November 1999

November 1999

Angling on the Spine of Time-

Topics: Fishing in the Smoky Mountains in search of Harry Middleton's spirit Fish: Trout Location(s): Great Smoky Mountains National Park Water(s): "Little River, Abrams Creek"

  • By: Jeff Cupp

Basalt Bass

Topics: Smallmouth fishing in Oregon's badlands Fish: Smallmouth bass Location(s): Oregon Water(s): John Day River

  • By: Don Roberts

Bluewater: Aspecktacle from the deep

Topics: "Saltwater fishing in Cuba for tuna, marlin, etc. and taking a swim with a whale shark" Fish: "marlin, yellowfin tuna, wahoo, whale shark, bonefish" Location(s): Cuba Water(s): Saltwater

Tools of the Trade- Gadgets to make your tying easier and your flies better

Topics: "Bobbins: Merco Products Rite Bobbin, Umpqua Ergonomic Bobbin, Norlander Co. Automatic Bobbin, Edgin Sidewinder; Products Designed for Preparing or Tying Hair: Umpqua Stack 'n Clamp, Whitetail Fly Tieing Supplies Godzilla Hair Stacker, American Sports Supply Stonefly Tools, Fly&Field Hair Comb,

  • By: Ted Leeson

Dryfly Alaska

Topics: Fly fishing in Alaska for salmon Fish: Salmon Location(s): Alaska

  • By: Ed Engle

Short-Line Dry Flies

Topics: "learning the art of the flick, shortlining dry fly in fast water" Location(s): Colorado Frying Pan River

  • By: Dave Hughes

So Many Chances

Topics: Short story on young girl who finds fly-fishing after moving to Maine

  • By: Anthony Doerr

Achieving Accuracy

Topics: "accuracy power snap, instructions" Dealer/Manufacturer(s): "Buck's Bags The Bullet, Caddis Pro 1000, Creek Co. U-Boat, Orvis Easy Entry Float Tube, Outcast PAC 66 Fat Cat, Powerfloat, Stearns B-Z Float Pontoon, Trout Traps Pro XV, Wood River's Gliderider"

  • By: Joan Salvatto Wulff

Wading Stuff

Topics: "Patagonia Marlwalker, Jim Teeny Wading Shoe, Orvis Wonderline/Scientific Anglers Ast"

  • By: Paul McGurren

Nursemaids to theFish

Topics: "Snake River, Bonneville Dam and the US Army Corps of Engineers"

  • By: Ted Williams

Stuffing Waders:

Topics: "Trout and Salmon (R. Valentine Atkinson, The Lyons Press), The Fish Bum's Guide to Catching Larger Trout (Mike Croft, Frank Amato Publications), Micropatters Trout Flies (Darrel Martin, The Lyons Press), Trout Flies (Dave Hughes, Stackpole Books), Seasons of the Trout (Neale Streeks, Pruett

  • By: Seth Norman

The Humpy Hatch: Variations on the fastest (selling) fly in the West

Topics: Variations on the Humpy Hatch and how to tie Flypattern(s): Humpy Hatch

  • By: Darrel Martin

State of the Art Just how good were those 'good old days'?

Topics: Recent changes in fly shops as compared to fly shops of the old days Dealer/Manufacturer(s): "Wapsi Flashabou Mirage, Uni-Product Big Fly Thread, Spirit River Deep Sea Eyes and 3-D Molded Eye, Trey Combs Big Game Hooks, Gamakatsu Saltwater Wide-Gap Hook, Daiichi Saltwater X-Points"

  • By: John Gierach