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Old 03-30-2008, 09:27 PM
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I'm making my first pilgrimage to Martha's Vineyard this spring. Can anyone recomend good reading material to get aquaited with the island (from a surfcaster's perspective) before I get there? Tips or ideas to make the trip successful are certainly welcome, too!

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Old 03-31-2008, 07:42 AM
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Hopefully you get some good tips here, I'm interested myself. Got married there a few yrs back right on the beach and it looked like a sweet place. For a small island it sure is a bit confusing once there. I was there in Oct but, left the tackle home for that trip. I did see some prime casting areas though and did check out the south facing beach area and there is allot of beach there.
Very nice island which hopefully I get to explore more of.
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Old 04-01-2008, 09:41 AM
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Be sure to check out the big cove between Lobsterville and the entrance to Menemsha Pond
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Old 04-01-2008, 09:31 PM
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Islands are nice since you get lots of current and they are natural fish magnets. I haven't fished the Vineyard but I've fished Nantucket. I would pay close attention to:

1. The corners of the island where rips are more pronounced.
2. Any inlets.
3. The south/west shore which is natural and pristine. Catching a sunrise might be as good as catching a fish.
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