Striped Bass fishing past 3 miles could net a fine

Striped Bass fishing past 3 miles could net a fine
A boarding team from the Coast Guard Cutter Shearwater performs a vessel inspection aboard a recreational vessel in support of Operation Striper Swiper, an initiative to curtail illegal fishing of the Atlantic striped bass in federal waters. (U.S. Coast Guard file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class David Weydert) Atlantic City – The cold air brings with it many things each year; pumpkin-spiced...

Coast Guard assists 2 in vessel taking on water off Cape May, NJ

Coast Guard assists 2 in vessel taking on water off Cape May, NJ
A Coast Guard 45-foot Motor Lifeboat crew from Station Cape May, New Jersey, assist the crew of a recreational vessel six miles east of Cape May, New Jersey, Nov. 1, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by BM3 Tristan Ray) PHILADELPHIA- The Coast Guard assisted two people aboard a vessel taking on water east of Cape May, New Jersey today. Watchstanders in the Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay Command Center...

Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship passenger off Atlantic City, NJ

Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship passenger off Atlantic City, NJ
USCG MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. PHILADELPHIA – The Coast Guard medevaced a passenger off the cruise ship Norwegian Breakaway, about 13-miles off Atlantic City, Sunday. Watchstanders from Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay were contacted by the cruise ship crew stating a passenger was ill and needed medical care at 7 p.m. A rescue crew from Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City launched an...

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman 50 miles off Atlantic City

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman 50 miles off Atlantic City
USCG MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. PHILADELPHIA – The Coast Guard medevaced a 57-year old fisherman who was reportedly injured after falling from his bunk approximately 50-miles south east of Atlantic City, N.J. Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City launched an MH-65 Dolphin rescue helicopter crew and hoisted the man aboard the helicopter at 6:34 p.m. The rescue crew transferred the man to...

Coast Guard rescues swimmer in distress off Belmar, NJ

Coast Guard rescues swimmer in distress off Belmar, NJ
A 47-foot Motor Lifeboat crew from Coast Guard Station Manasquan Inlet, N.J. File Photo by Auxiliarist David Lau PHILADELPHIA – The Coast Guard rescued a man from the water off the coast of Belmar, New Jersey, Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay were notified at about 5:15 p.m. by Belmar Fire Rescue of a swimmer in distress off 16th Avenue. Coast Guard Sector Delaware...

Coast Guard rescues 2 off Belmar, NJ

Coast Guard rescues 2 off Belmar, NJ
Coast Guard 29-Foot Response Boat-Small File Photo PHILADELPHIA – The Coast Guard rescued two people from the water off the coast of Belmar, New Jersey, Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay were notified at about 5:50 p.m. from Belmar Water Rescue that two swimmers were in distress off 4th Avenue. Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay watchstanders issued an Urgent Marine Information...

Customs and Border Protection, Coast Guard seize 368 rounds of ammunition bound for Guatemala

Customs and Border Protection, Coast Guard seize 368 rounds of ammunition bound for Guatemala
Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay and Customs and Border protection members inspect household goods boxes in shipping container bound for Guatemala in search of illegal ammunition in Wilmington, Delaware on Tuesday, September 5, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class David Micallef WILMINGTON, Del. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection and Coast Guard personnel seized 368 rounds of...

Coast Guard, DENRC assist 2 on boat taking on water near Massey Head

Coast Guard, DENRC assist 2 on boat taking on water near Massey Head
USCG File Photo BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard and Delaware Department of Natural Resources assisted two people on a vessel taking on water near Massey Ditch, Del., Friday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay received a report stating two people were aboard a 20-foot vessel taking on water. Sector Delaware Bay watchstanders issued an urgent marine information broadcast and launched a boatcrew...

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman off Manasquan Inlet, NJ

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman off Manasquan Inlet, NJ
Coast Guard 29-Foot Response Boat-Small File Photo PHILADELPHIA – The Coast Guard medevaced a fisherman suffering chest pains approximately five-miles off Manasquan Inlet, New Jersey, today. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay were notified via radio, of a 49-year old man aboard a fishing boat, who was reportedly suffering shortness of breath and chest pains at 2:30 p.m. A 29-foot Response...