The search for an overdue fisherman off the coast of Hervey Bay has re-commenced today.
Paul Brazier departed Urangan Boat Harbour around 1.30pm on Monday, May 25, for an overnight fishing trip with plans to return Tuesday afternoon.
A search was commenced yesterday afternoon and failed to locate Paul or his boat.
Today’s search, coordinated by Hervey Bay Water Police, includes Bundaberg and Hervey Bay Volunteer Marine Rescue volunteers, a helicopter and fixed-wing aircraft. It will focus on waters off Hervey Bay and Fraser Island.
Paul is described as Caucasian in appearance, 177cm tall, of a proportionate build with red crew cut hair, beard and moustache.
His boat is a white 2002 Yalta 5.4 metre half-cabin powerboat bearing registration NE852Q.
Anyone who may have seen Paul or his boat is urged to contact police.