Tight Lines, Bright Water

by Dave Engerbretson

Table of Contents

  1. Preface
  2. The Making Of A Fly Fisherman 1
  3. Idaho Treasures 15
  4. Alberta's Beautiful Bow 29
  5. Big Brookies Of The Winisk 43
  6. The Frying Pan: The Perfect Trout Stream 54
  7. Alaska: A Fly Fisher's Paradise 63
  8. Oregon's Williamson River 75
  9. The Land Of The Midnight Sun 90
  10. Parents, Kids And Fly Rods 105
  11. Unique Discoveries 121
  12. The Kid And The Kings 162
  13. On The Loss Of Virginity 176
  14. Tackle And Tactics For Low Water Trout 184
  15. The Beetle: My Ace-In-The-Hole Fly 194
  16. Fine And Fussy Fishin' 201
  17. Fifteen Ways To Improve Your Fly Tying 206
  18. Tips For The Tyer 213
  19. How To Make A Mottled Turkey Quill 224
  20. Scuds 228
  21. The Marabou Swimming Nymph 233
  22. The Day And Night Nymphs 240
  23. The Joe Brooks Memorial Flies 247
  24. Custom built fly rods--the search For Perfection 253
  25. Thoughts On Fly Rod Guide Position 280
  26. New Life For Old Bamboo 284
  27. Advanced Casting Techniques 294
  28. Leader Design And Construction 304
  29. Fisherman's Fall 315
  30. He Was A Strange Old Man 336