- Associated Press - Sunday, November 18, 2018

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.

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