Coast Guard reminds hunters, fishermen of safety during fall season

Coast Guard reminds hunters, fishermen of safety during fall season
CLEVELAND — It’s that time of the year again, and the Coast Guard wishes to remind those who choose to recreate outdoors throughout the Great Lakes region to keep safety their number one priority. Every year, hunters and anglers find themselves in danger and in need of assistance on the water. To have a safer, more enjoyable hunting or fishing excursion and to minimize risk, the Coast Guard recommends...

Coast Guard Station Point Judith crew medically evacuates ill fisherman

USCG file photoWAKEFIELD, R.I. — A U.S. Coast Guard rescue crew medically evacuated an ill crewman from a New Bedford, Mass., fishing vessel near Rhode Island Sound, March 31, 2011. Coast Guard Sector Southeast New England watchstanders received a report from the captain of fishing vessel Independence that a 45-year old male on board was suffering from stomach pains at approximately 3:05 p.m. A...

Coast Guard recovers body of fisherman in Togiak Bay

KODIAK, Alaska – The Coast Guard recovered the body of a 56-year-old fisherman who fell overboard from his skiff in Togiak Bay north of Bristol Bay Monday.

Coast Guard and county agencies conclude search for man fishing near powerplant

MONROE COUNTY, Mich. – The U.S. Coast Guard and multiple Michigan county sheriff’s and fire departments concluded a search for a 30-year-old male swept into Lake Erie after he was fishing near the Consumer’s Powerplant, here, Tuesday at approximately 1:30 p.m.