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Janet has been featured in many books, magazines, and appeared on tv

Casting into the Light Tales of a Fishing Life (more)

Janet's first book now available. Published by Pantheon. June 2019

Posted November 5, 2018 at 3:32 PM

On The Water

Janet is a writer for this magazine. It is a most informative read. Look into the Striper Cup.

Posted May 16, 2010 at 4:29 AM

Reading the Water 1988 Robert Post

This book is loaded with stories from hardcore fishermen from Martha's Vineyard. Only Bob Post could interview us in a time when we were selling fish and NO ONE WAS TALKING...He was able to pry secrets about spots and techniques. Janet has a full chapter written about her and the guys who taught her all she knows about Striped Bass fishing.

Posted July 2, 2014 at 5:50 PM

An Amazing Story of the VIneyards Derby (more)

Ed Jerome and Ray Ellis were the authors that got this book together. I am a contributing author and my story is about Cedar Tree Neck

Posted August 31, 2014 at 5:40 PM

 The Big One

A fun and exciting read about one of the Martha's Vineyard Striped Bass & Bluefish Derbys, David Kinney follows many of the participants around as they chase a derby winner. Janet Messineo has fished the derby since 1976 and has taken many major prizes. In this book she is hyped as the fanatic!

Posted May 16, 2010 at 4:17 AM

On The Run David DiBenendetto


An Anglers Journey Down the Striper Coast

Posted December 1, 2014 at 8:40 AM

New England Stripers a fishing anthology

Janet has authored two chapters in this book

Posted December 1, 2014 at 8:43 AM

 stories in the Martha's Vineayard Times for the 2018 fishing season

Janet writes stories for many local newspapers

Posted November 5, 2018 at 3:35 PM

Pro Staff Recommendations

Lamiglas Rods, be ready for the BIG ONE!

Lamiglas Rods

I use Lamiglas rods. They are the best rods I have ever fished with. I fish HARD. These rods can stand the test. Light weight and yet ready for the fish of a lifetime!

Posted July 2, 2014 at 5:40 PM


These are the best automatic tire deflators. Save time and energy getting on the beach. they have a life time guarantee and stand behind their product. I've used them for years and love them.

Posted June 23, 2018 at 10:23 AM

Simms (more)

top of the line fishing wear

Posted December 8, 2018 at 9:33 AM

Posted October 29, 2019 at 9:10 AM

Fishing around the world

 Mike Laptew

Underwater DVD's of striped bass behavior! Incredible photography on land and under the ocean. Squid, herring! I have learned more about fishing by watching Mikes DVD's of underwater behavior of the fish that I target. Beautiful work

Posted June 13, 2014 at 12:11 PM

Martha's Vineyard Surfcasters Assoc

Join the MVSA, in house derby, newsletters and make new friends that fish on Martha's Vineyard

Posted March 5, 2011 at 3:19 AM

 fishing in sicily

explore fishing in sicily

Posted January 15, 2010 at 10:03 AM


discover fishing in Italy!

Posted March 4, 2011 at 2:27 PM

Ben Scott

Ben Scott

Need help with creative branding, websites, photographs? Ben is one of the most creative guys that I know. With the Lainey Fink by his side this duo can help put your business on the top of everyones list. Oh yea, Did I mention that Ben is an incredible fly fisherman and ties the most beautiful effective flies?

Posted June 3, 2012 at 8:34 PM

 Tristan Israel

An incerdible troubador from Martha's Vineyard. You must hear Tularemia!

Posted January 15, 2010 at 10:12 AM

Island Artists

Abe Pieciak

Island Artist

Posted December 8, 2018 at 9:51 AM

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