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 rescues 2 from vessel near Port Mansfield

Coast Guard rescues 2 from vessel near Port Mansfield
MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ryan Pierce CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard rescued two boaters Monday from a vessel taking on water near Port Mansfield, Texas. Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi watchstanders received a report at 8 p.m. from a friend of two boaters, a 59-year-old man and an 80-year-old man, whose 17-foot skiff was reportedly taking on water...

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 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 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 assists partners, fights condo fire in Port Isabel

Coast Guard assists partners, fights condo fire in Port Isabel
Coast Guard Petty Officer 2nd Class Adam Cantu from Station South Padre Island, uses a P-6 dewatering pump to put out a fire at Oyster Cove Condominiums in Port Isabel, Texas, Oct. 19, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo, courtesy Station South Padre Island) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard assisted local fire department personnel in extinguishing a fire at a condominium in Port Isabel, Texas,...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing 17 year old

Coast Guard suspends search for missing 17 year old
USCG FIle Photo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard suspended its search Thursday for a 17-year-old male who went missing off South Padre Island, Texas, Wednesday. At 3:04 p.m., good Samaritans located the 17 year old unresponsive on the beach approximately 8 miles north of where he was last seen swimming. Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi command center watchstanders received a notification...

Coast Guard searching for missing 17 year old off South Padre Island

Coast Guard searching for missing 17 year old off South Padre Island
Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by PA2 Adam Eggers CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard is searching Wednesday for a missing 17-year-old male in the water off South Padre Island, Texas. Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi command center watchstanders received a notification at 4:12 p.m. from Coast Guard Station South Padre Island watchstanders stating they...