Search for blank fisherman on a Satilla River is in the fourth day – Florida Times
January 8, 2015 - Finding Carter
Despite carrying 4 sonar-equipped boats on a Satilla River Wednesday, a hunt for a Florida male blank given Saturday and reputed drowned incited adult nothing, pronounced Sgt. Patrick Dupree of a Georgia Department of Natural Resources.
“We’ve had 0 certain hits,” Dupree said.
At 8 a.m. Sunday, a DNR found a vessel that Johnny Mack Carter of Jennings, Fla., had launched Saturday morning during Jamestown Landing to go fishing, Dupree said.
Carter, 58, was final listened from during 11:40 Saturday morning when he called a family member and pronounced he wanted to be picked adult during 4 p.m. during a alighting north of Waycross, where he had launched a 14-foot fishing boat. When Carter had not arrived during nightfall, his family called a Ware County Sheriff’s Office and reported him missing.
Dupree pronounced he flew aboard a U.S. Customs and Border Protection helicopter Wednesday for 5 to 6 hours checking each hook for any pointer of Carter. Out of an contentment of caution, a helicopter hunt went some-more than 15 miles upstream and vessel searches went several miles upstream from where a dull vessel was found, Dupree said.
When Carter called his family, he pronounced he had done it to a U.S. 1 bridge, that Dupree pronounced is 6.2 miles from where a vessel was found hung adult in a branches of a tree in a center of a river.
“That’s a prolonged approach for an dull vessel to deposit but unresolved up,” giving a series of bends in a Satilla, including many pointy ones, Dupree said.
It is expected that a best chances for anticipating Carter distortion in acid a stream a brief stretch upstream from where a vessel was found, he said.
Carter’s family has remained tighten to Jamestown Landing and is being kept suggested of a efforts to find him, Dupree said.
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