Multi-agency search for missing fisherman in Little Egg Harbor, N.J.

The Coast Guard, New Jersey State Police and Tuckerton Fire Department areĀ searching for a missing clam fisherman in Little Egg Harbor, New Jersey, today.

Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay dispatched an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City and a 29-foot Response Boat-Small crew from Coast Guard Station Barnegat Light, after they were notified of the missing man at about 8 a.m., today.

The man reportedly contacted a relative to notify them that his clamming boat ran aground, and reportedly did not require assistance, at approximately 8 p.m., Thursday.

The man’s boat was reportedly found containing fishing gear on Hither Island earlier today.

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