Fisherman Duffy of ‘Wicked Tuna’ dies at 28
Fisherman Nicholas “Duffy” Fudge, who is part of reality television show Wicked Tuna, has died at the age of 28. His cause of death is still unknown to the public.
This was confirmed to Associated Press by the Remick & Gendron Funeral Home of Greenland, N.H.
Wicked Tuna is a National Geographic Channel show that documents boats in Gloucester, Massachusetts that try to land bluefin tuna, which can weigh hundreds of pounds and fetch tens of thousands of dollars.
Duffy, who began tuna fishing as a child with his father and grandfather, was the first mate on Captain Tyler McLaughlin’s fishing vessel, Pinwheel.
He also appeared on a spinoff series, Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks.