At its halfway point, the 69th Martha’s Vineyard Striped Bass and Bluefish Derby is going strong, with 2,793 contestants and 1,481 entries as of Thursday, including 468 in the week ending Saturday.
The waiting is the hardest part.Twice a day anglers bring their fish to derby headquarters to get weighed in. But there are always plenty more fishermen out there who haven’t caught a fish, or caught... Read more
He is an educator, fisherman, shellfisherman, sports fan, son, husband and father. The trappings of John Custer’s third-floor office in the Tisbury School, where he has been principal for four years... Read more
Children from all over the Island converged on the Oak Bluffs Steamship Authority dock at first light Sunday for the annual Kids’ Derby. Nine-year-old Myles Sprague took home the top prize for a 17.... Read more
The Edgartown harbor is relatively quiet these days, with the exception of a small shack where a steady stream of fishermen arrive with their best catches of the day. The Martha’s Vineyard Bluefish... Read more

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Grand Leaders

Type

Name

Weight

Bluefish

BoatPreston A. Butler15.00 lbs.
ShoreMichael J. Mulcahy15.20 lbs.

Striped Bass

BoatVinny Iacono39.77 lbs.
ShoreCreanga L. Cosmin38.63 lbs.

Bonito

BoatNorman E. Bouchard, Jr.10.47 lbs.
ShoreSebby Keefe7.87 lbs.

False Albacore

BoatMason Warburton13.17 lbs.
ShoreMary Ann Angelone14.65 lbs.