One of the East Coast’s best known saltwater fishing tournaments gets under way on Sunday, Sept. 11 on Martha’s Vineyard.
Started in 1945 and run by a non-profit organization composed largely of local fishermen, the Martha’s Vineyard Striped Bass and Bluefish Derby attracts anglers from all over the world. This year’s derby runs through Oct. 15.
Fishermen compete in a variety of categories for the biggest catch. In addition to striped bass and bluefish,