Gone Fishin' : Martha's Vineyard Striped Bass & Bluefish Derby special presentations and awards, 2008
All tackle boat: David C. Kadison; All tackle shore: Ron Domurat; Junior boat: Brendan R. Morris; Junior shore: Sarah J. Williston
Wayne Jackson Memorial Award for the heaviest fish caught by a junior:
William C. Kadison, striped bass, 40.98 lbs.
Victor Danberg Trophies, for the heaviest bluefish caught by a junior boy and junior girl:
Curtis J. Farrell, 15.55 lbs; Sarah J. Williston, 13.35 lbs.
Chamber of Commerce Award for the heaviest false albacore caught by a junior and for the heaviest shore bluefish caught by a senior:
Nick L. Watts, 9.99 lbs (junior); Ron Domurat, 9.72 lbs (senior).
Dr. David Finkelstein Award (1) for the heaviest boat bluefish and shore bluefish:
Alphonsus D. Simmons, 16.12 lbs (boat); Curtis J. Farrell, 15.55 lbs.
George H. Frye Award, for the heaviest shore bluefish caught by a resident senior and non-resident senior:
Ron Domurat, 9.72 lbs (resident); Gerry T. Belsan, 9.47 lbs.
daRosa Awards for the heaviest overall bluefish and for the heaviest overall striped bass:
Alphonsus D. Simmons, 16.12 lbs; Lev C. Wlodyka, 46.82 lbs.
James P. Catlow Memorial Award for the heaviest shore bluefish caught by a male resident: Curtis J. Farrell, 15.55 lbs.
Dr. Thomas Nessa Memorial Award awarded to the individual who weighs the heaviest striped bass on the first day of the tournament: Matthew Gamache, 32.22 lbs.
Bill Ashak Memorial Award for the largest shore bass caught by a junior: William B. Stewart, 23.11 lbs.
Kastmaster Joe Memorial Award in memory of Joseph Kresky awarded to the individual who weighs in the heaviest shore bluefish on the first day of the tournament: John Hathaway, 9.42 lbs.
Abe Williams Memorial Award awarded to first all-tackle angler to record a shore Grand Slam: Keith A. McArt, 10/7/2008
Madison Alwardt Memorial (bluefish): Shore, Ron Domurat; boat, Peter West.
Ray Metcalf Memorial (striped bass): Shore, Ron Domurat; boat, Lynn Howell.
Arnold Spofford Memorial (bonito): Boat, Ed LePore.
Howie Leonard Memorial (false albacore): Shore, James Cornwell; boat, Bob Clay.
Thomas McCauley Memorial Award (for any species weighed in under badge number 204): Peter West.
Cutler Bike Shop Award: Curtis Farrell; William Kadison.
David Furino Memorial Award: Brothers Zachary and Zeb Tilton
Beaulieu/Loud Memorial (awarded to a parent/child fishing team): Norman and Nolan Bouchard.
Roberto Germani Release Awards: Fly Rod, Ed LePore; All Tackle, Liz Baldwin.
Robert "Huff" Langley Memorial Award: Jay Brown.
Albert Angelone Memorial Award: Bryan Carter
Boat: "Wampum" (Lev Wlodyka, Geoff Codding), 66.27 lbs.
Shore: "McRat" (Keith McArt, Ron Domurat), 62.76 lbs.
Creek Company Fly Rod Shore Award: George Moran.