Coast Guard seizes 480 pounds of illegal fish off Texas coast

Coast Guard seizes 480 pounds of illegal fish off Texas coast
A Mexican lancha, with 5 fishermen aboard, is interdicted for illegally fishing by the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Edgar Culbertson in federal waters off the southern Texas coast, Jan. 26, 2023. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by the cutter Edgar Culbertson) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard interdicted two lancha crews and seized 480 pounds of illegally caught fish in federal waters off southern...

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crew illegally fishing off Texas

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crew illegally fishing off Texas
A Coast Guard Station South Padre Island 33-foot Special Purpose Craft–Law Enforcement crew approaches a lancha in federal waters off the southern Texas coast, Jan. 20, 2023.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Station South Padre Island) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard interdicted a lancha crew illegally fishing in federal waters off southern Texas, Friday. Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi command...

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crew, 200 pounds of illegal fish

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crew, 200 pounds of illegal fish
Members of a Coast Guard Station South Padre Island boat crew escort handcuffed fishermen from a 33-foot Special Purpose Craft–Law Enforcement at the station’s dock near Brownsville, Texas, Jan. 9, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo, courtesy Station South Padre Island) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard interdicted a lancha crew and seized 200 pounds of illegally caught fish in federal waters...

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crew off Texas coast

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crew off Texas coast
Two crew members from Coast Guard Cutter Benjamin Dailey (manning Coast Guard Cutter Jacob Poroo) direct a Mexican fisherman aboard a lancha approximately 15 miles offshore the southern Texas coast, Jan. 7, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo, courtesy Cutter Benjamin Dailey) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard interdicted a lancha crew and seized 350 pounds of illegally caught fish Saturday in...

Coast Guard interdicts 5 lancha crews off Texas coast

Coast Guard interdicts 5 lancha crews off Texas coast
Coast Guard Cutter Jacob Poroo file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Lexie Preston. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard interdicted five lancha crews and seized 590 pounds of illegally caught fish in federal waters off southern Texas, Thursday. Coast Guard Station South Padre Island boat crews and the Coast Guard Cutter Jacob Poroo crew, in coordination with Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi...

Coast Guard interdicts 2 lancha crews, seizes 600 pounds of illegal fish

Coast Guard interdicts 2 lancha crews, seizes 600 pounds of illegal fish
A Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircrew observes a Coast Guard Station South Padre Island 33-foot Special Purpose Craft–Law Enforcement crew approaching a lancha illegally fishing in federal waters off southern Texas, Dec. 9, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard photo, courtesy Air Station Corpus Christi) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard interdicted two lancha crews and...

Coast Guard, NOAA seize illegally caught fish near Homer, Alaska

Coast Guard, NOAA seize illegally caught fish near Homer, Alaska
Two crewmembers from Coast Guard Cutter Naushon and a member from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Office of Law Enforcement (NOAA OLE) pose for a picture with allegedly illegally-retained halibut in Homer, Alaska, Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2022.  U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo. KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard law enforcement boarding team seized illegally caught fish near Homer, Alaska,...

Coast Guard seizes 330 pounds of illegal fish off Texas coast

Coast Guard seizes 330 pounds of illegal fish off Texas coast
A boat crew from Coast Guard Cutter Jacob Poroo, a 154-foot fast response cutter homeported in Galveston, Texas, surveys red snapper illegally caught by a Mexican lancha crew.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo, courtesy Cutter Jacob Poroo) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard interdicted a lancha crew and seized 330 pounds of illegally caught fish Monday in federal waters off southern Texas. Coast Guard...

Coast Guard interdicts 87 lanchas off Texas coast in fiscal year 2022

Coast Guard interdicts 87 lanchas off Texas coast in fiscal year 2022
Seized Mexican lanchas rest within a fenced-in yard near Coast Guard Station South Padre Island in South Padre Island, Texas, Mar. 9, 2022.(U.S. Coast Guard photo, courtesy Station South Padre Island) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard law enforcement crews interdicted 87 lanchas, seized 15,809 pounds of catch and detained 373 fishermen off the Texas coast during fiscal year 2022. Since the first...