RALEIGH, N.C. (Aug. 22, 2011) –The deadline for registering to participate in the Becoming an Outdoors-Woman basic fishing workshop is fast approaching. Only a few spaces are still available for this unique opportunity.
Applications must be received by 5 p.m., Sept. 3. For a $25 registration fee, women can experience the basics – and fun – of fishing at Bass Pro Shop’s pond, in Concord, N.C., from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 11.
Participants will learn about important fishing knots, equipment, pond and lake ecology, types of baits and lures, and especially when to use what bait. They will have time to practice those skills and fish in the "catch and release" waters of Bass Pro Shop’s pond under the guidance of experienced instructors.
“If you’re a woman who wants to learn how to fish, or become a better angler, this six-hour workshop is for you,” said BB Gillen, program coordinat