The tournament featured 12 boat teams competing to raise money for eleven non-profits. All proceeds raised by the fishing tournament will directly benefit Angel Flight NE, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Cape Cod and the Islands, Cape Abilities, Cape and Islands Veterans Outreach Center, Chromosome 18, Habitat for Humanity of Cape Cod, Housing Assistance Corp (HAC), Joslin Diabetes Center, May Institute, WellStrong, and the Yarmouth Police Foundation.
Participating sponsors and donated boats included Bay Colony Concrete Forms, Jaxtimer Landscaping, LLC, Carl F Riedell & Sons, Inc., Botello Lumber Company, Barnstable Police Department with the Bigs in Blue, E.J. Jaxtimer Builder, Inc., Baxter’s Fish ‘n’ Chips, Shepley Wood Products, Gibson Waterproofing and Mid- Cape Home Centers.
The tournament ended with a small gathering at the weigh-in station right outside Baxter’s Fish ‘n’ Chips, Hyannis. The heaviest bluefish award went to Joslin Diabetes Center and E.J. Jaxtimer Builder, Inc. on Legit Fish. Habitat for Humanity of Cape Cod and Shepley Wood Products were awarded heaviest striped bass on Lyndsy Liz. The leadership award (a hand-carved/custom painted yellowfin tuna by Ken Whiting) was presented to Ben and Sam Baxter of Baxter’s Fish ‘n’ Chips for their continuous commitment to support the Charter Cup Fishing Tournament and the Cape Cod community.
“Despite the current pandemic and with so many people hurting right now, many generous people dug deep into their hearts to support these charities and the community. This year we raised more than ever before and I am very grateful,” E.J. Jaxtimer said after thanking all sponsors, donors, participants and volunteers that made this day possible.
To learn more about the Charter Cup Fishing Tournament, visit www.jaxtimer.com/chartercupfishingtournament or on Facebook @chartercupfishingtournament.