Nicholas "Duffy" Fudge, a performer on the Wicked Tuna of the National Geographic Channel has died. He was 28.
The series announced the sad news next to a photo of Fudge in a tweet on their official Twitter account on Sunday.
@NatGeoChannel and @Pilgrim_Studios were sad when they learned that Wicked Tuna cast Nicholas & # 39; Duffy & # 39; Fudge died this week, "the statement said.
" Duffy was the first officer on Captain Tyler McLaughlin's fishing boat, Pinwheel, "it continues." We join his family and friends and mourn his untimely death Loss. "
According to his obituary on the website of funeral homeowner Remick & Gendron," Fudge died unexpectedly on Thursday, July 1
in honor of the late National Star of the National Geographic Channel, which had aired during the episode on Sunday night a moment of silence on Twitter.
"As a memorial to Duffy, we will have a moment of silence on our Twitter during today's episode," tweeted the series "Peace in Peace."
"His passions were Fishing and nature. As a child, Nick began fishing for tuna with his father and grandfather, "he said in his tribute.
" After becoming one of the country's best sport fishermen, he received a place in the National Geographic Reality Show Wicked Tuna for several seasons, "continues Duffy's obituary," Nick also valued the environment and took his responsibility seriously to protect him. "
Fudge would have turned 29 on August 1