Search continues for two fishermen reported missing in Mobile Bay

Mobile County

UPDATE: Col. Scott Bannon with Marine Resources says they have located the missing vessel. It was overturned and Submerged. The two fishermen are still missing however. they are continuing the search. 

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — The search continues Thursday for two men who were reported missing in Mobile Bay.

Family members shared a photo of 85-year-old Floyd Nelson with us. They say he and his deckhand, David Stegman, went out fishing Tuesday night. They launched on the Theodore Ship Channel near C&S Live Bait & Tackle to go fishing near Gaillard Island. They were supposed to return Wednesday morning, but never came back.

Family members tell us search crews have not located the men or their fishing net yet.

The Coast Guard along with multiple local agencies have been searching since Wednesday night for the two men.

The search efforts have moved south of Gaillard Island near Fort Morgan.

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