41-year-old man still missing on Lake Butte des Morts

Searching continued for a second day yesterday to locate a missing kayaker that went missing Sunday while fishing on Lake Butte des Morts.

The 41 year old man was last seen around 3 PM Sunday and was reported missing at 5:40 PM by family members.

The man launched his kayak on the southern portion of the lake near Samers Bay between Omro and Oshkosh. Search crews have since found the missing mans kayak but have found no signs of the man. Emergency officials utilized multiple boats from area fire departments, the sheriff’s office, and DNR as well as searching by air with a plane.

Searching was suspended yesterday evening as night set in but officials say they will continue their search efforts today.