Punta Gorda, FL, 33950
An introductory course in Florida Fishing is being offered at the PGI Civic Association. Topics include fishing techniques, tackle selection, rigging, knot tying, lures, baits, cast nets, fish identification, tides, fishing regulations and more. Rods, reels, lures, nets and other fishing equipment will be demonstrate. The class is geared towards beginning anglers, but more experienced fishermen will pick up helpful tips as well. The instructor is Capt. Ralph Allen. The course is open to the public on Wednesday evenings from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. for six weeks beginning on January 11. The cost is $45 and advance registration is recommended by calling 941-637-1655.