Creighton RCMP say one man is dead after a canoe incident on the south side of Amisk Lake.
Police said six men were crossing the lake, which is about 400 kilometres northeast of Saskatoon, on three different canoes when a large storm moved through the area. All three canoes were capsized around 4:30 p.m. CST.
The men stayed with the capsized boats and floated until they could get cell phone service and then called 911 using a phone that was in a waterproof container.
Using the GPS coordinates from the call, RCMP were able to locate the group at 8:30 p.m. CST.
One of the men was unconscious when RCMP found the group, he was transported to hospital where he was pronounced dead. RCMP said the man was 48-years-old and from Saskatoon.
The other five men were transported to Flin Flon, Man., for assessment. There is no word on their condition.