Man Drowns In Catfish Lake Vilas County

Aug 10, 2014

An unidentifed man has drown in Vilas county.

The Sheriff's Department reports they were called to Catfish Lake near Eagle River just after 10:30 Saturday morning.

The man fell overboard from his boat while being towned by another boat. The victim was not wearing a life jacket when he went over the side of the boat. CPR was administered and he was taken to Eagle River Memorial Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The incident remains under investigation.

The nameĀ  will be released when relatives are fully notified.