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Coast Guard warns mariners of no offshore radio communications along NC coast
WILMINGTON, N.C. — Coast Guard Sector North Carolina restored radio communication capabilities Friday. Repairs were completed at approximately 4 a.m. Friday.  An HC-130 Hercules airplane was launched Thursday night to monitor radio communications in the North Carolina Captain of the Port Zone until repairs were completed. To view the initial press release, click here.
Guide to re-arming your Mustang Survival HIT (Hydrostatic) Inflatable PFD. If your inflatable Personal Flotation Device (PFD's) Carbon Dioxide (CO2) cartridge has been used during inflation, your PFD will need to be re-armed, meaning a new CO2 cartridge will need to be installed into the inflator mechanism. The video below provides step by step instructions on re-arming your PFD. You will...
MIAMI — The Coast Guard, with the help of a good Samaritan, rescued five people from the water Saturday approximately four miles east of Lower Boynton Beach, Florida. Coast Guard 7th District watchstanders received a report at approximately 9:24 a.m. of a 31-foot pleasure craft with five people aboard rapidly taking on water. Watchstander launched an Air Station Miami MH-65 Dolphin helicopter...
PFD INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE The best Personal Flotation Device (PFD) is the one you wear, but it can only save your life if it works. That’s why it’s so important to maintain your PFDs and to inspect them regularly to make sure they are in good condition and working properly. VISUAL INSPECTION BEFORE EVERY USE There are no rips, tears, excessive abrasion...
Coast Guard confirms three fishermen dead after boat capsizes near Yaquina Bay
NEWPORT, Ore. —  The U.S. Coast Guard confirmed Wednesday morning that three fishermen who were on boat when it capsized Tuesday night were killed. The Dungeness crab fishing boat, the Mary B II, capsized while crossing the Yaquina Bay bar Tuesday night in 12- to 14-foot seas, according to the U.S. Coast Guard. The Coast Guard was able to recover one body,...
Coast Guard halts illegal charter operation in Baker's Haulover Inlet MIAMI — The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of the 39-foot pleasure craft Down Under with seven passengers aboard Saturday in Baker's Haulover Inlet after discovering multiple safety violations. After being notified of the vessel by Customs and Border Protection a Coast Guard Station Station Miami Beach 33-foot Special Purpose Craft—Law...

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Twenty-first century bass anglers have a wealth of options when selecting the critical link that connects them to their finned quarry: their line. Anglers...