Charles started fly fishing as a teenager 26 years ago. He has called the waters of Western North Carolina home since 1999. As a touring bluegrass musician, he had the opportunity to fly fish in Colorado, Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, Nevada, Oregon, Alaska, and Canada!
In addition to being a seasoned fly fisherman, he is also a Grammy-winning songwriter/ producer, a Western states 100 endurance ultra run finisher, a Kentucky Colonel, a North Carolina Music Hall of Fame member, touring musician in Songs From The Road Band, and a father of two. Charles’ two foremost passions in life are spreading joy through music and fly fishing.