About Charlie Wray



Charlie Wray has been host of the very popular TV show, Fishful Thinking, since 1990. Part of the success behind the show has been the very informative format. Perfect for both the novice and experienced angler, Fishful Thinking provides entertaining insight for all audiences. Locations center around the heavily fished, public waters that are easily accessible for the majority of anglers.

Charlie has been recognized as one of Canada's top fishermen, on a variety of game fish. Even before launching the Fishful Thinking TV Show, Charlie had already won numerous national fishing contests.

1990 Ford Angler of the Year
1989 In-Fisherman Catch and Release Champ
1989 In-Fisherman Grand Slam and Great Lakes Triad Awards
1989 Molson's Big Fish Contest Winner
1988 In-Fisherman Grand Slam and Great Lakes Triad Awards
1988 Molson's Big Fish Contest Winner
1987 In-Fisherman Catch and Release Champ
1986 Ontario Angler of the Year
1986 Molson's Big Fish Contest Winner
1985 In-Fisherman Catch and Release Champ

Charlie has also designed lures, the most recognized being the "Charlie's Angel", a lure responsible for many of the prize winning catches.