Nearly 100 children ages 3 to 14 and their families rose before the sun to participate in the tournament, now in its 49th year.

The Martha's Vineyard Fishermen’s Preservation Trust got a provisional go-ahead to build out new infrastructure at the Menemsha commercial dock this week.


Menemsha Dock in Chilmark, Cuttyhunk Harbor in Gosnold and a plan to dredge Lighthouse Beach in Edgartown are three of 19 projects statewide to receive funding.


Devon Metters could have weighed in one of the largest shore-caught false albacore of the Martha’s Vineyard Striped Bass & Bluefish derby’s second day Sunday. He caught a real tuna instead.

Winners of the June 12 event no longer will be the ones who catch and release the most fish, but those who meet the contest quota fastest.


A good fishing partner is as invaluable as a key to the gate at Quansoo.