Coast Guard, Alaska Wildlife Troopers team up to enforce maritime law near Kodiak, Alaska

Coast Guard law enforcement teams are trained in federal fisheries laws and inspect vessels to ensure compliance with fishing seasons, permit requirements, gear and catch restrictions, and landing quotas. While conducting this important maritime law enforcement mission in Chiniak and Marmot Bays near Kodiak, a boarding team from the Coast Guard Cutter SPAR recently discovered a pair of lingcod peeking out from under a tarp on the back deck of a vessel the team was inspecting.


U.S. Coast Guard, Canada partner to curb illegal fishing in the Pacific Ocean

The U.S. Coast Guard and the Canadian Department of Fisheries and Oceans conducted joint patrols of the high seas under Operation Drift Net from Sep. 19 to Oct. 6. Coast Guard cutters and Canadian aircraft patrolled the international waters off […]