Dave Agness

Dave Agness

Professional Attributes:

Former United States Coast Guard (USCG) Licensed Charter Boat Capt. with over twenty years of service on Lake Ontario.
Former staff writer for the original Great Lakes Fisherman Magazine
Former Lake Ontario Editor on 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

Volunteer and Club/Group Organizations:
Current member of the New York State DEC Lake Ontario Stakeholder Committee- representing tributary concerns.
Current Member of the Bi-National (DEC-MNR) Lake Ontario Stakeholder Committee - representing tributary concerns.
Current member of the New York State Trout Unlimited Conservation Counsel to identify and manage priority stream rehabilitation projects.
Co-Founder of the Veterans Fly Fishing School 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.
Former President of the Western Lake Ontario Charter Boat Association
Former council member of the New York State Sports fishing Council
Co-Founder and former President of the Lake Ontario Steelhead Association (LOSA) an international (US/Canada) group of tributary anglers working tributary concerns.

Honors:
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.