Captain
Jay Leach

Member since April 2017 Virginia Beach, United States
Background
I have grown up fishing the waters of coastal Virginia and have fished here my entire life. After raising two boys, I decided to take my love for the water to the next step and turn my interest into a business. I also enjoy sharing my passion for fishing with those who are new to it. I've been a teacher for over 28 years and now its time to share the skills I've developed with others. My experience and training as an EMS provider have given me special insight into helping make the time on the water special and safe.
Techniques
I love jigging. Whether its trying to entice a school of Mahi circling under some trash offshore or a lone Cobia at a bouy on the Chesapeake Bay, there is something special about controlling the exact action of the lure or bait that gives the experience that much more meaning and satisfaction.

Hey, I'm Captain Jay Leach

Virginia Beach, United States
Background
I have grown up fishing the waters of coastal Virginia and have fished here my entire life. After raising two boys, I decided to take my love for the water to the next step and turn my interest into a business. I also enjoy sharing my passion for fishing with those who are new to it. I've been a teacher for over 28 years and now its time to share the skills I've developed with others. My experience and training as an EMS provider have given me special insight into helping make the time on the water special and safe.
Techniques
I love jigging. Whether its trying to entice a school of Mahi circling under some trash offshore or a lone Cobia at a bouy on the Chesapeake Bay, there is something special about controlling the exact action of the lure or bait that gives the experience that much more meaning and satisfaction.

My Charter Listings

First Landing Charters, LLC

4.4 Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent (48)
Virginia Beach
 Last booking: 3 days ago
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Patriotic Excursions, LLC

4.5 Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent (8)
Virginia Beach

Customer Reviews

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Nice trip with Captain Ray
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
79%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
80%
Appropriate for children
83%
Satisfied with the boat
94%
Catch intended fish
55%
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Fred D.
Bermuda Run, NC
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Full Day with Captain Don

VERIFIED   NEW  Full Day Trip – Inshore on September 18, 2021
The waves were a little over 3-5 feet offshore but the 30 foot boat handled them well. We went out to the Chesapeake Tower...
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Stace T.
Cincinnati, OH
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4 Hour trip with Captain Jason

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – Inshore (Morning) on May 30, 2021
Weather was terrible the day we booked. They called us in advance to warn us the earlier booking did not see fish and because...
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Scott S.
Alexandria, VA
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Great trip

VERIFIED   NEW  4 Hour Trip (AM) on September 4, 2021
We had a great time on a historical boat. Who else gets to go fishing on a boat used by SEAL teams? Such a fun ride. We only...
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Christian L.
Virginia Beach, VA
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Half day with Capt. Jay and Dom

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – Inshore (Morning) on September 30, 2020
Had a great day fishing the last day of Cobia season with Jay and Dom. Got a message from Capt. Jay the day before the trip...
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Adriana R.
Sterling Heights, MI
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4 hour trip with Captain Mike and his crew

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – Inshore (Afternoon) on May 31, 2021
The Captain and his crew were phenomenal. We had lots of laughs and learned alot. The only bummer is we didn’t catch any...
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