Gone Fishin’: Look what the tine brought in

There are a lot of different ways a man can lose his wedding ring in the ocean. However, there are not a lot of...

Gone fishin’: Time and tide do wait when asked

The August 20 print edition of The Times republished the August 13 tide chart. My good friend Cooper Gilkes alerted me in a phone...

Gone fishin’: A ramble around the fishing neighborhood

The one benefit of the hot weather this week on Martha’s Vineyard is that it reminds me of why I do not live in...

Gone fishin’: Islanders foul the nest

Updated 2pm, Monday, Aug. 17 Vineyarders are proud of their Island, and take pride in its natural beauty. Fishermen in particular treasure the fact that...

Gone Fishin’: Summertime and the fishing is easy

On Sunday, I woke up early and drove my boat and trailer to the Tashmoo landing with plans to motor to Menemsha and pick...

Gone fishin’: Has Martha’s Vineyard gone to the dogs?

There are many things to consider when heading out to fish the Martha’s Vineyard shoreline. The tide, wind direction, any concentrations and type of...

Gone fishin’: It takes a village to land a striped bass

There are many ways to have fun on Martha’s Vineyard in the summertime. For 11-year-old Justice Hartford, visiting from Oakland, Calif., catching a big...

Gone fishin’: No sommelier needed at VFW fluke derby

The sunbaked fishermen gathered inside the VFW building Sunday evening looked just a few degrees short of well-done. Two days of hot, sunny weather...

Gone fishin’: The fishing is easy, it’s the getting there that...

So I’m casually driving along Edgartown–Vineyard Haven Road minding my own business, at a fair clip. I mean, I’m not one of those Island...

Gone fishin’: A fisherman weighs the reel options

My wife thinks the primary purpose of my post office box is to collect fishing and hunting catalogs. I do receive quite a few....