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Boat of missing boaters at Pickwick found, search continues for high school fishing team

The boat belonging to the missing High school fishing team was found Monday morning. The search for the boaters continues.

Three members of a high school fishing team have been missing since Saturday.

From TWRA:


HARDIN COUNTY, Tenn.— Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency Wildlife Officers are searching for three missing boaters near Pickwick Dam. A bass boat believed to have three occupants went missing on Pickwick Lake on Saturday, February 22, but were not reported missing until Sunday, February 23, at approximately 9 p.m.

The missing boat was recovered Monday morning on the Tennessee River below the dam near Savannah. Search efforts are concentrated on the Tennessee River for the missing boaters. The preliminary investigation indicates that a 43-year-old male and two 15-year-olds from Obion County were reported missing after the fisherman failed to return from a local club bass tournament. Boats from the Hardin County Fire Department and TWRA resumed search efforts Monday morning for the missing boaters.

Jon R Myers

Jon R Myers is he executive editor of the Mississippi New Group, the largest digital only media company in Mississippi.

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