Derby Leaders
76th Derby (2021)
Bluefish - Boat David C. Kadison
16.54 lbs.
Bluefish - Shore Alexander O. Bettencourt
13.90 lbs.
Bonito - Boat Elizabeth R. Thompson
11.68 lbs.
Bonito - Shore Gavin Smith
8.43 lbs.
Albacore - Boat David C. Kadison
13.89 lbs.
Albacore - Shore David Nash
9.85 lbs.
Total Weigh-ins
Species Count Weight
Albacore 117 1,017 lbs.
   Boat 82 744 lbs.
   Shore 35 272 lbs.
Bluefish 454 3,748 lbs.
   Boat 280 2,422 lbs.
   Shore 174 1,326 lbs.
Bonito 101 652 lbs.
   Boat 88 580 lbs.
   Shore 13 72 lbs.
Island of Martha's Vineyard

2021 76th Derby Dates:
Sun September 12 - Sat October 16

Come to the Vineyard and fish The Derby! For 76 years, "The Derby" has been a time to renew friendships, share a hot cup of coffee and create memories that fuel the winters exaggerated fish tales. It is a time when all can refocus on the natural beauty of this Island sanctuary. Come and be part of 75th years of great fishing, rich history, meeting new friends, generous sponsor support, and beautiful sunrises and sunsets!

Derby HQ/Weigh-In Hours: Daily: 8:00 - 10:00 AM and PM. Dock St. Edgartown.

Latest Derby News:

Posted September 22, 2021

The 2021 Bass In The Grass Auction is live! Checkout these amazing works of art and remember that 25% of the money raised goes to the Derby Scholarship fund! LINK

Posted September 20, 2021

We have confirmation that the contractor for the Edgartown Memorial Wharf restoration will commence today, Monday, 9/20. All public access to the wharf – from land and by boat – is shut down until the project is completed in the spring. Please obey all posted signs, etc.

Posted September 15, 2021

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Posted August 28, 2021

The 2021 Derby Online Store is stocked and open! Shop now for all your 2021 76th Derby Official gear. All proceeds benefit our scholarship fund.

Posted August 25, 2021

The 2021 Derby Booklet is arriving on-Island soon! You may pick-up yours at Island tackle shops with your hat and button and rules brochure (after per-registering online) starting Friday Sept 3. If you want to preview the booklet, it's available online here:

Posted August 19, 2021

Your 2021 76th Derby Preview Newsletter is now live. Check your email inbox or simply click here:

Posted August 18, 2021