Featured image by Cathy Beck
To Pennsylvanian trout anglers, the name Charles Charlesworth is a familiar name. Charles was just named Fly Fisherman Magazine’s 2021 Conservationist of the Year for his work restoring PA’s trout waters. Charles has served as the president of Pennsylvania’s Trout Unlimited Council and currently serves as a commissioner for the state’s Fish and Boat Commission.
According to the announcement article penned by Barry Beck, Mr. Charlesworth received the award for his lifetime of conservation service and work, as well as several of the large river restoration projects he helped spearhead.