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Charlie Craven
Arvada, CO

Charlie Craven owns Charlie’s Fly Box, a fly shop in Arvada, Colorado, and is a top-selling signature fly designer for Umpqua Feather Merchants.  Craven is the Fly Tier’s Bench columnist for FlyFisherman magazine and author of Charlie Craven’s Basic Fly Tying: Modern Techniques for Flies That Catch Fish, Charlie’s Fly Box: Signature Flies for Fresh and Saltwater and Tying Nymphs:  Essential Flies and Techniques for the Top Patterns.  He is also featured in the recent Fly Fisherman Magazine  DVDs Warmwater Fly Tying and Saltwater Fly Tying.  He lives in Palmer lake, Colorado with his wife Lisa, two giant dogs and a slew of children.