Category Archives: Outdoor Life

Coast Guard sets ice condition 2 for Chesapeake Bay; 3 for Delaware Bay and tributaries; Virginia Capes closed too; Cutter Chock slicing ice from Crisfield to Tangier Island

“It’s important to always check and monitor the marine weather forecast before any trip on the water,” said Capt. Scott Anderson, the Commander of Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay. “High winds, cold weather, and dropping temperatures are good reasons to re-evaluate an outing.

Kayaker found dead floating in Broadkill river not far from craft and cooler

a couple boating in the Broadkill River, in the area north of Oyster Rocks Road, discovered an empty kayak, a cooler, and then a body floating in the water. 

Coast Guard saves fishing vessel Capt. Jimmy from visit to Davy Jones Locker off of Ocracoke Island

Watchstanders in the Sector North Carolina Command Center in Wilmington received notification that the 72-foot fishing vessel Capt. Jimmy was taking on water in Pamlico Sound near Bluff Shoal Light at about 3:30 a.m.

Attention family and employers of cokeheads; prices are going up due to Coast Guard seizing 1800 kilos in the Caribbean

While on routine patrol, Tahoma crewmembers detected and intercepted a 226-foot tanker suspected of smuggling contraband. The Tahoma crew launched a Helicopter Interdiction Tactical Squadron MH-65 Dolphin helicopter and a small boat to the tanker. Coast Guard law enforcement officers seized 60 bales of contraband, which later tested positive for cocaine.

Coast Guard plucked five from water at Oregon Inlet 

Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina in Wilmington, North Carolina, were alerted at about 5 p.m. that Synergy had capsized and five people were in the water