‘Deadliest Catch’ Veteran Nick Mavar Dies Suddenly of ‘Natural Causes’ at 59 – EVOL

Nick Mavar, a veteran of the reality TV series “Deadliest Catch,” has died suddenly at 59 years old.

Mavar suffered a “medical emergency” and died of “natural causes,” police revealed.

No other details about the cause of Mavar’s death have been made public, however.

He passed away suddenly at a local boatyard in Naknek, Alaska, a small community known for its fishing industry.

Mavar had been working on Naknek post-retirement from television.

The sudden “medical emergency” prompted an immediate response from paramedics, who rushed Mavar to a nearby hospital.

Despite their efforts, he was pronounced dead shortly after arrival.

Bristol Bay Police Chief Jeffrey Eldie confirmed the cause of death as “natural causes.”

Mavar was a familiar face on “Deadliest Catch,” appearing in 98 episodes between 2005 and 2021.

His career on the F/V Northwestern, a prominent fishing vessel on the show, was marked by his hardworking nature and deep knowledge of the fishing trade.

He first gained fame as a deckhand under Captain Sig Hansen, participating in numerous daring crab fishing expeditions in the Bering Sea.

Mavar’s contributions extended beyond just his maritime skills; he was also featured in series spinoffs like “Deadliest Catch: Siberian Winter” and “Deadliest Catch:

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