Coast Guard looking for missing 83-year-old fisherman
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — The Coast Guard says it is searching for a missing 83-year-old fisherman.
The Coast Guard said early Sunday that the man went missing Saturday while fishing aboard a 21-foot pontoon boat near Edenton, North Carolina.
The man’s boat and fishing gear were found shortly after the Coast Guard dispatched a rescue boat and helicopter to begin searching.
The Coast Guard said it searched throughout the night and is continuing to search on Sunday.