Coast Guard interdicts lancha crews illegally fishing off southern Texas

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crews illegally fishing off southern Texas
Coast Guard law enforcement crews detected and interdicted two Mexican lancha boat crews engaged in illegal fishing in federal waters, Oct. 6, 2017, off southern Texas.  U.S. Coast Guard photo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard law enforcement crews detected and interdicted two Mexican lancha boat crews engaged in illegal fishing in federal waters off southern Texas Friday afternoon. The Coast...

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crew illegally fishing in U.S.

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crew illegally fishing in U.S.
Coast Guard law enforcement crews detected and interdicted a Mexican lancha boat crew engaged in illegal fishing in U.S.  waters off southern Texas, Sept. 16, 2017. . U.S. Coast Guard photo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard law enforcement crews detected and interdicted a Mexican lancha boat crew engaged in illegal fishing in federal waters off southern Texas, Saturday. The lancha, with fishing...

Coast Guard assists 5 boaters after vessel capsizes near Port Aransas, Texas

Coast Guard assists 5 boaters after vessel capsizes near Port Aransas, Texas
USCG File Photo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — A Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew assisted five boaters after their vessel capsized Friday morning, approximately 800 feet from San Jose Island. At 9:10 a.m., Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received notification from the Port Aransas Police Department that a 21-foot pleasure craft had capsized, leaving...

Coast Guard medevacs possible stroke victim off Port Mansfield, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs possible stroke victim off Port Mansfield, Texas
USCG File Photo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard medevaced a 41-year-old man Thursday evening from a fishing boat 15 miles east of the Port Mansfield Jetties. At 7:47 p.m., a crewmember of the fishing boat Big Bull contacted Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders to report that a crewmember aboard the boat was suffering from a stroke. A Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi...

Coast Guard saves fishing vessel taking on water, crew in Gulf of Mexico

Coast Guard saves fishing vessel taking on water, crew in Gulf of Mexico
Coast Guard Cutter Alligator file photo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard crews successfully dewatered a commercial fishing vessel taking on water with six people aboard, 30 miles east of the Port Mansfield jetties, early Saturday morning. At 1:27 a.m., the fishing vessel Little Joseph contacted Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders on VHF channel 16 to report that their vessel...

Coast Guard crews work diligently to keep fishing boat afloat

Coast Guard crews work diligently to keep fishing boat afloat
USCG File PhotoCORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Additional Coast Guard crews have been sent to keep flooding at bay aboard a commercial fishing vessel with four people aboard, 30 miles northeast of Port Aransas, Friday. A Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew and a Coast Guard Station Port Aransas response boat crew each delivered dewatering pumps earlier in the morning,...

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crew illegally fishing in US

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crew illegally fishing in US
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard law enforcement crews detected and interdicted a Mexican lancha boat crew illegally fishing in federal waters off southern Texas. Tuesday morning, Coast Guard crews stopped a lancha with four Mexican fishermen engaged in illegal fishing. The lancha, 43 red snapper totaling 547 pounds, 117 sharks totaling 666 pounds, five other fish totaling 22 pounds, and fishing...

1 dead, 1 stable after incident in Corpus Christi, Texas

1 dead, 1 stable after incident in Corpus Christi, Texas
USCG File Photo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Corpus Christi Fire Department/EMS transported two men to the hospital after the Corpus Christi Port Police Department recovered them from the water near Indian Point Monday afternoon. At 3:45 p.m., a good Samaritan contacted Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders and reported that two people were in the water near Indian Point and...

Coast Guard medevacs man from grounded sailboat

Coast Guard medevacs man from grounded sailboat
A sailboat sits grounded on Mustang Island, about 5 miles south of Port Aransas, Texas, after the owner was medevaced for facial injuries Feb. 24, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Jonathan Alexander. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard located and rescued an injured man after a mayday call was received from his grounded sailboat on Mustang Island, about 5 miles south...