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Search for missing fisherman off the Big Island

Devon Johnson Devon Johnson

Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - At this hour, the search is on for a fisherman who disappeared off the Big Island.

Devon Johnson has been missing since early this morning.

He and his twin brother were taking turns watching the lines on their fishing boat when Johnson's brother went to switch out sometime before three this morning the 25-year-old was missing.

Coast Guard crews are searching about 60 miles west of the Big Island and have covered more than 16-hundred square miles, twice the size of Maui.

They are not sure if Johnson was wearing a life jacket.

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