Swan Lake fisherman recovery intensifies

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A recovery team is attempting to set up camp near Swan Lake in the boundary waters today after being foiled by bad weather Wednesday. The group will attempt to recover the body of Ty Sitter who was last seen a week ago by his father and brother as he left to go fish the lake. Sitter’s body is believed to be 90-100 feet of water.

The remoteness of the lake, in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, makes the recovery difficult as crews can only bring in equipment that can be carried by a float plane.

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