THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl DyckSearch and Rescue technicians, including the Canadian Coast Guard, were unable to find the missing fisherman.
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YARMOUTH, N.S. — RCMP say a 20-year-old Nova Scotia fisherman who went overboard Saturday southwest of Yarmouth is presumed drowned.
Officials say the search for Michael Jeffrey Doucette from Wedgeport was called off Sunday morning.
Lt.-Cmdr. Bruno Tremblay, a spokesman for the navy in Halifax, says rescue crews made the difficult decision around 9 a.m. after scouring the waters for more than 14 hours.