Coast Guard, NOAA encourage Alaskan fishermen to know before they go

Coast Guard, NOAA encourage Alaskan fishermen to know before they go
JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA) Office of Law Enforcement in Alaska are encouraging all fishermen to become familiar with laws before going fishing. The Coast Guard and NOAA have encountered various anglers this season who are not familiar with all the laws specific to the area where they are fishing, leading to problems when they are approached...

Coast Guard Auxiliary rescues endangered, cold-stunned turtles from Cape Cod shores

Coast Guard Auxiliary rescues endangered, cold-stunned turtles from Cape Cod shores
A recently rescued Kemp’s ridley turtle swims in a tank before being taken out and flown to Florida Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ross Ruddell) Boston – Kemp’s Ridley turtles come up to northeast waters in summer and become trapped in the elbow of the Cape’s arm as water cools in the fall. These cold-blooded reptiles experience a...