Coast Guard interdicts lancha crew illegally fishing in US waters

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crew illegally fishing in US waters
A lancha and fishing gear were seized and brought back to shore after being stopped Thursday afternoon on Jun. 15 by U.S. Coast Guard crews in southern Texas. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Edward J.Wargo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard law enforcement crews detected and interdicted a Mexican lancha boat crew off the coast of southern Texas, Thursday. Coast Guard crews stopped...

Coast Guard interdicts 2 lancha crews illegally fishing in US

Coast Guard interdicts 2 lancha crews illegally fishing in US
A lancha boat floats in South Padre Island, Texas after being seized by Coast Guard law enforcement crews on Mar. 27, 2017. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard law enforcement crews detected and interdicted Mexican lancha boat crews engaged in illegally fishing in federal waters off southern Texas. Saturday evening, Coast Guard crews stopped a lancha with four Mexican fishermen engaged in illegal...

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crew illegally fishing in US

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crew illegally fishing in US
A lancha and fishing gear were seized and brought back to shore after Coast Guard crews stopped the lancha, with a total of five Mexican fishermen who admitted to fishing illegally, in U.S. waters off Texas March 23, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard law enforcement crews detected and interdicted a Mexican lancha boat crew illegally fishing in U.S. waters off Southern...

Coast Guard seizes more than 3,000 pounds of shark, snapper from multiple lanchas in Gulf of Mexico

Coast Guard seizes more than 3,000 pounds of shark, snapper from multiple lanchas in Gulf of Mexico
This is a panoramic photo of Station South Padre Island and local cutters near sharks and red snapper seized from illegal fishermen in Gulf Coast waters, Jan. 8, 2016.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Station South Padre Island) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard seized 3,249 pounds of illegal catch from three Mexican fishing boats poaching in waters off South Padre Island early Friday morning. At...

Coast Guard saves 50 sharks caught illegally off South Padre Island, Texas

Coast Guard saves 50 sharks caught illegally off South Padre Island, Texas
A Coast Guard Station South Padre Island, Texas, boat crew frees a shark from illegal gill net Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2015. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard freed 50 living sharks and two tripletail Tuesday, from illegal longline gear and gill net that was found about 400 yards offshore, near South Padre Island. Five dead sharks were also caught in the illegal fishing gear. At...

Coast Guard seizes 4 miles of illegal gill net off South Padre Island, Texas

Coast Guard seizes 4 miles of illegal gill net off South Padre Island, Texas
A Station South Padre Island 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boat crew seizes illegal gill net, Sunday, Nov. 29, 2015 near the U.S. and Mexico border. Coast Guard photo. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard seized 4 miles of illegal gill net about 1,000 yards off South Padre Island, Sunday. At 11:49 p.m., a good Samaritan on Boca Chica Beach called watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi...

4 Mexicans apprehended off Texas Coast with red snapper, sharks

4 Mexicans apprehended off Texas Coast with red snapper, sharks
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Amberjack stopa lanchas sighted fishing in U.S. waters near the maritime border with Mexico. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard cutter crews caught four Mexican nationals illegally fishing in U.S. Waters off Texas Wednesday. Tuesday at 10:53 p.m., the Coast Guard Cutter Amberjack’s crew sighted a potential lancha, or Mexican fishing boat,...

Coast Guard interdicts Mexican lancha off South Texas

Coast Guard interdicts Mexican lancha off South Texas
Coast Guard crews seized a Mexican fishing boat with four Mexican nationals in the water off South Texas, Wednesday, May 13, 2015. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard seized a Mexican fishing boat with four Mexican nationals in the waters off South Texas, Wednesday. At approximately 1 p.m., the Coast Guard Cutter Amberjack spotted a vessel of interest approximately 9 miles north of the U.S./Mexico...

Coast Guard seizes 2 lanchas with 6 Mexican nationals aboard, off Texas waters

Coast Guard seizes 2 lanchas with 6 Mexican nationals aboard, off Texas waters
Coast Guardsmen from Station South Padre Island, Texas, catch and detain Mexican nationals aboard a lancha after crews in Coast Guard aircraft spotted them fishing illegally in U.S. territorial waters Friday, May 1, 2015.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Andrew Kendrick) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard seized two Mexican fishing boats, also known as a lanchas, in the waters...