Coast Guard and FWC release egg-bearing lobsters in Fort Lauderdale

Coast Guard and FWC release egg-bearing lobsters in Fort Lauderdale
Coast Guard Station Fort Lauderdale law enforcement officials conduct a boarding on a pleasure craft in Fort Lauderdale, July 26, 2018.  (Coast Guard Photo) MIAMI — A Coast Guard Station Fort Lauderdale crew and Florida Wildlife Conservation Commission law enforcement officials conducted a law enforcement boarding on a pleasure craft that led to the release of egg-bearing lobsters in Fort Lauderdale,...

Coast Guard, FWC seize illegal catch near Blackwater Sound

Coast Guard, FWC seize illegal catch near Blackwater Sound
Mangrove snappers lie on the deck of a recreational vessel, July 9, 2018, near Blackwater Sound, Florida. (Coast Guard Photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard and Florida Wildlife Conservation Commission seized 64 mangrove snappers and one undersized barracuda aboard the 22-foot recreational boat near Blackwater Sound, Monday. A Coast Guard Station Islamorada 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement...

Coast Guard, local agencies search for a person in the water near Perdido Bay

Coast Guard, local agencies search for a person in the water near Perdido Bay
Coast Guard 25-foot Response Boat-Small File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is searching for a person in the water near Perdido Bay, Alabama. Coast Guard Station Pensacola received a report from Escambia County Sheriff’s Office of a 20-foot pontoon boat that was beached near Ono Island at 7:19 p.m., Sunday. Florida Wildlife Conservation Commission located a man near the pontoon boat who reported...