Sixth grader Jake LaPierre of Vineyard Haven looked forward to his fifth trout-fishing tournament, sponsored by the Martha’s Vineyard Rod and Gun Club and held May 7 at Duarte’s Pond in West Tisbury. The magazine gave Jake a disposable camera and asked him to create his own photographic album of the day. Undaunted by the gale that afflicted the tournament, Jake shot a role of film in the darkness of the tent, and when the deluge let up a bit, at the pond’s edge. His favorite shot: “A kid and his family, fishing, even though it’s raining.

Tom Dresser

To most Vineyard residents and many visitors, internist Michael Jacobs is the doctor who’s run the walk-in clinic on State Road in Tisbury since 1987.

Elaine Lembo

Bluefish seem so dependable – returning year after year. But sometimes, they just don’t show up, year after year.

Christine Schultz

The magazine asked Matthew Stackpole, executive director of the Martha’s Vineyard Historical Society, to identify and describe his six favorite boats in Vineyard Haven harbor.

Matthew Stackpole

I entered the Striped Bass and Bluefish Derby and fished every day and night for three weeks.

Barry Stringfellow

The common perception is that docks are built from oak pilings.

Geoff Currier

“Attention, ladies and gentlemen: if there’s anyone who knows how to dock the ferry, please report to the bridge.”

Geoff Currier

In our early years on the Vineyard, my wife, Detta, loved the solitude of Quansoo.

Joe Tate

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