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Fishing group touts benefits to women

A New York “city kid,” Lizzette Romero recalls sunning on tar beaches on building rooftops and leaving fishing to the professionals for family meals.

“No, we didn’t fish, ever,” recalled Romero, now a Florida mom and career woman.

A few years back, while attending the Fort Lauderdale International Boat

Show, Romero decided it was time to learn how to fish, as her family began spending weekends in the Florida Keys. She signed up for a workshop offered by “Ladies, Let¹s Go Fishing,” a non-profit created to introduce women to the sport.

The experience has blossomed into a true family affair.

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