Coast Guard rescues dolphin from illegal net near South Padre Island

Coast Guard rescues dolphin from illegal net near South Padre Island
A Coast Guard Station South Padre Island boat crew cuts a dolphin free from illegal fishing nets near South Padre Island, Texas, May 4, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Seaman Lacie Kraatz) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard rescued a dolphin caught in an illegal fishing net near South Padre Island, Texas, Wednesday. Coast Guard Station South Padre Island crews received a call at 10:36 a.m....

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crew observed illegally fishing in US waters

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crew observed illegally fishing in US waters
33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard law enforcement crews interdicted a lancha boat crew that was observed illegally fishing in federal waters off southern Texas, Wednesday. A Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi aircrew located five fishermen engaged in illegal fishing aboard a lancha approximately 2 miles north of the Maritime Boundary...

Coast Guard interdicts 2 lancha crews illegally fishing US waters

Coast Guard interdicts 2 lancha crews illegally fishing US waters
A boat crew from Coast Guard Station South Padre Island surveys a Mexican lancha after stopping four Mexican fishermen engaged in illegal fishing aboard the vessel off the southern Texas coast, Feb. 4, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo, courtesy Station South Padre Island) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard law enforcement crews interdicted two Mexican lancha boat crews engaged in illegal fishing...

Coast Guard interdicts 5 lancha crews illegally fishing US waters

Coast Guard interdicts 5 lancha crews illegally fishing US waters
The Coast Guard Daniel Tarr at Sector Field Office Galveston, Texas. U.S. Coast Guard file photo by Sector Houston-Galveston Drone Team. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Multiple Coast Guard law enforcement crews detected and interdicted five Mexican lancha boat crews engaged in illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing activities in federal waters off the coast of southern Texas, Dec. 23, 2021. Coast Guard...

Coast Guard conducts 78 lancha interdictions in fiscal year 2021

Coast Guard conducts 78 lancha interdictions in fiscal year 2021
A launch crew is interdicted by Coast Guard law enforcement crews for engaging in illegal fishing in federal waters off the coast of southern Texas. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard law enforcement crews interdicted 78 lanchas, seized 15,484 lbs of catch, and detained 208 fishermen during fiscal year 2021 along the Texas coast. Since the first recorded lancha interdiction...

Coast Guard interdicts 3 lanchas illegally fishing US waters

Coast Guard interdicts 3 lanchas illegally fishing US waters
A boat crew from Coast Guard Cutter Harold Miller, a 154-foot Sentinel class cutter homeported in Galveston, Texas, seizes approximately 150 to 200 pounds of red snapper on board a Mexican lancha off the southern Texas coast, Oct. 19, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo, courtesy Cutter Harold Miller) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard law enforcement crews detected and interdicted three Mexican lancha...

Coast Guard interdicts 2 lancha crews illegally fishing US waters

Coast Guard interdicts 2 lancha crews illegally fishing US waters
A Mexican fishing boat, or lancha, floats alongside the pier at Coast Guard Station South Padre Island after a 45-foot Response Boat–Medium boat crew from the station detected men illegally fishing in the Gulf of Mexico, Sept. 21, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo, courtesy Station South Padre Island) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Multiple Coast Guard law enforcement crews detected five and interdicted two...

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crews illegally fishing in US waters

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crews illegally fishing in US waters
U.S. Coast Guard file photo of a lancha moored to a pier after being seized by Coast Guard law enforcement crews in southern Texas. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard law enforcement crews detected and interdicted four Mexican lancha boat crews engaged in illegal fishing in federal waters off the coast of southern Texas Friday. Coast Guard crews consisting of air support and four boat crews interdicted...

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crews illegally fishing US waters

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crews illegally fishing US waters
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard law enforcement crews detected and interdicted four Mexican lancha boat crews engaged in illegal fishing in federal waters off the coast of southern Texas Tuesday. Coast Guard crews consisting of air support and four boat crews interdicted four lanchas with 19 fishermen engaged in illegal fishing and seized approximately 3,000 lbs of red snapper and 11 sharks. “The...