Quesnel RCMP says a hunter reported overdue Wednesday has been found alive and well.
Investigators say 45 year-old Vance Hartley walked out of the bush near Cottonwood on Highway 26 at approximately 8 p.m. Thursday.
Hartley was reported missing after he failed to return from a solo hunting trip Wednesday.
The Quesnel RCMP is thanking all of the search volunteers and those that helped provide information to police.
Hunters and hikers are reminded to leave information about where they intend to go and when they expect to return.
RCMP says its also wise to plan for the unexpected with proper clothing and extra food and water.