Images from The Oyster Issue — September-October 2019

Hog Island, VA

Photo by Jay Fleming

Faint light to the east from the forthcoming sunrise illuminates a starry sky behind the Broadwater Seafood oyster watch house. The watch house is located where an oyster and scallop shucking house was situated when the town of Broadwater on Hog Island was inhabited.

Love Point, MD

Photo by Jay Fleming

Waterman Sam Joiner empties his pound net at the mouth of the Chester River near Love Point. Striped Bass and Atlantic Menhaden make up the majority of the catch for the fishermen using pound nets in the middle portion of the Chesapeake Bay.

Atlantic Ocean

Photo by Jay Fleming

Sunrise illuminates storm clouds on a rough morning in the Atlantic Ocean nearly 60 miles off of the mouth of the Delaware Bay.

Chincoteague, VA

Photo by Grant L. Gursky

The sun sets on an oyster farm — located in the Eastern Shore town’s waters known worldwide — giving way to the moon and its night stars.

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