Bluefish - Shore Evan Hammond
Bass - Boat Michael Capen
Bass - Shore Kevin P. O'Farrell
Bonito - Boat Tommy S. Reynolds
Bonito - Shore Michael D. Ludwig
Albacore - Boat Dylan C. Kadison
Albacore - Shore Donald F. O'Shaughnessey, Jr
2016 71st Derby Dates:
Sun September 11 - Sat October 15
Come to the Vineyard and fish The Derby! For over 70 years, "The Derby" has been a time to renew friendships, share a cup of coffee and create memories that fuel the winters exaggerated fishing stories. It is a time when all are able to refocus on the natural beauty of this island sanctuary. Be a part of seven decades of great fishing, history, new friends, generous sponsor support, and lasting memories! Remember, Derby registration is open at Island tackle shops throughout the Derby!
December 23, 2016
2017 Derby Dates
Derby starts on Sunday, September 10 (12:01 am)
Derby ends on Saturday, October 14 (10:00 pm)
Awards Ceremony on Sunday, October 15
Kids Day on Sunday, September 17
Bluefish Saturday – September 16
False albacore Saturday – September 23
Striped bass Saturday – September 30
Bonito Saturday – October 7
October 18, 2016
Final Grand Derby Leaders 71st Derby
Bluefish - Boat Ed Amaral 17.83 lbs. (WON TRUCK)
Bluefish - Shore Evan Hammond 15.11 lbs. (WON BOAT
Bass - Boat Michael Capen 39.69 lbs.
Bass - Shore Kevin P. O'Farrell 36.53 lbs.
Bonito - Boat Tommy S. Reynolds 9.78 lbs.
Bonito - Shore Michael D. Ludwig 5.66 lbs.
Albacore - Boat Dylan C. Kadison 11.77 lbs.
Albacore - Shore Donald F. O'Shaughnessey, Jr 10.79 lbs.
Congrats to ALL our winners and thank you to ALL our incredible sponsors, volunteers, and staff!
2016 Derby Special Awards
Top Rod: Boat – David Kadison Shore – Josh Kresel
Junior Boat – Katherine O’Brien
Junior Shore – Jack O’Connell
Thomas McCauley Award: James Joyce
MV Surfcasters Sportsmanship Award: Mark Wrabel
Beaulieu/Loud Memorial Award: Brian and Emmett Athearn
Robert “Huff” Langley Award: Shawn Emin
Cutler Bike Shop Award: (boat) Seamus McKeon (shore) Riley Cameron
David Furino Memorial Award: Mason and Aubrey Warburton
Kayak Challenge Award: Margaret Penicaud
Cheeky Fly Reel Award: Abe Pieciak
Roberto Germani Catch & Release Award: FLY
albacore: David Rimmer
bonito: Patrick Paquette
bluefish: James Cafferty
bass: Tim Sheran
Roberto Germani Catch & Release Award: SPIN
albacore: Douglas Tose
bonito: Steve Wood
bluefish: Don Scarpone
bass: Ernie Barracchini
Catch & Release Photo Contest Winner: Carl Treyz
Bob “Hawkeye” Jacobs Memorial Award: Evan Hammond and Casey Elliston
LIVE paddleboard essay contest winner: Rick Wyckoff
October 11, 2016
Final Weekend Schedule
Fri Sept 14th 5:30 PM
Costa Reception - Port Hunter
Sat Oct 15th 10:00 PM
2016 Derby Ends: Come on down for the final bell!
Sun Oct 16th 1:00 PM
Final Awards Ceremony and Grand Raffle at Farm Neck Golf Club
FREE & All Are Invited, Doors Open at Noon