Coast Guard donates seized fish to turtle group

Coast Guard donates seized fish to turtle group According to the U.S. Coast Guard, illegal fishing in U.S. waters along the southern Texas coastline has been increasing.

Authorities said a U.S. boater found Mexican fishermen adrift in a lancha — typically an open-hulled fiberglass skiff of about 25 feet in length — within Texas waters in the Gulf of Mexico. The boater tried to help the fishermen, who untied themselves from his vessel and resumed drifting at 1:10 p.m. Saturday after they overheard the boater radio the Coast Guard for assistance, according to a Coast Guard news release. Read More