Coast Guard rescues 3 sea turtles caught in illegal fishing gear

Coast Guard rescues 3 sea turtles caught in illegal fishing gear
A Coast Guard Station South Padre Island boat crew rescues three green sea turtles caught in 200-yards of illegal gill net fishing gear approximately a quarter mile north of the mouth of the Rio Grande River, near Brownsville, Texas, Nov. 24, 2019. U.S. Coast Guard photo. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard rescued three sea turtles caught in 200-yards of illegal fishing gear approximately a...

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crews illegally fishing US waters

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crews illegally fishing US waters
Coast Guard law enforcement crews count the catch of five Mexican lancha boat crews illegally fishing in federal waters off southern Texas at Station South Padre Island in South Padre Island, Texas, Nov. 16, 2019. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – Coast Guard law enforcement crews detected and interdicted five Mexican lancha boat crews engaged...

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crews illegally fishing US waters

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crews illegally fishing US waters
Coast Guard Cutter Alligator file photo by Seaman Meredith A. Manning CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard law enforcement crews detected and interdicted three Mexican lancha boat crews illegally fishing in federal waters off southern Texas, Sunday afternoon. Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi aircrews in coordination with crews from Coast Guard Station South Padre Island and the Coast Guard Cutter...

Coast Guard sets new record for illegal fishing vessel interdictions

Coast Guard sets new record for illegal fishing vessel interdictions
Coast Guard Station South Padre Island 33-Foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo by PA2 Adam Eggers. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard law enforcement crews interdicted a record-breaking number of lanchas throughout the Gulf of Mexico for fiscal year 2019. Since October 2018, Coast Guard assets and personnel have detected a total of 175 lanchas, intercepted 138, and interdicted 74....

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crew illegally fishing US waters

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crew illegally fishing US waters
Coast Guard Station South Padre Island 33-Foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo by PA2 Adam Eggers. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard law enforcement crews detected and interdicted a lancha boat crew illegally fishing in federal waters off southern Texas, Aug. 20, 2019. The lancha boat, with fishing gear onboard, was seized. The Mexican fishermen were detained and transferred to...

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crews illegally fishing US waters

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crews illegally fishing US waters
Coast Guard law enforcement crews count the catch of two Mexican lancha boat crews illegally fishing in federal waters off southern Texas at Station South Padre Island in South Padre Island, Texas.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Station South Padre Island. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – Coast Guard law enforcement crews detected and interdicted two Mexican lancha boat crews illegally fishing in federal...

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crews illegally fishing US waters

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crews illegally fishing US waters
A Mexican lancha sits moored at Station South Padre Island in South Padre Island, Texas, after Coast Guard law enforcement crews detected and interdicted three Mexican lancha boat crews illegally fishing in federal waters off southern Texas, Feb. 27, 2019.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Station South Padre Island. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard law enforcement crews detected and interdicted three...

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crew illegally fishing US waters

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crew illegally fishing US waters
A lancha moored to a pier after being seized by Coast Guard law enforcement crews in southern Texas, Feb. 11, 2019.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Station South Padre Island. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard law enforcement crews detected and interdicted three Mexican lancha boat crews illegally fishing in federal waters off southern Texas, Monday afternoon. Coast Guard crews stopped three lanchas...

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crew illegally fishing US waters

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crew illegally fishing US waters
A lancha moored to a pier after being seized by Coast Guard law enforcement crews in southern Texas Jan. 28, 2019.  U.S. Coast Guard photo. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard law enforcement crews detected and interdicted a Mexican lancha boat crew illegally fishing in federal waters off southern Texas, Monday afternoon. Coast Guard crews stopped one lancha with a total of four Mexican fishermen...