OPP Searching For Two Missing Anglers

Posted on Thursday, October 11, 2018 14:19 PM

The OPP say they are continuing their search for a couple of anglers reported missing at the south end of Lake of the Woods.

Police say their boat was last seen on Tuesday near Fadden's Island.

The Marine and Trails Unit began it's search yesterday, but have been unable to locate the two fishermen.

The Emergency Response Team has also been called in and a helicopter has also been requested pending the weather.

The OPP say they are searching for a silver 16 foot Alumamarine boat, with a 25 horsepower Yamaha outboard motor.

One of the men is 43 years old, about 6'3, weighing 230lbs, wearing camo overalls, a blue rain jacket, a red hoodie and brown boots.

The second male is said to be 75 years old wearing a camo snow suit with green boots and an orange hat.

Anyone who might have information about the missing anglers is asked to contact the Kenora OPP.

(File photo)