Coast Guard, Coast Guard Auxiliary to patrol Columbia River as salmon run ramps up

Coast Guard, Coast Guard Auxiliary to patrol Columbia River as salmon run ramps up
A Coast Guard Auxiliary member passes out boating safety information to a boater preparing to launch his personal fishing vessel at the boat launch in the Port of Chinook, Wash., Aug 17, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Trevor Lilburn. WARRENTON, Ore. — The Coast Guard and the Coast Guard Auxiliary are conducting routine patrols on the Columbia River as the Buoy 10 salmon season...

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crew illegally fishing in US waters

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crew illegally fishing in US waters
Illegally caught sharks and red snapper are counted outside of Coast Guard Station South Padre Island near South Padre Island, Texas, Aug.12, 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, Sunday morning. Coast Guard crews stopped a lancha...

Coast Guard and FWC release egg-bearing lobsters in Fort Lauderdale

Coast Guard and FWC release egg-bearing lobsters in Fort Lauderdale
Coast Guard Station Fort Lauderdale law enforcement officials conduct a boarding on a pleasure craft in Fort Lauderdale, July 26, 2018.  (Coast Guard Photo) MIAMI — A Coast Guard Station Fort Lauderdale crew and Florida Wildlife Conservation Commission law enforcement officials conducted a law enforcement boarding on a pleasure craft that led to the release of egg-bearing lobsters in Fort Lauderdale,...

Coast Guard, FWC seize illegal catch near Blackwater Sound

Coast Guard, FWC seize illegal catch near Blackwater Sound
Mangrove snappers lie on the deck of a recreational vessel, July 9, 2018, near Blackwater Sound, Florida. (Coast Guard Photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard and Florida Wildlife Conservation Commission seized 64 mangrove snappers and one undersized barracuda aboard the 22-foot recreational boat near Blackwater Sound, Monday. A Coast Guard Station Islamorada 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement...

Coast Guard crew issues violation to commercial fishermen off Oregon Coast

Coast Guard crew issues violation to commercial fishermen off Oregon Coast
A boarding team aboard a small boat from the Coast Guard Cutter Orcas, 110-foot Patrol Boat homeported in Coos Bay, Ore., approaches a fishing vessel off the Oregon Coast, June 30, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo by 1st Class Cadet Josh Turner. COOS BAY, Ore. — A Coast Guard cutter crew issued a violation to commercial fishermen who caught salmon outside of the fishing season 20 miles off the coast...

Coast Guard, N.J. State Police enforce safety zone around entangled whale in Raritan Bay

Coast Guard, N.J. State Police enforce safety zone around entangled whale in Raritan Bay
Coast Guard 29-foot Response Boat-Small file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nicole J. Groll NEW YORK – The Coast Guard received a report from a Good Samaritan of a possible entangled whale near Raritan Bay, New Jersey, Saturday. A boarding team from Coast Guard Station New York aboard a New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) boat first arrived on scene to obtain situational...

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crews illegally fishing US waters

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crews illegally fishing US waters
A Mexican lancha boat sits moored at U.S. Coast Guard Station South Padre Island, Texas, after being seized by Coast Guard law enforcement crews June 25, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Station South Padre Island CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard law enforcement crews detected and interdicted two Mexican lancha boat crews illegally fishing in federal waters off southern Texas, Monday. Coast Guard...

Coast Guard detains fishing vessel Run Da, seizes 80 tons of salmon

Coast Guard detains fishing vessel Run Da, seizes 80 tons of salmon
The crew of the Coast Guard Alex Haley transfers custody of the detained fishing vessel Run Da to a People’s Republic of China Coast Guard patrol vessel in the Sea of Japan, June 21, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo. JUNEAU, Alaska – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley detained the fishing vessel Run Da suspected of illegal, unreported, unregulated fishing activity Saturday in international...

Coast Guard, FWC seize illegal catch near South Sound Creek, FL

Coast Guard, FWC seize illegal catch near South Sound Creek, FL
Dismembered sharks lie on the deck of the commercial fishing vessel Miss Shell, June 19, 2018, near South Sound Creek, Florida.  (Coast Guard Photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission jointly seized 11 shark fins and dismembered sharks aboard the 40-foot commercial fishing vessel, Miss Shell, near South...