Professional Attributes: Fresh and Salt water fly fisherman for over 50 years.
Former staff writer for the original Great Lakes Fisherman Magazine
Former Lake Ontario Editor for New York Sportsman Magazine
Writer/Contributor to Fly Fisherman Magazine.
Author of the 2019 published book - Fishing Adventures on the fly with Dave and Lindsay Agness
Former USCG Licensed Captain
Volunteer and Club/Group Organizations:
Member of the New York State DEC Lake Ontario Stakeholder Committee- representing tributary concerns 2000-2021
Member of the Bi-National (DEC-MNR) Lake Ontario Stakeholder Committee - representing tributary concerns. 2018 -2021
Current member of the New York State Trout Unlimited Conservation Counsel to identify and manage priority waters stream rehabilitation projects.
Co-Founder of the Veterans Fly Fishing School (2011-20220 for OASIS ADAPTIVE SPORTS/Compeer Corp.
Fifteen Year fly fishing guide for Project Healing Waters, On the water fishing events.
Fishing guide and mentor for New York States Casting For Recovery (CFR) program events.
Co-Founder and former President of the Lake Ontario Steelhead Association (LOSA) an international (US/Canada) group of tributary anglers working tributary concerns.
2016 Conservationist of the Year from Trout Unlimited' s Seth Green Chapter
A Fly featured in the Book publication of America's Favorite Flies by John Brian, and John Carter.