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Jay Fleming

Maryland-based photographer Jay Fleming focuses on the fish, wildlife, cultures and landscapes of Chesapeake Bay. His first book, Working the Water, documents the Bay’s seafood industry. 

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High Seas Shucking

Photographer Jay Fleming Reflects on an eight-day offshore trip.

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Dispatches from Cuba

Far from the tourist outposts, photographer Jay Fleming captures the spirit of the island’s subsistence fishermen

The author and his 22-foot Privateer Roamer

My Boat My Life — By Jay Fleming

I found my 22-foot Privateer Roamer in an art gallery, and she can take just about anything the Chesapeake can throw at her as I fish and photograph my home waters.

Lemon Shark and Bonefish

How I Got That Shot

I was kayaking around the Brigantine Cays in the Exumas when I came upon a tightly packed school of 75 to 100 bonefish that had been corralled by 3- to 5-foot lemon sharks.