Coast Guard assists 5 grounded duck hunters and dog on boat near Hobucken, NC

Coast Guard assists 5 grounded duck hunters and dog on boat near Hobucken, NC
A duck hunter and his dog aboard a U.S. Coast Guard 24-foot Special Purpose Craft-Shallow Water boat crew from Station Hobucken  Jan. 15, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Geoffrey Hurin) HOBUCKEN, N.C. – The Coast Guard transported five duck hunters and their dog to safety after their 23-foot boat ran aground and partially sank near Big Porpoise Point, Tuesday morning. The...

Coast Guard assists duck hunter in distress

Coast Guard assists duck hunter in distress
24-foot Special Purpose Craft-Shallow Water file photo PHILADELPHIA – The Coast Guard assisted a man after his duck hunting boat overturned near Rehoboth Bay, Delaware, at about 7:40 a.m., Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Station Indian River in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, were notified by the man via radio, that his boat reportedly capsized when he shifted quickly in the boat while it was anchored...

Coast Guard rescues 2 hunters, 2 dogs near Merrimon, NC

Coast Guard rescues 2 hunters, 2 dogs near Merrimon, NC
WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard rescued two duck hunters and their dogs Saturday after their boat ran out of fuel near Merrimon. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Station Hobucken received a call from Pamlico County 911 dispatchers at about 4:28 p.m. reporting two men in a 17-foot, brown skiff, low on fuel in the vicinity of Turnagain Bay. Station Hobucken watchstanders notified watchstanders in the...

Coast Guard aircrew rescues two hunters, one dog, stranded near Altoona, Wash.

Coast Guard aircrew rescues two hunters, one dog, stranded near Altoona, Wash.
The Coast Guard rescued two mariners and a dog who became stranded near Altoona, Wash., Dec. 27. 2016.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jonathan Klingenberg. SEATTLE — The Coast Guard rescued two hunters and a dog who were stranded on Miller Sands, a shallows in the Columbia River located offshore from Altoona, Wash., today. At approximately 8 a.m., Astoria 911 contacted U.S....

Coast Guard, local agencies rescue duck hunter in Nisqually Flats, Wash.

Coast Guard, local agencies rescue duck hunter in Nisqually Flats, Wash.
SEATTLE — A Coast Guard aircrew and local agency personnel rescued a stranded duck hunter from a sandbar in the Nisqually Flats, Saturday. An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles safely hoisted and transferred the man to Lacey Fire Rescue personnel. “Inland or out to sea, it’s always important to check the weather before you head out as flood warnings and flood...

Coast Guard leads multiagency response to missing hunter near South Pass

Coast Guard leads multiagency response to missing hunter near South Pass
NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard, state and local agencies responded to a report of a missing duck hunter in the vicinity of South Pass on the lower Mississippi River, Thursday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report of the missing hunter and directed the launch of a Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew, and a Coast Guard Station Venice rescue...

Increased hunter rescues prompt Coast Guard safety reminders

Increased hunter rescues prompt Coast Guard safety reminders
CLEVELAND — With the arrival of the winter season, the Great Lakes Coast Guard is noticing an increased number of hunting enthusiasts taking to the shores and marshes and getting into trouble. This week, rescue crews from around Lake Erie and Lake Michigan rescued three duck hunters and one muskrat trapper from areas where most said they were familiar with, until the winter weather took them by...

Search ends in Chippewa County as body of missing duck hunter found in Munuscong Lake

Search ends in Chippewa County as body of missing duck hunter found in Munuscong Lake
SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. — The search for a missing man in Munuscong Lake in the lower St. Marys River ended Sunday morning as a Coast Guard helicopter crew located the body of the missing duck hunter. Dead is 52-year-old Robert Andrzejewski. At about 8 p.m. Saturday, a search-and-rescue controller at Coast Guard Sector Sault Ste Marie, Mich. was contacted by Chippewa County Emergency Dispatch reporting...