Anglers Release Entangled Leatherback Turtle off Martha’s Vineyard

Martha’s Vineyard Times: Brian Cory and his friends were out in his 23’ Mako, Almost There, Sunday morning [Sept. 17] on the hunt for a fish to weigh for the Martha’s Vineyard Striped Bass and Bluefish Derby, but the bites weren’t coming, and they were getting bored.

Mr. Cory, who lives near Lambert’s Cove, said he was surprised that his favorite spot in Horseshoe Shoal wasn’t yielding any fish, but decided to take his friends and their kids for a ride out to an observation tower.

Read more about the Martha’s Vineyard anglers that released a leatherback turtle.