Derby Leaders
69th Derby (2014)
Bluefish - Boat Preston A. Butler
15.00 lbs.
Bluefish - Shore Michael J. Mulcahy
15.20 lbs.
Bass - Boat Vinny Iacono
39.77 lbs.
Bass - Shore Creanga L. Cosmin
38.63 lbs.
Bonito - Boat Norman E. Bouchard, Jr.
10.47 lbs.
Bonito - Shore Sebby Keefe
7.87 lbs.
Albacore - Boat Mason Warburton
13.17 lbs.
Albacore - Shore Mary Ann Angelone
14.65 lbs.
Total Weigh-ins
Fish Count Weight
Bluefish 946 7632.12 lbs.
Bonito 551 2678.35 lbs.
False Albacore 520 4181.49 lbs.
Striped Bass 288 5022.27 lbs.
Island of Martha's Vineyard

2014 Derby Dates:
September 14 - Saturday, October 18

Come to the Vineyard and fish The Derby! For almost 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!

Latest News

December 11, 2014


Vineyard Vines has given us the green light to sell our remaining Derby hats and tee shirts at the Vineyard Vines in OAK BLUFFS though-out the holidays.

Please stop by the OB Vineyard Vines Store or contact or 508-687-9841. We have pink camo hats and blue visors. For tee's we have grey and green, short sleeved (XXL only).

Hats/Visors are $20 and tees are $25 and all $$ goes directly to the Derby. Cash or Check.

Posted by wkerr at 10:56 AM | Comments (0)

October 29, 2014


The 2014 Derby was one to remember! We set an all-time record for participants and the weather and fishing was excellent. We THANK YOU for participating and appreciate ALL the sponsor support.

If your business would like to sponsor the 2015 Derby with a product only donation, please email us at We provide excellent NE market exposure in return.

Posted by wkerr at 01:30 PM | Comments (0)

October 15, 2014


Kayak Bass: Joseph P Canha 28.81
Kayak Bluefish: Roger Schaefer 6.46
Kayak False Albacore: Zachary Magrid 8.82
Kayak Bonito: OPEN

We had a little mix up. We now have all kayak fish logged accurately. Thanks.

Posted by wkerr at 10:32 AM | Comments (0)

October 08, 2014

5 Days To Go..You Are INVITED!

Hard to believe we have 5 days left! All sponsors, participants, supporters, and onlookers are invited to our FINAL AWARDS CEREMONY!

WHERE: Farm Neck Golf Club (OB)
WHEN: 1:00 PM Sunday October 19th (Doors Open at 12:30)
WHAT: Awards Ceremony and Grand Scholarship Fund Raffle
WHY: This FREE family-friendly event is not to be missed, and is open to all, whether or not you won anything. See the famous "Key Ceremony" for the boat and truck! Food served, cash bar.

We hope to see you there and in the meantime, ice your catch, come see the weigh-in daily from 8-10 AM and PM, be safe out there, tight lines, and good luck to all!

PS: Did you get your email invite? If not, here is a LINK.

Posted by wkerr at 05:01 PM | Comments (0)