Southern New England lobster stocks have declined to record lows in recent years according to scientists and regulators, jeopardizing the future of a...
Fuel assistance for commercial fishermen will be available by application this winter, the Martha’s Vineyard Fishermen’s Preservation Trust announced.
Greg G. Clark won the grand prize in a quiet ceremony Sunday afternoon as the 75th derby came to a close.
Despite a pandemic and striped bass being out of contention, the 75th derby has been a success on all levels.
Ed and Steve Amaral fished the first Martha’s Vineyard Striped Bass and Bluefish derby in 1946 when they were 10 and nine years old, respectively.
Even without striped bass in the derby this year, the number of fish crossing the scales each day routinely reaches triple digits.
The Martha’s Vineyard Striped Bass and Bluefish Derby will partner with Island Grown Initiative to distribute fresh fish for seniors, community meals...
The weigh station has been buzzing at derby headquarters, as cool autumn days arrive and the fishing heats up. “The fishing has been phenomenal,”...
The story of the Cape Codder 19 dates to the late 1960s when Sandy Urquhart was tinkering with hull designs aimed at creating an affordable craft...
Elizabeth Thompson, an 11-year-old, sixth-grader at the West Tisbury school, broke the derby’s junior record for boat-caught bonito on Saturday with...
Serena Ward, fishing in her first derby, earned bragging rights for the first fish, an 8.4-pound false albacore. Chuck Winter was second with a 4.44-...
On Saturday morning, members of the Martha’s Vineyard Surfcasters Association hosted their annual sale to raise money for high school scholarships.

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