Friday, Sept. 28: Rain in the morning. Warm damp tropical air. Dark clouds break in the early afternoon. Skies clear at 4 o’clock. Edgartown...

By MARK ALAN LOVEWELL Already this fall one Island angler has won a brand-new pickup truck for a huge striped bass he caught and the Martha...

Show Up, Winners Martha Smith, major domo of the derby weigh-in stations, has issued a call to winners to show up at the weigh-in. “We need...

butterfly weed seeds

The lead foreman of Vineyard Gardens, Jeremiah Brown, doesn’t mince words about his expertise. “What I know is pruning,” he said. He...

Temperature: Precip. Day Max. Min. Inches. Fº Fº Sept. 28 80 65 .27 Sept. 29 75 58 .00 Sept. 30 71 50 .00 Oct. 1 68 45 .00 Oct....

fences

Concluding four years of negotiations, the Chilmark selectmen this week announced a three-way land swap which will open up a new conservation...

lures

The Martha’s Vineyard Striped Bass and Bluefish Derby is a folksy event that has also become a mature, sophisticated enterprise generating...

By LYNNE IRONS Holy potatoes. As you may recall, in the spring, I tossed my potatoes into my old chicken yard, covered each with a flake of...

John Buchan noted that the charm of fishing is that it is the pursuit of what is elusive but attainable, a perpetual series of occasions for hope...

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