Coast Guard interdicts illegal foreign fishers in Pacific

Coast Guard interdicts illegal foreign fishers in Pacific
Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point C-130 Hercules aircraft file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Tara Molle HONOLULU — The Coast Guard interdicted several foreign fishing vessels fishing inside the US exclusive economic zone on two separate occasions incidents in the first two months of 2020. “While we’ve seen incursions into the EEZs of partners and illegal, unreported, and unregulated...

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...