RCMP confirmed to The Hawk that a 39 year old believed to be the Captain from Port Hood and a 58 year old from Port Hawkesbury died after their fishing vessel capsized.
RCMP say they received the 911 call shortly after 6 Saturday morning.
The third person on the boat, an 18 year old is recovering in hospital.
The boat was fishing out of Murphy’s Pond in Port Hood.
The RCMP have turned the investigation over to the Nova Scotia Department of Labour and Advanced Education.