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Search under way for fisherman missing on Lake Wakatipu, Otago

A search is under way after a fisherman was reported missing in Glenorchy, Otago today. 

Lake Wakatipu Source: istock.com

Queenstown police were alerted to an overdue fisherman at around 3.20pm.

The man went fishing this afternoon on Lake Wakatipu near Benmore Place. He was reported missing by his friend who was fishing not far from where he was.

The man was reported to have been fishing near the shore before he went missing.