MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A 59-year-old Hastings man was found dead in his boat Saturday after he had been fishing on Lake Mille Lacs and his wife reported him missing.
According to the Mille Lacs County Sheriff’s Office, Daniel Gable went fishing Friday and had not spoken with his family or friends, nor had he checked out of his hotel. His wife called to report him missing just after 11 p.m.READ MORE: COVID In Minnesota: 3 Deaths, 882 New Cases Reported; 52% Of Minnesotans 16 And Older Are Fully Vaccinated
Authorities found Gable’s truck and boat trailer at Cash’s Landing on the west side of the lake in Kathio Township. After searching the lake on the water and in the air during fog and high waves, crews could not find Gable or his boat.READ MORE: Teen Falls 5 Stories In Fruen Mill, Seriously Injured
Crews found Gable inside his boat on Saturday. It had washed ashore south of Cash’s Landing.MORE NEWS: 'Absolutely Check Your Policies': Breezy Point Couple Learns COVID's Effect On Insurance The Hard Way
An investigation is underway.