The Coast Guard has suspended the search for the missing fisherman
pending any further developments Thursday, who was reported missing in Lake Michigan Tuesday off Holland, Michigan.
Coast Guard Sector Lake Michigan was contacted on Tuesday, at approximately 7 p.m., by Muskegon County dispatch reporting that the fisherman was overdue from a fishing trip that they had taken that morning.
Rescue crews collectively searched 6,553 square miles over the span of three days.
Coast Guardsmen from the following units were involved in the search; Air Stations Traverse City and Elizabeth City, Stations Grand Haven, St. Joseph, Michigan City, Milwaukee and Kenosha.
In addition, our partners Joint Rescue Coordination Centre Trenton, Air Force Rescue Coordination Center, Ottawa County Sheriff, Fruitport Police Department, and Muskegon Police Department aided in the search.
If you have information regarding the whereabouts of the missing fisherman, David Split, please contact the Coast Guard Sector Lake Michigan command center at (414) 747-7182.