Fishin with a Mission

Hello All

It’s that time of year when Mystic Wellington Yacht Club will once again be partnering with the Mass Bass Fishing Federation and the My Little Buddy’s Boat Autism Awareness Charity to host the 9th Annual Fishin with a Mission Autism Awareness Day at MWYC.

We are extremely excited that we can host this great family event in person once again! We remain committed to continue to help and aid the great schools like the New England Center for Children, The Nashoba Learning Group and the Boston Higashi School who had truly felt the impact of the recent Covid 19 pandemic.

On Sunday, July 25th, we will be inviting hundreds of children afflicted with autism and their families to our facility to enjoy a great day of summer activities such fishing, boat rides, water slide, barbecue and many other summer activities that many of these children and their families have never had an opportunity to experience!

To also help this great cause we will be hosting 2 great fishing tournaments over a 2 day period to help raise money for the great schools I have previously mentioned. On Saturday, July 24th, we will be hosting a “Virtual Salt Water Striped Bass Fishing Tournament”. This event is designed to have some of the great anglers in and around New England compete to determine who will be this year’s Salt Water Striped Bass Fishing Champion with all the proceeds of the tournament being donated to “My Little Buddy’s Boat.” A 501(c)3 Autism Awareness Charity.

On Sunday, July 25th, as part of the Children’s Autism Awareness Day, a Fresh Water Bass Tournament will be held! This is when some of the areas great Fresh Water anglers compete and show off their great skills. Attendees of the Family Day will have the opportunity to watch the great fish weigh in and see who will reign the title of this year’s Fresh Water Bass Tournament Champion! Again, with all proceeds going to the “My Little Buddy’s Boat Autism Awareness Charity”

Since our event began, hundreds of autistic children have attended our event with their families. Our hope is that we can continue to create Autism awareness and still be able to offer offer aid to these great schools that perform such magnificent work!

As you can see, there are many ways you can help with this great cause! The Salt Water Striped Bass ” Virtual” Fishing Tournament is a fun way to help raise money for this great cause! The event is open to all! Whether you are an avid fishing angler or a weekend warrior trying it out for the first time, this is the summer event not to be missed! Using your cell phone simply download the Fishdonkey app., click on the Fishin with a Mission Tournament Event and register! You are ready to go! The event begins at midnight on July 24th and you have until 2pm on Saturday to catch your biggest striped bass, take a picture of it on a commercially made tape measure and upload the picture to the app! With the app you will be able to check a leader board throughout the tournament to see who’s in the lead with the biggest fish! The ” Virtual” Tournament is a lot of fun! Of course all Federal and State fishing guidelines must be followed. There are incredible prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners for the biggest fish! But the best part is by being part of this event you are all helping some great kids dealing with Autism!

If you can’t fish the tournament but would still would like to make a donation to this great cause, please do so by making your donations payable to My Little Buddy’s Boat Inc. c/o Mystic Wellington Yacht Club Inc., P.O. Box 235, Medford, MA 02155. The charity is a 501c3 non profit organization.

If you have any questions please let us know and we would be more than happy to help you become part of this event! This event is open to everyone so please help us get the word out by sharing the attached flyers on social media such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram etc…

Attached here are the flyers for our event. The General Admission flyer, the Salt Water Fishing Tournament flyer and the Fresh Water Bass Tournament flyer

Thank you
Joe DiGirolamo

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