Images from the New Year. New You. Issue — January-February 2021

TANGIER ISLAND, MD
Photo by Jay Fleming
The Chesapeake Bay’s frigid waters surrounding Tangier Island are sun-kissed at dawn, soon to cast light on crab shanties where watermen shed peeler crabs into soft crabs during warmer months.

TANGIER ISLAND, MD
Photo by Jay Fleming
Waterman Trent Pruitt rides his bike around the No. 7 day marker of the Chesapeake Bay at the Island’s eastern entrance during a deep freeze three winters ago.

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Images from The Holiday Issue — November-December 2020

St. Michaels, MD
Photo courtesy Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum
Interpretive volunteers from the Chesapeake Independent Blues (CIB) and the Fort McHenry Guard demonstrate the firing of reproduction muskets as part of the 2019 Christmas in St. Michaels celebration. “The traditions of celebrating Christmas, and the firing of guns, had been brought to the Americas by Swiss,

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Images from the Outdoor Adventures Issue — September-October 2020

Deal Island, MD
Photo by Jay Fleming
For 60 years, iconic skipjacks have raced in the waters of Tangier Sound during Labor Day weekend. This year’s festival was postponed due to Covid-19, but a smaller race of 10-12 skipjacks is scheduled for September 26 at Long Wharf in Cambridge.

Gargatha, VA
Photo by Jay Fleming
The sun sets brilliantly on a pair of surfers who’ve just paddled back to shore after a full day of riding excellent waves in the Atlantic Ocean.

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Images From The Sea Glass Issue — March-April 2020

Tilghman Island, MD
Photo by Jay Fleming
Dawn awakens this popular peninsula island as the tides of the Chesapeake Bay come ashore — but sea glass hunter Mary McCarthy won’t let that deter her from finding new treasures.
Her quest for colorful discoveries continues on Page 92 of this issue.

Chesapeake Bay, MD & VA
Photo by Jay Fleming
Treasures come in many shapes and sizes — evident through this collection of artifacts discovered by watermen working in the Chesapeake Bay.

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