Coast Guard recovers body of missing fisherman

September 2, 2012 5:47:38 AM PDT
Authorities found the body of a 41-year-old man who disappeared Saturday night while wade fishing off the Texas City Dike.

Michael Christianson was wade fishing with a friend when they became separated. His friend tried to find him and went for help.

Witnesses said they could hear the man screaming.

The U.S. Coast Guard was notified just after 9pm. They deployed a helicopter to assist Texas City Police Department and Texas City Fire Department in the search.

The helicopter spotted the body just after 10:30pm.

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