Coast Guard interdicts 2 lancha crews illegally fishing US waters

Coast Guard interdicts 2 lancha crews illegally fishing US waters
Coast Guard Cutter Harold Miller file photo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Multiple Coast Guard law enforcement crews detected and interdicted two Mexican lancha boat crews illegally fishing in federal waters off southern Texas, Thursday. The Coast Guard Cutter Harold Miller crew, in coordination with a Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi aircrew, located and stopped two lanchas with a total of...

Coast Guard rescues dolphin from illegal net near South Padre Island

Coast Guard rescues dolphin from illegal net near South Padre Island
A Coast Guard Station South Padre Island boat crew cuts a dolphin free from illegal fishing nets near South Padre Island, Texas, May 4, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Seaman Lacie Kraatz) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard rescued a dolphin caught in an illegal fishing net near South Padre Island, Texas, Wednesday. Coast Guard Station South Padre Island crews received a call at 10:36 a.m....

Coast Guard begins fisheries enforcement operation with Bermuda

Coast Guard begins fisheries enforcement operation with Bermuda
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Angela McShan (WPC-1135) is scheduled to arrive in Bermuda on April 6 as part of a multi-month fisheries enforcement operation in concert with the Bermuda Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Royal Bermuda Regiment, Bermuda Coast Guard, and Bermuda Police Services. The cutter will be the first of three Coast Guard ships that will patrol seaward...

Coast Guard Patrols EEZ in partnership with Samoa

Coast Guard Patrols EEZ in partnership with Samoa
Crews from the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Juniper (WLB 201) and USCGC Joseph Gerczak (WPC 1126) conducted security patrol operations in Samoa’s exclusive economic zone throughout February 2022, to protect fisheries and other natural resources. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) HONOLULU — Working with the Government of Samoa, crews from the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Juniper (WLB 201) and Coast Guard...

Coast Guard discovers illegal halibut catch near Kodiak, Alaska

Coast Guard discovers illegal halibut catch near Kodiak, Alaska
The fishing vessel Competition, that a Coast Guard law enforcement boarding team discovered illegally caught fish on approximately 12 nautical miles northeast of Kodiak, Alaska, February 19, 2022.  U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo JUNEAU, Alaska – A Coast Guard law enforcement boarding team discovered illegally caught fish approximately 12 nautical miles northeast of Kodiak, Alaska, Saturday. The...

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crew observed illegally fishing in US waters

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crew observed illegally fishing in US waters
33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard law enforcement crews interdicted a lancha boat crew that was observed illegally fishing in federal waters off southern Texas, Wednesday. A Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi aircrew located five fishermen engaged in illegal fishing aboard a lancha approximately 2 miles north of the Maritime Boundary...

Coast Guard interdicts 2 lancha crews illegally fishing US waters

Coast Guard interdicts 2 lancha crews illegally fishing US waters
A boat crew from Coast Guard Station South Padre Island surveys a Mexican lancha after stopping four Mexican fishermen engaged in illegal fishing aboard the vessel off the southern Texas coast, Feb. 4, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo, courtesy Station South Padre Island) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard law enforcement crews interdicted two Mexican lancha boat crews engaged in illegal fishing...

Coast Guard cutters begin Operation Aiga in Oceania

Coast Guard cutters begin Operation Aiga in Oceania
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Juniper return to Honolulu after completing a 45-day patrol in Oceania in support of Operation ‘Aiga, Oct. 1, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Cutter Juniper) HONOLULU — The crews of the Coast Guard Cutters Juniper (WLB 201) and Joseph Gerczak (WPC 1126) will aim to extend the Coast Guard’s at-sea enforcement presence in the region through...

Coast Guard interdicts 5 lancha crews illegally fishing US waters

Coast Guard interdicts 5 lancha crews illegally fishing US waters
The Coast Guard Daniel Tarr at Sector Field Office Galveston, Texas. U.S. Coast Guard file photo by Sector Houston-Galveston Drone Team. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Multiple Coast Guard law enforcement crews detected and interdicted five Mexican lancha boat crews engaged in illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing activities in federal waters off the coast of southern Texas, Dec. 23, 2021. Coast Guard...