Tag Archives: Captain Tyler McLaughlin

‘Wicked Tuna’ Star Captain Delivers Beatdown … Gets Arrested

0421-tyler-mclaughlin-mug-shot-4One of the captains from “Wicked Tuna” got busted in port for smashing a guy’s face. Captain Tyler McLaughlin was charged this week for misdemeanor assault … according to the Perquimans County Sheriff’s Dept. in North Carolina.  Cops say McLaughlin got into it with another fisherman last month near the docks. The Nat Geo star allegedly put the guy in a choke hold and punched him in the eye multiple times. We’re told the victim suffered a broken nose and 2 black eyes. McLaughlin bounced before cops arrived. Weeks later, McLaughlin turned himself in to cops, got booked but was immediately released on a $10,000 bond. We reached out to McLaughlin and Nat Geo … no reply at all. TMZ link 16:02

N.H. “Wicked Tuna” star Tyler McLaughlin and mate save fishermen from sinking Miss Sambuka near Gloucester

nh-fishermen-bmpCaptain Tyler McLaughlin, star of National Geographic’s “Wicked Tuna,” says he was fishing four miles off the coast of Gloucester, Massachusetts, last weekend. Over the roar of 10-foot sea swells and 35 knots of wind, he heard a distress call calling out for his boat “Pin Wheel”. His first mate, Stephen Field, also heard the desperate call. “I was standing up there just listening and I caught it on the radio. Read the rest here 20:55