Coast Guard conducts safety inspections, fishery boarding during 2017 Mini Lobster Season

Coast Guard conducts safety inspections, fishery boarding during 2017 Mini Lobster Season
U. S. Coast Guard Petty Officer 1st Class Stacy Kenerly, Boarding Team member for Station Key West, fills out the safety inspection paperwork during a recreational vessel boarding while on patrol in Calda Channel, just north of Key West, on the first day of Mini Lobster season, July 26, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Sara Romero. KEY WEST, Fla. – The Coast Guard and, Florida...

Spiny Lobster fishing season begins, small craft advisory issued

Spiny Lobster fishing season begins, small craft advisory issued
LOS ANGELES – A small craft advisory is in effect for start of Spiny Lobster fishing season that is scheduled to begin at midnight Friday, and all participating recreational and commercial divers please note that National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has issued a small craft advisory through Friday evening. Winds are expected to be 10-25 knots out of the northwest and gusts up to 30 knots...

Coast Guard, multiple agencies partner to promote a safe spiny lobster fishing season

SAN PEDRO, Calif. – The Coast Guard, in partnership with state and municipal agencies, is seeking to ensure a safe start to this year’s commercial and recreational spiny lobster fishing season.