At Catch and Release, a Fish Tale for the Ages
Steve Myrick

The Martha’s Vineyard Rod and Gun Club tournament saw a twist at the awards ceremony, when two Island brothers who are on active duty in the military made an appearance via Skype.

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Black Powder Shoot
This year’s top honors for the Rod & Gun Club’s Black Powder Shoot went to Michael Ferry.
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Rod and Gun Club Ready to Form Shotgun Brigade
Vineyard Gazette
The Martha’s Vineyard Rod and Gun Club, more than 200 strong, will report, in case of emergency, as a shotgun brigade, according to a resolution adopted by the club on Wednesday night. The club discussed possibilities of an invasion with grim and practical earnestness before adopting the resolution, taking a report of the arms owned by its membership which consist of at least one shotgun to a man and a number of rifles.
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Top Shooting Prize Goes to Brian Cioffi
Brian Cioffi of Chilmark took first place in the Rod and Gun Club’s Top Gun fall championship honors. Participants in the Nov. 30 competition shot in three categories — over the shoulder, bulls eye and standing deer.
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Trap Championship Results
Raymond Sylvia from Vineyard Haven won the 2014 trap championship at the Martha’s Vineyard Rod & Club’s trap facilities on August 17, edging out Brian Welch of Oak Bluffs in a shoot-out.
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Skeet Champion Crowned, Trap Competition Sunday

Richard Carlson of Oak Bluffs defended his title and won the 2014 Rod and Gun Club’s Class A skeet championship with a score of 48x50.

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Straight Shooter
Dick Carlson of Vineyard Haven shot perfect rounds of skeet at the Martha’s Vineyard Rod & Gun Club earlier this month, dusting 25 straight targets for the first time with his 28-gauge shotgun.
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Black Powder Shoot Results
A small group of black powder enthusiasts competed for prizes at the Martha’s Vineyard Rod & Gun Club’s annual Black Powder Shoot under raw weather conditions on Dec. 16.
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Fall Shotgun Competition
Martha’s Vineyard Rod and Gun Club hosts its annual fall shotgun shoot beginning at 10 a.m. on Sunday, Dec. 1 at the gun club in Edgartown.
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Annual Pistol Championship Was Family Affair
Three generations of the Craig family participated in the annual Martha’s Vineyard Pistol Championships, held Saturday, Oct. 5 at the Rod & Gun Club. But in the end, it was James Craig who came out on top, beating out mother Shirley and son Riley, among others, in the large caliber pistol division. Mr. Craig earned first place in the division with a perfect score of 400.

Competitors had to fire from different distances, positions and time limitations. Second and third place in the large caliber division went to Bill Benns of Cuttyhunk and Joseph Smith II of Edgartown, respectively.

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