This film would not be possible without the GENEROUS support

of these individuals and establishments! Click on the images for more information.

OUR FIRST SUPPORTER! Dick's Bait & Tackle is truly the inspiration for this story. It has been a fixture of my life since I can remember and we are excited to feature it as a location in this story.

Stony Brook/Killer Films


Chamber of Commerce of the Mastics & Shirley

Local Writer Nick Collins

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Mastic Beach Property Owners' Association


Local Photographer Trish Minogue

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Legislator Rudy Sunderman, District 3


TJ's Hero Shop

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Mercedes Meat Market

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Greek Bites

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Lehmann Film Productions

La Reina del Norte

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Ralphie & The Sand Bar

August 2018 Crowdfunding Backers

Virginia Gaipa

Candy Carro

Joy Masters & Dustin D'Addato

J.C. Phillipps

Rodney Cuellar

Neena Bhanti

Lynette Warner

Paradise Ice Cream & Ice

Moriches Bay Deli

Meghan Simon

Natalie De Paz

Alison Collins

Ilknur Eren

Catherine Hennessey

Jennifer Mensch

Catherine Porter

Grace Porter

Erika Chelsea Houle

David Schultz

Jacqueline Searing

Terrence Elenteny

Kay Elenteny Aparo

Fran & Steve Imperatore

Sarah Dollard

Carlo Aprea

Kyle Imperatore

Julie Stainer-Loehr & Bob Loehr

Monica Michaelis

Susan Reib

Joan M. Jeans

Joseph Franzino

Lauren Fagan

Barbara Dorio

James Grimaldi

Adaire Kamen

Catherine Gallery-Verga

Tony & Barbara Liberti

Drew Moore

Endla Burrows

Elizabeth Horbal

Meaghan Gallery

Austin Florio

Dara Finkel

Marcus Castillo

Ada Malamud

Paradise Ice Cream

Mia Bize

Seth Gliksman

Renee Geerlings

Donna Evans

Susan Carlsen

Danielle & Jose Escalante

Brianna Evans

John De Vito

Nicole & Sean Lanza

Geri Minogue

Kristine Houghtalen

Martin & Sharon Minogue

Diane McDonald

Melissa Weiner

Ryan McCarthy

Anna K. Koenigsdorf

Frances Cutro

Theresa Amlong

William Xiao

Kelsey Mensch

Bill Bruno

Kathy Potts

David Brett

Linda Bartolomeo

April & Joe Franzino

Catherine & Courtney Zimmermann

Helene & Vince Davi

And thank you to everyone who chose to remain anonymous! 


S P A C E Real Estate


Linsa Torr's Place

We are proud to announce that NYWIFT is the fiscal sponsor of BAIT & TACKLE.  

Click on the logo to make a charitable tax deductible donation to our film.  Thank you!