Coast Guard urges safety for hunters, sportsman during this season

Coast Guard urges safety for hunters, sportsman during this season
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — As water temperatures continue to dip, the Coast Guard is urging all sportsman enjoying the hunting season along the Mid-Atlantic coastline to do so responsibility. The average water temperature for coastal waters from New Jersey to North Carolina is 46 degrees, which can cause a loss of muscle control and possible unconsciousness within an hour of exposure according to the National...

Coast Guard, ADF&G, DPS encourages increased hunter safety in Alaska

Coast Guard, ADF&G, DPS encourages increased hunter safety in Alaska
JUNEAU, Alaska –The Coast Guard, Alaska Department of Fish and Game, and the Alaska Department of Public Safety encourages hunters to increase their safety awareness and prepare accordingly for their hunts. Coast Guard 17th District personnel have responded to four separate search and rescue cases over the last two weeks relating to hunters needing assistance in the Alaskan outdoors. These search...