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. googletag.cmd.push(function()...

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 successfully detected and interdicted a Mexican lancha boat crew illegally fishing in federal waters Tuesday, off southern Texas. Tuesday afternoon, Coast Guard Station South Padre Island crews stopped the lancha and four Mexican fishermen engaged in illegal fishing. The lancha, eight red snapper totaling 30 pounds, and illegal fishing gear...

Coast Guard interdicts lancha illegally fishing in US

Coast Guard interdicts lancha illegally fishing in US
Coast Guard crews stopped a lancha near the U.S./Mexico border and 194 red snapper totaling 540 pounds, and illegal fishing gear were seized. . U.S. Coast Guard photo. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard Station South Padre Island law enforcement crews successfully detected and interdicted a Mexican lancha crew illegally fishing in federal waters off southern Texas Saturday morning. A lancha is a...

Coast Guard Station Freeport seizes 488 red snapper illegally caught off Texas coast

Coast Guard Station Freeport seizes 488 red snapper illegally caught off Texas coast
Coast Guard crews boarded a recreational fishing boat and found coolers containing 488 red snapper that were caught illegally in the Gulf of Mexico Saturday, March 26, 2016. U.S. Coast Guard photo. HOUSTON — Coast Guard crews stopped a recreational boat with approximately 1,900 pounds of red snapper Saturday, which was illegally caught in the Gulf of Mexico off Freeport and Galveston. During a...

Coast Guard Cutter Heron seizes red snapper from commercial shrimp vessel off South Texas

Coast Guard Cutter Heron seizes red snapper from commercial shrimp vessel off South Texas
Cutter Heron Logo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – The crew aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Heron seized approximately 120 red snapper from the U.S. flagged shrimping vessel Capt. Wallace B from Brownsville, Texas on Tuesday. At approximately 2:30 p.m. Tuesday afternoon, the Heron was on a routine patrol when they conducted a law enforcement boarding on the fishing boat Capt. Wallace B and discovered the...

Coast Guard Cutter Brant rescues 4 Mexican poachers from sinking boat

Coast Guard Cutter Brant rescues 4 Mexican poachers from sinking boat
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard crews rescued four Mexican nationals from their sinking boat Saturday, after they were spotted illegally fishing north of the U.S./Mexico maritime border. At approximately 8 p.m. Saturday, a crewmember aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Brant, an 87-foot coastal patrol boat, spotted a Mexican boatcrew poaching fish in the U.S. Exclusive Economic Zone, 30 miles off...

3 miles of illegal long line seized by South Texas Coast Guard crews

3 miles of illegal long line seized by South Texas Coast Guard crews
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard crews seized a total of approximately 3 miles of long line fishing gear set by multiple Mexican fishermen operating illegally in U.S. waters over the past twenty-four hours. Friday night, Coast Guard Cutter Amberjack sighted multiple vessels moving at a high rate of speed southwards the maritime border. Unable to interdict the vessels, Amberjack returned to...

Coast Guard interdicts more Mexican fisherman poaching in Gulf of Mexico

Coast Guard interdicts more Mexican fisherman poaching in Gulf of Mexico
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – The Coast Guard interdicted a Mexican fishing crew who fled from authorities Sunday, after poaching shark, red snapper, and eel in the waters off South Texas. At approximately 12:30 p.m. Sunday, a Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew observed a Mexican fishing boat, also known as a lancha, 22 miles north of the U.S.-Mexico maritime boundary...

Coast Guard crews seize 10 miles of illegal long line

Coast Guard crews seize 10 miles of illegal long line
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard crews seized a total of 10 miles of long line fishing gear from multiple Mexican fishermen operating illegally in U.S. waters over the past several days. Coast Guard Cutter Sturgeon crewmembers seized two miles of long line gear Friday. Coast Guard Station South Padre Island crewmembers seized another seven miles total Saturday and Sunday. Coast Guard Cutter...