Published: May 04, 2010 5:54 PM EDT

FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla. - A missing shrimper has still not been found after officials said he fell off a shrimping boat near Fort Myers Beach Monday night.

It happened just before 10:00 near Bowditch Point.

Crews searched in the water and by air. A dive team was on hand just in case.

No word on what caused the the shrimper to fall out of the boat, but reports said the boat may have run aground due to many sandbars in the area.