Joseph B. White
The striped bass, valued not only as a premier game fish but also as a commercial catch, is the subject of a three year, multi-million-dollar study by several federal agencies because of its appa
Martha's Vineyard Striped Bass and Bluefish Derby
Striped bass
Mark Alan Lovewell
In a last minute effort, the Governor of Massachusetts yesterday intervened in a successful effort to convince the state marine fisheries commission to remain conservative in adopting striped bass
Striped bass
Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries

2022

There is no purer pleasure for anglers on Martha’s Vineyard than the tug on the line of the first striped bass of the season. That first hit in early May or June renews a seasonal relationship that is as old as the Island itself.

2021

Winners of the June 12 event no longer will be the ones who catch and release the most fish, but those who meet the contest quota fastest.

2020

A good fishing partner is as invaluable as a key to the gate at Quansoo.
It was the fall of 1984 and striped bass were in trouble. Along the East Coast, states were beginning to take action.
The venerable saltwater fishing contest entering its 75th year, will eliminate striped bass from the competition this fall.

2019

As striped bass stocks have declined, the debate over how to best manage this prized fish has become more heated.

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