Wisconsin deer hunter rescued from river after spending hours in icy water after his kayak capsized

A deer hunter whose kayak sank in an eastern Wisconsin wildlife area on Saturday morning was rescued after spending nearly an hour in icy water.

Authorities say a 27-year-old man from Waupaka was being treated at a hospital for hypothermia when Lamartine firefighters used an inflatable rescue sled to pull him from the Fond du Lac River north of the Mascoutin Valley State Park Trail. used. His condition is not known, but he was able to provide a description to law enforcement.

The man said he was trying to paddle uphill and was going over a chunk of ice when it broke and caused him to fall. He started walking about 100 yards towards the trail bridge. Once he realized the difficulty of wading through knee-waist deep icy water, he called 911.

Cold weather, snowy conditions expected ahead of WISCONSIN’s annual 9-day gun deer season

A Wisconsin deer hunter was rescued by a state wildlife area after his kayak capsized in an icy river.  The man was rescued by Lamartine firefighters.

A Wisconsin deer hunter was rescued by a state wildlife area after his kayak capsized in an icy river. The man was rescued by Lamartine firefighters.

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This individual remained in contact with dispatch until Fond du Lac County Sheriff’s deputies arrived on scene. The deputies attempted to use their inflatable motorized boat, but were unsuccessful due to the ice and shallow water.

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