For 25 years it was an anticipated event — the arrival of the limited-edition prints depicting classic Vineyard fishing scenes as rendered by artist Ray Ellis.
It’s been a big opening week for the youngest generation of Island fishermen, with juniors and mini juniors holding their own against the grown-ups in the Martha’s Vineyard Striped Bass and Bluefish... Read more
Three bluefish, a nice bass, an albie and a bonito all crossed the scale Sunday morning, and the 69th annual Martha’s Vineyard Striped Bass and Bluefish Derby was under way. At 8 a.m., the small... Read more
Derby fever can strike just about anyone during the five weeks of fishing that kick off this weekend. The 69th annual derby begins at 12:01 a.m. Sunday and the first weigh-in bell rings at 8 a.m. The... Read more
Fisherman and chef Abe Pieciak turned to art last year by creating a series of watercolors he calls Lure Fish. This year he is donating a print for every single day of the Martha's Vineyard Striped... Read more

Grand Leaders

Type

Name

Weight

Bluefish

BoatDavid C. Kadison14.72 lbs.
ShoreRyan J. Pinerio15.05 lbs.

Striped Bass

BoatJoseph P. Canha28.81 lbs.
ShoreTom E. Barber26.53 lbs.

Bonito

BoatMike J. Balzarini7.58 lbs.
ShoreKerry Leonard6.63 lbs.

False Albacore

BoatJason D. Danielson10.91 lbs.
ShoreColin T. Britt9.84 lbs.