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Bayfield Authorities Find Body of Missing Swimmer
FOX 21 News, KQDS-DT
Monday, September 30, 2013 - 8:48am
BAYFIELD - After three days of searching, authorities in Bayfield County recovered the body of a missing fisherman.
Around 12:30 p.m. Sunday, the body of 69–year–old Gerald Buss of Cottage Grove, Wisconsin was recovered in about ten feet of water in Lake Namekagon.
Buss and a friend were fishing from a boat when he fell into the water on Friday.
A seat cushion was thrown to him but he wasn't able to hold on.
Authorities say he wasn't wearing a floatation device.