Divers search for body of Gunflint Lodge guide

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — A longtime fishing Guide for the Gunflint Lodge is presumed dead after a boating accident.

The Duluth News Tribune reports (http://bit.ly/1bl2eBz ) fishing guide Dennis Todd was enjoying a day off Thursday and was out on the lakes with a new employee.

Ontario Provincial Police say Todd and the woman were thrown from the boat, and Todd did not resurface. The woman was wearing a life jacket and swam to an island. But the 59-year-old Todd was not wearing a life jacket.

Police say the woman was found wet and alone on an island in Northern Light Lake, which is in Ontario.

Gunflint Lodge co-owner Bruce Kerfoot says police told him they are now calling this a recovery effort, and divers are searching for Todd’s body.

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Information from: Duluth News Tribune, http://www.duluthnewstribune.com

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