Us Poachers Apprehended Off Abaco

A GROUP of foreign fishermen was apprehended by members of the Royal Bahamas Defence Force in the northern Bahamas for fisheries violations in Bahamian waters.

While on routine patrol on Monday afternoon, the Defence Force patrol craft HMBSP-45 conducted a search of a vessel 0.32 nautical miles off Rocky Bar, Abaco.

On board the catamaran, called ‘Meat Hook,' were five American nationals along with an unknown quantity of crawfish

They were transported to Marsh Harbour and handed over to the police to be processed.


BiminiHomeowner 6 years, 10 months ago

Good to hear they were caught. This happens all the time over in Bimini.


The_Oracle 6 years, 10 months ago

They must have run into the side of the Defense force boat! To think our boys had to reel in their lines and actually deal with poachers!


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