BEAUMONT, Texas Officers recovered the body of a fisherman who drowned Tuesday near Rollover Pass on the Bolivar Peninsula, KFDM News reports.
The guy was apparently wade-fishing in the general area of Rollover Pass, a little east of there, Major Ray Tuttoilmondo with the Galveston County Sheriff s Office told KFDM News. The man was reported missing at about 8:30 a.m. Tuesday. We recovered his body around 10.
Officers were withholding the man s identity, pending notification of family members.
We believe he was with some acquaintances, but he was the only one that far out in the water, said Tuttoilmondo.
Tuttoilmondo also cautioned other fisherman about the dangers off Rollover Pass.
Most definitely for wade-fisherman there are certain areas where you should be exceptionally cautious, Major Tuttoilmondo told KFDM News. The two most treacherous in Galveston County are Rollover Pass and San Luis Pass. The currents are very unpredictable.