Martha's Vineyard Surfcasters Association

Gearing Up for the Derby at Annual Surfcasters Sale

On Saturday morning, members of the Martha’s Vineyard Surfcasters Association hosted their annual sale to raise money for high school scholarships.

State of Beaches: Surfcasters Hear Reports at Annual Meeting

Beach access, erosion and the effects of climate change were all topics of discussion at the annual Martha’s Vineyard Surfcasters Association banquet held Saturday in Edgartown.

Sport Casting

Sport Casting

The Martha’s Vineyard Surfcasters

are accepting nominations for their Sportsmanship Award. This annual award honors those who display the true meaning of good sportsmanship during the course of the Martha’s Vineyard Striped Bass and Bluefish Derby.

Old Salts Lend Skills to Youngsters

Tomorrow is the first ever Kids Fishing Jamboree. Youngsters from all over the Island are invited to attend a learn-how-to-fish program and it involves a lot of experienced anglers. Registration is at 8:15 a.m. at the Edgartown School and it is open to all children aged six through 14 years of age. The program is especially open to parents.

The event is sponsored by the Martha’s Vineyard Surfcasters Association, a nonprofit fishing club dedicated to promoting the sport. They do a number of fishing friendly events and this one is an experiment.


Anglers Awarded at Surfcaster’s Banquet

Members and friends of the Martha’s Vineyard Surfcasters Association got a flavor of a busy season ahead on Saturday. The club now in its 20th year held their annual afternoon banquet at the Edgartown Whaling Church. More than 100 anglers showed up for the luncheon, to sip soda and eat fried chicken. The event included the delivery of plaques to first place winners of the club’s own summer-long fishing tournament and included the election of officers and a report on plans for the new year.

Surfcasters Banquet Raises Money for Local Charities


The Martha’s Vineyard Surfcasters Association will hold their annual banquet tomorrow at noon at the Edgartown Whaling Church. More than 100 recreational fishermen are expected to attend the luncheon in the Baylies Room. The event is open to club members and prospective members during this celebration of the club’s 20th year.

Surfcasters Groups Meets For Awards, New Officers

Surfcasters Groups Meets

For Awards, New Officers

The Martha’s Vineyard Surfcasters Association will hold its annual banquet and awards ceremony Saturday, Jan. 26 at noon in the Baylies Room of the Old Edgartown Whaling Church.

President Jeff Sayre said the event is open to members and all those who are thinking of membership.

The association is a recreational fishing club now in its 19th year. The group has 150 members.

An awards ceremony will honor the top club anglers of 2007.


Ban Striped Bass Catch Method, Island Fishermen Tell the State

Two leading Island recreational fishing organizations have called on the state Division of Marine Fisheries to end the controversial practice known as yo-yoing, which laces bait fish with lead that ends up in the bellies of striped bass.