Coast Guard issues violations for illegal fishing near Cape Romain

Coast Guard issues violations for illegal fishing near Cape Romain
CHARLESTON, S.C. — A Coast Guard boarding team issued fishing and safety violations Thursday to a vessel 19 miles east of Cape Romain, South Carolina. The 44-foot fishing vessel The Long Line was found actively laying and retrieving fishing pots in a prohibited area. The Coast Guard Cutter Cormorant noticed The Long Line crew setting their pods Wednesday night and later retrieving the pods Thursday...

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crews illegally fishing US waters

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crews illegally fishing US waters
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard law enforcement crews detected and interdicted Mexican lancha boat crews engaged in illegal fishing in federal waters off southern Texas, Tuesday and Wednesday afternoon. Coast Guard crews stopped two lanchas with a total of ten Mexican fishermen engaged in illegal fishing. The lanchas and 584 red snapper, totaling 2,814 lbs, were seized. The Mexican fishermen...

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crew illegally fishing US waters

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crew illegally fishing US waters
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard law enforcement crews detected and interdicted a Mexican lancha boat crew engaged in illegally fishing in federal waters off southern Texas, Thursday afternoon. Coast Guard crews stopped one lancha with a total of four Mexican fishermen engaged in illegal fishing. Longline gear, 20 sharks and 60 red snapper fish were identified onboard the lancha prior to it sinking....

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crew illegally fishing US waters

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crew illegally fishing US waters
Coast Guard law enforcement crews moor an interdicted Mexican lancha whose boat crew was engaged in illegally fishing in federal waters off southern Texas on Feb. 4, 2018 in South Padre Island, Texas.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Station South Padre Island. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard law enforcement crews detected and interdicted a Mexican lancha boat crew engaged in illegally fishing in...

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crew illegally fishing US waters

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crew illegally fishing US waters
Coast Guard law enforcement crews interdict a lancha boat with five Mexican fishermen engaged in illegal fishing in federal waters off southern Texas, Jan. 25, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard law enforcement crews detected and interdicted a Mexican lancha boat crew engaged in illegally fishing in federal waters off southern Texas, Jan. 25, 2018. Coast Guard crews...

Coast Guard conducts 10th annual Operation Kohola Guardian

Coast Guard conducts 10th annual Operation Kohola Guardian
Coast Guard Station Maui 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Amanda Levasseur HONOLULU — Coast Guard crews conducted patrols off Maui Tuesday, in ongoing support of Operation Kohola Guardian. Operation Kohola Guardian, typically run for the first several months of the year, is a cooperative effort between state and federal agencies to reduce risk to mariners and to...

Coast Guard, NOAA seize illegal shrimp catch

Coast Guard, NOAA seize illegal shrimp catch
A Coast Guard and NOAA joint boarding team seized approximately 6,000 pounds of shrimp with an estimated price of $60,000. U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Cutter Raymond Evans. MIAMI — The Coast Guard and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration seized approximately 6,000 pounds of shrimp with an estimated price of $60,000 from the 68-foot fishing vessel Ronald E. near the Dry...

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crew illegally fishing US waters

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crew illegally fishing US waters
Coast Guard law enforcement crews interdict Mexican lancha boat crews engaged in illegal fishing in federal waters off southern Texas Jan. 11, 2017. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard law enforcement crews detected and interdicted a Mexican lancha boat crew engaged in illegally fishing in federal waters off southern Texas,Thursday morning. Coast Guard crews stopped one lancha...

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crews illegally fishing in US

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crews illegally fishing in US
Coast Guard law enforcement crews interdict Mexican lancha boat crews engaged in illegal fishing in federal waters off southern Texas, Dec. 30, 2017 and Jan. 4, 2017. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard law enforcement crews detected and interdicted two lancha boats with Mexican crews engaged in illegal fishing in federal waters off southern Texas over the past two weeks. Coast...