Coast Guard crew issues violation to commercial fishermen off Oregon Coast

A Coast Guard cutter crew issued a violation to commercial fishermen who caught salmon outside of the fishing season 20 miles off the coast of Newport, Oregon, Sunday. A boarding team from the Coast Guard Cutter Orcas, a 110-foot patrol boat homeported in Coos Bay, issued a federal violation under 50 CFR 660.405 – fishing for, or taking and retaining, any species of salmon during closed seasons or in closed areas.,, The cutter Orcas crew conducted numerous boardings over the weekend on both commercial and recreational vessels. >click to read<22:11

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