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Author: Dave Agness

About Dave and Lindsay Agness

 Step into the thrilling, or even serene world of Dave and Lindsay Agness catching fish on the fly. From fish that eat a fly and can reach speeds up to 45 miles an hour like the False Albacore, to the shoulder rattling take of a giant Steelhead on a swung fly. Or the subtle take of a trout sipping a dry fly on the surface. This is a series of personal stories, experiences, how "to's" , on their quest to catch fish on a fly. 


Dave - is a former USCG Licensed Charter Boat Captain, and Guide, who decided to leave guiding and pursue  adventures in catching fresh and salt water fish on a fly. Together with his fly fishing wife Lindsay, they chase fish from the Great Lakes states, in land waters of the North East, all the way to Alaska. As well as the salt water flats of Mexico, and the Blitz's off LI Sound. Dave is deeply involved with Trout Unlimited on conservation initiatives in his home state of New York. Dave and Lindsay also run a fly fishing school for wounded or injured Veterans for OASIS Adaptive Sports, and guide Vets for Project Healing Waters (PHW) events.


Lindsay -  is a NYS Licensed Fly Fishing Guide and served on the TU New York State Council as the women’s Initiative Coordinator, former Trustee on the board of the Catskill Fly Fishing Museum, and currently serves on the board of Directors for the Seth Green Chapter of TU in New York.  Lindsay is dedicated to the support of veterans. In October 2016, Lindsay received the Trout Unlimited National Volunteer Award for Distinguished Services for Veteran Service at the TU National Annual meeting held in Bozeman, Montana. Lindsay  is a fly fishing instructor for Upstate New York Casting For Recovery (CfR) programs. She is an accomplished single and two hand caster and has traveled the world to fly fish for Salt and Freshwater species.