Fishing

The Georges Bank Airforce

“One night Butchie Lawry called me and asked me to go over to the Trade Wind airport in Oak Bluffs and change the lightbulb...

‘Eat more fish’

The Martha’s Vineyard Fishermen’s Preservation Trust (MVFPT) is continuing its work to support local commercial fishermen and the restaurants and fish shops that rely...

Done! Fishing, and eating fish, year-round

Nelson Bryant, who died this past January, was raised in West Tisbury and romped in the fields and on the shorelines of up-Island Martha’s...

Done! Buddy Vanderhoop shares his secrets

What do you most enjoy catching, then eating, and why? When it comes to fishing, I always look the most forward to my "Tuna Time."...

Martha Rose Scallops: As Fresh as It Gets

Three times a week, the Martha Rose sets out of Menemsha’s cozy harbor and, engine roaring, begins the 14-hour journey to the local scalloping...

The Future of Island Fisheries

If you are at Inkwell Beach this summer, and you see a man who appears to be stealing small cups of water from the...

What’s up with the Derby?

Every fall on Martha’s Vineyard, anglers come from far and wide to participate in a fishing tournament. They compete for more than thirty days...

Flounder, fluke, and flying by the seat of your pants

Bob Mone, owner of Mone Insurance, has a well-appointed office overlooking Vineyard Haven harbor. It’s decorated with a nautical motif; there’s a 5-foot admiralty...

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