"The U.S. Border Patrol does not board Canadian vessels in the gray zone without consent or probable cause, and agents only conduct interviews as a vessel runs parallel to it", said Stephanie Malin, a spokeswoman for Customs and Border Protection, which operates the border agency.
According to Cook, the Canadian fishing captain, Nick Brown, informed the US vessel that "he was a Canadian vessel legally fishing in Canadian waters".
"Canada's sovereignty over the area is long-standing and has a strong foundation in worldwide law", the post said.
The agents claimed to be looking for undocumented immigrants, he said.
"Typical American bullies", Cook wrote in the June 25 post, asserting that the Canadian vessels were rightly fishing in Canadian water.
Ties between Canada and the United States have been strained since President Donald Trump slapped tariffson Canadian steel and aluminum, citing USA national security, with Trump calling Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau "very dishonest" and "weak" after a spat at the G7 meeting in Quebec last month.
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Machias Seal Island is between New Brunswick and ME and has been the subject of a territorial dispute between Canada and the USA for decades.
According to Cook, the Canadian fishing captain, Nick Brown, informed the U.S. vessel that "he was a Canadian vessel legally fishing in Canadian waters".
But the United States has never relinquished its claim on the island.
Like previously stated the island is in a grey area of the border but both Canadian and American fishermen work around the island.
The State Department did not respond to a request for comment.
She said there had been 21 Canadian vessels interviewed by agents in the sector so far this fiscal year "with no immigration arrests".
In 40 years fishing off ME, this is the first time he can remember Border Patrol operating offshore like this, Drouin said.
Federal law gives Border Patrol the authority to stop, search and examine any vehicle entering the USA including those in a maritime environment, Malin said. "Canadian fishermen are being harassed by US border patrol".
Machias Seal Island lies between a grey area in the Canadian and American border which the U.S. has recently begun monitoring more closely.
Grand Manan is a Canadian island in the Gulf of ME, right near the border between the United States and Canada.
"Until the matter of the boundary is resolved, we will continue to take practical steps with the United States to ensure that the area is well managed", Babcock said. Tension over fishing rights in the area can get heated when the price of lobster is high, leading to threats and accusations of line-cutting and other sabotage.
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Susan Collins of ME , two relative centrists who have expressed concern over the dismantling of abortion rights in the U.S. I think any of these jurists would be a good nominee. "As you know, there are many presidents who never get a choice".
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