Major League Surfcasting

Martha's Vineyard, Cape Cod Islands & Beyond

Brian McCarty 

founder, Major League Surfcasting

Brian grew up in Ohio, where he began fishing not long after he learned to walk. Fishing obsession has always been a way of life. He is a veteran of OIF/OEF and utilized the military as an opportunity to fish around the world. He has fished in over thirty countries. Brian resides on the island of Martha's Vineyard, MA, where he continues to push his fishing efforts. Brian is a competitive fisherman, who stays active in fishing media, product development, education, and the social aspect of the sport.


Highlights include:

B.S. Environmental Science, MREP Fishery Science and Management for Recreational Anglers Certification, American Fisheries Society Member, ANGLR Expert, Media Contribution (written/video/photo), Martha's Vineyard Striped Bass & Bluefish Derby Committee Member, Martha's Vineyard Surfcasters Association, 1st Place 2018 MV Derby Fly Rod Shore Striped Bass Division, 2018 1st Place Fly Rod Catch & Release Tournament Team Division (most fish on a single fly).


Styles of fishing include:

  • Surfcasting
  • Wetsuiting
  • Boat & Shore
  • Fly, Spin & Conventional
  • Kayak Fishing