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South East fishing trip ends in tragedy

September 11, 2023 7:12 am in by

A fishing trip in the Snowy Mountains has ended in tragedy.

Two 73-year-old fishermen were reported missing after going fishing in a lake 145 square kilometres in size, north-west of Cooma last Wednesday (September 6).

An extensive search involving NSW Police, divers, and rescue teams was carried out with two bodies eventually recovered — one on Thursday (September 7) and another on yesterday (September 10) at Eucumbene Dam near Adaminaby.

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A report is being prepared for the Coroner.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Image: Darren Gyles

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