Captain Chuck Haydu is owner and operator of “Kingfisher Charters & Lodge” and has fished S.E. Alaska since 1977.
Nils came From Stockholm, Sweden to Alaska in 2006, he got here by receiving an athletic scholarship for the sport of ice hockey to attend the University of Alaska Anchorage, at UAA he majored in Business management and Marketing graduating in 2010. After graduation he played professional hockey in Europe for the past 5 years.
The passion for fishing had always been big for Nils and in Alaska he was able to fulfill his dreams. While attending school he met Chucks daughter, Amanda who he is now married to. Nils started saltwater fishing in Craig in 2007 and has been a part of Kingfisher Lodge since that time being a deckhand on charter boats. Nils received his U.S. Coast Guard captains license in 2015.