Coast Guard Searching For Missing Fisherman Offshore Port Aransas

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard is searching for a fisherman who went missing while his fishing vessel was at anchor 25 miles offshore Port Aransas, Texas, Sunday morning.

At 10:40 a.m., Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a report of a missing fisherman who was last seen aboard his fishing vessel at 4 a.m. 

Watchstanders issued an urgent marine information broadcast and diverted a Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi HC-144 Ocean Sentry air crew, a MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew and a Station Port Aransas 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boat crew to search for the missing fisherman.