Striped Bass and Bluefish Derby

Tegan Fenner Proves Youth Can Rock the Derby

Thirteen-year-old Chilmark fisherman Tegan Fenner is is all over the junior division leader boards in the Striped Bass and Bluefish Derby.

Derby Heads Into Final Week

Lines are in the water and the grand leader board is changing as the Martha’s Vineyard Striped Bass and Bluefish Derby heads into the final week of fishing.

In Week Four, Derby Fishing Turns Brisk

More bass. More albies. The fourth week of the Martha’s Vineyard Striped Bass and Bluefish Derby saw fishing pick up.

Flyfisherman Is Grand Slam King

Catching all four species on a flyrod is a rare feat in the derby. But that’s what Zach Horrocks has done.

Good Start Meets Bad Weather, Derby Delight Sidelined by Jose

During the second week of the Striped Bass and Bluefish derby, the name most often escaping the lips of Derby fishermen was not a trusted lure maker or a fishing buddy, but a hurricane named Jose.

Derby Off to a Strong Start, With Registrations Up

Registrations are up, the weather has been good — so far — and plenty of fish are hitting the scales at derby headquarters in Edgartown.

Kids Derby Puts Little Ones Center Pier

On Sunday morning the Oak Bluffs ferry wharf was filled as young anglers took to the pier for the annual Kids Derby, where fish are measured by length and then returned to the sea.

Derby Time Is Family Time; Kadisons Are on Top

The Kadison family is on a streak. David Kadison and his son William both hit the grand leader board in the first two days of the 72nd Martha’s Vineyard Striped Bass and Bluefish Derby, which opened Sunday.

Oak Bluffs Steamship Wharf Opens for Kids Derby

On Sunday, Sept. 17, kids ages 4 to 14 have the opportunity to fish from the Oak Bluffs Ferry Wharf during the annual Kids Derby.

The 72nd Derby Is Underway and the Scales Are Jumping

At 12:01 a.m. Sunday, the Martha's Vineyard Striped Bass and Bluefish Derby began. Ron McKee weighed in the first fish — a 19.12-pound striped bass.