Desperate search underway to locate missing fisherman

A major land and sea search is currently underway after a man failed to return from fishing on the Coffs Coast yesterday.

Police say that just before 5.30am Thursday, emergency services were called to Red Rock Headland following reports a 26-year-old man was missing in the water.

The man’s friend reported him missing after he failed to return from fishing on Wednesday.


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Following an initial search of the area, officers located the man’s fishing gear on the rocks.

A major search is now underway involving Police Divers as well as Surf Life Saving NSW.

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