagers ages 13 and up.

Event information: ladiesletsgofishing.com, fish@ladiesletsgofishing.com or Betty Bauman at 954-475-9068

For over 20 years the popular girls' getaway has offered a unique vacation where women can network and enjoy the Florida Keys and its remarkable fishing.

For over 20 years the popular girls' getaway has offered a unique vacation where women can network and enjoy the Florida Keys and its remarkable fishing.

A happy angler with her first-place red grouper in a past Screaming' Reels tournament.

A happy angler with her first-place red grouper in a past Screaming' Reels tournament.

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