Colorado Fisherman Drowned in North Fork of Flathead River
By Matt Schauer

Posted: September 27, 2012

On Tuesday, the body of 67 year-old David Hughes was found in the North Fork of the Flathead River in Glacier National Park.

Hughes, of Highlands Ranch, Colo., was found about 100 yards south of Camas Creek.  Hughes was fishing with a local relative, when he went missing.

The Flathead County Sheriffs Office, North Valley Search and Rescue, and Glacier National Park officials all helped in the search.

Hughes was found wearing waders, but no life jacket. The cause of death remains under investigation. Downing is the number one cause of death in Glacier National Park.

Read the full story from the Missoulian here.

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