Tony, who was a captain on the crabbing boat Cornelia Marie for 10 years, died in his sleep and was found at his Sturgis, South Dakota home on Saturday.
“Deadliest Catch" announced the sad news by saying on Twitter, "Yesterday we lost a member of the Catch Family. May you RIP Captain Tony Lara!"
The cause of his death has not yet been determined. An autopsy will be performed.