Search effort conducted for missing Kake fisherman


Pilot Map

This map shows the approximate area of the search. The marking near Point Mcartney is where the skiff is believed to have been originally anchored and the marking near Point Napean.

A Kake resident was reported missing Friday night after failing to return from a fishing trip, prompting a search over the weekend, according to Petersburg Fire/EMS/SAR Director Aaron Hankins.

A U.S. Coast Guard press release identified the missing man as Timothy Wilson Jr., 70, last seen Friday morning departing aboard a 15-foot Lund near Pup Island.

Coast Guard Sector Juneau received a relayed report from the Alaska State Troopers at 8:30 p.m., Friday, of an overdue boater.

Using a cell phone ping, the Coast Guard identified a last known position of approximately six miles southwest of...

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