Mike Syslo Paul Bagnall
It happens every autumn; a big northeaster blows across the Island stirring the waters all along the waterfront. After the storm has passed, a...
Chelsea Bouchard bluefish
Two fishermen participating in the 66th annual Martha’s Vineyard Striped Bass and Bluefish Derby had their leading fish pulled from the contest on...
kids fishing wharf
A chilly northeast breeze was no deterrent to the Kids Day Derby on Sunday morning, which drew close to 200 youngsters to the Oak Bluffs Steamship...
Atlantic mackerel
Warming waters around Martha’s Vineyard have discouraged what once were abundant fish. Top fisheries scientists with the National Marine Fisheries...
shark
Knowledge of the Atlantic great white shark has been relegated for too long to the fevered imaginations of nervous beachgoers and boaters. With the...
Catherine
Catherine Kilduff has a childhood memory of summering in Vineyard Haven and having a day at the beach when she found a number of spider crabs. She...
BLUEFIN BOYCOTT
Bluefin tuna — the center of a highly lucrative commercial fishery and heated controversy about overfishing — will not be listed as an endangered...
A drastic decline in striped bass stocks has state and federal officials scrambling to protect the fish, but many recreational fishermen say the...
The first bluefish of the season was caught by an Oak Bluffs angler at Wasque on Tuesday. George Moran, 66, was fishing for striped bass with...
scallops
For those who love to eat fresh bay scallops harvested from Island ponds, they won’t be available in fish markets for long. The fishery closed...
Alec Tim
Sometime this summer, Vineyarders will have another opportunity to buy freshly-harvested blue mussels from Vineyard Sound. The forecast is even...
Stearns
Vineyard fishermen have joined a federal lawsuit against the National Marine Fisheries Service and the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission...

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