MV Derby Catch Disqualified for Lack of SW Permit

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Share this Article On Facebook Twitter More... The Martha’s Vineyard Striped Bass and Bluefish Derby committee disqualified two potential division-winning fish on Monday after it determined that in each case the fisherman did not hold a valid Massachusetts saltwater fishing permit.

In a statement emailed to The Times, Derby president Ed Jerome referenced a Massachusetts law that went into effect on January 1, 2011, that with a few exceptions requires all fishermen to hold a saltwater fishing permit.

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