MVTimes-JamesDeath Steven James, president of the Boston Big Game Fishing Club, sponsor of the Oak Bluffs Monster Shark tournament for the past 27 years, was one of 2 duck hunters who died Tuesday morning when their skiff overturned with 3 people aboard in the Westport River [MA].

Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England received a report at approximately 9:00 am, Tuesday, from the Westport Harbormaster of the overturned skiff near Westport River, according to a Coast Guard First District press release. A Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod  MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter rescue crew and a Coast Guard Station Menemsha, 47’ motor lifeboat rescue crew immediately launched a search. The helicopter rescue crew located the overturned skiff in the river.

Read more about the death of Oak Bluffs Monster Shark Tournament organizer Steven James.


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