Fishermen drown while fishing on Truman Lake

UPDATE: July 30, 2012 6:00am

The State Highway Patrol has identified 2 Wheatland Missouri men whose bodies were found this week in Truman lake after they apparently drowned.

The patrol says Michael Bryan's body was found Thursday morning after the men's boat was found empty in an area of the lake known as Berry Bend.

The Highway Patrol's water patrol division recovered the body of Zachary Reno over the weekend.

The men disappeared during a fishing trip Wednesday night. Family members contacted the Benton county sheriff's office after the boat was found.

Original Story:

WARSAW, Mo. (AP) -- The Missouri State Highway Patrol says troopers are looking for the second of two drowning victims at Truman Lake.

The two men disappeared in the west-central Missouri lake during a fishing trip Wednesday night. The Highway Patrol's Water Patrol Division recovered one body Thursday afternoon.

Several troopers continued searching for the second victim. An airplane was sent up to help look for the man.

The search was concentrated in the Berry Bend campground area, about nine miles southwest of Warsaw.

(Information in the following story is from: KOLR-TV,