PUTNAM COUNTY, Fla. -- Divers have recovered the body of missing fisherman Danny Lee Williams, his friends told First Coast News.

Sgt. Hancel Woods with the Putnam County Sheriff's Office said the 53-year-old Palatka man was last seen fishing from a canoe early Saturday afternoon on the Rodman Reservoir.

Williams' longtime friend Danny Buchanan said divers found Williams' body Sunday afternoon about 300 yards south of where his canoe was found.

Bystanders noticed just before 1 p.m. Saturday that the small motorized vessel was capsized with the man nowhere to be found.

The reservoir is located off the St. Johns River in a very remote and rugged area of Putnam County.

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