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Police release identity of missing fisherman

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Department of Natural Resource officers have identified a missing fisherman.

Police said Feb. 11, The Georgia Department of Natural Resources received reports of a fishing boat going around in circles on Lake Lanier.

When officials arrived, fisherman George M Counts, 47, was not on his boat.

Forsyth County officials scanned sonar in the lake Friday. There also was a K-9 from Dawson County on site. 

A DNR helicopter also helped with the search.  

Forsyth County Fire, Forsyth County Sheriff, Army Corp of Engineering, Georgia DNR and one canine unit from Dawson County searched throughout the week.

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