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Investigation continues after death on commercial fishing boat

An official with the U.S. Coast Guard said a boat currently docked in Beaufort returned with a crew member who had died. According to several posts on Facebook, family and friends identified the fisherman as Wesley Vanhook of Bayboro. The Coast Guard said they got a call around 9:15 Sunday that one of the crew members aboard the Little Jesse had received a head injury. Coast Guard Sector NC launched a cutter, which escorted the 75-foot vessel to the Beaufort Inlet. video, click here08:44

Sitka Police – Suspect identified in Eliason Harbor fishing boat shooting, held on $100,000 bail

Sitka Police Department have released more information about the suspect of a shooting Saturday evening that left one man injured. 35-year-old Nathan Leask has been identified as the suspect who allegedly shot a man on a commercial fishing boat before fleeing. Sitka Police say they received a call around 5:30 p.m. that a man had been shot on a commercial fishing boat in Eliason Harbor. “Upon arrival, officers located an adult male with a gunshot would on his thigh and blunt force trauma to the head,” said the press release from Sitka Police. “Leask had entered the vessel occupied by the victim and female and a physical altercation had broken out.” Leask was apparently armed with a handgun during the fight. It was said to have discharged, resulting in the injury. click here to read the story 18:46

Is the fishing boat stuck on the rocks near Cayucos going to stay there forever?

A Morro Bay commercial fishing boat has been stuck on coastal rocks off the northern coast of Cayucos for more than two months, mired in a jurisdictional limbo as officials from state, federal and county agencies figure out how to remove it — and who’s going pay for it. It may stay there a while. The Point Estero ran aground on July 28 while returning to the Morro Bay Harbor from about 40 miles offshore, where the operator was fishing for slime eels, the Morro Bay Harbor Patrol previously told The Tribune. click here to read the story 21:37

BREAKING: Dead man found on commercial fishing boat in Portsmouth

State Police report an untimely death aboard a commercial fishing boat tied to the dock at the Portsmouth Fish Co-Op on Peirce Island. On Saturday, August 12, around 11 a.m., N.H. State Police Marine Patrol received a report of a deceased male identified as Seth M. Caron, age 29, of Brunswick, Maine. The circumstances surrounding his death remain under investigation. Assisting agencies include the N.H. State Police, Portsmouth Police department, and the U.S. Coast Guard. link 12:48

Commercial Fishing Boat Runs Aground Near China Camp In Marin County

Two boaters in distress were able to safely walk to shore after a 30-foot commercial vessel lost power in the North Bay and ran aground Saturday at China Camp State Park near San Rafael, according to United States Coast Guard officials. The Coast Guard got a phone call from a commercial fishing vessel that had run aground at China Camp around 8:34 a.m. They dispatched a 45-foot surf rescue boat and a helicopter, according to Lt. Cmdr. Jon Lane. Read the article here 08:05

Commercial fishing boat runs aground in Oregon Inlet

FV-Fine-Tuna-in-Oregon-InletA commercial fishing trawler from Wanchese ran aground Monday morning just east of the Bonner Bridge in Oregon Inlet. Pictures from eyewitnesses show the F/V Fine Tuna was hard aground and side too the Bodie Island shoal, which juts out into Oregon Inlet, sometime before 10 a.m. Read the rest here 09:16

F/V “Miss Laurie” Commercial Fishing Boat Catches Fire On Housatonic – Details are sketchy

The three people were taken to Bridgeport Hospital, and the captain of the fishing boat suffered third-degree burns, the Coast Guard spokesman said.. Read more here 10:45

Guest Column: A bleak future for fishing in Greenport, Sidney Smith Captain/owner F/V Merit

I am a commercial fisherman, and to be honest, it raises my blood pressure and turns my stomach that Greenport claims the fame as a fishing port. Unfortunately, it seems the village is more interested in being called a fishing village than actually being one. The fact of the matter is, village government has never made it easy for a commercial fishing boat to actually work out of the village. They have a commercial dock but don’t allow fish boxes there. Get that? No unloading. No fueling. No gear on the dock.  timesreview.com  Read more here  09:55

No rest for the weary on commercial fishing boat

no reast evening starThe morning after on the Evening Star is marked with heaps of blood-tinged ice and buckets of bright dead fish.  Crew members use plastic shovels and gloved hands to dig the fish out of the holds and scoop the ice into melting pink piles on the deck of the 50-foot commercial fishing boat. They’re in a good mood. Read more here nwfdailynews  10:20

Man rescued after leg caught in machinery on fishing boat

Authorities rescued a man whose leg was caught Monday in machinery on a  commercial fishing boat off the Ventura Harbor. continue reading