August 6, 2010


Securities and Exchange Commission
100 F Street, NE
Washington, D.C.  20549

Re: Rule 17g-1 Fidelity Bond Filing-Information with Respect to Joint Fidelity
Bond filing under Investment Company Act Rule 17g-1, Bond No 99516109B for the
following management investment companies (Investment Company Act of 1940 File
Number/ SEC Registration Number): First Defined Portfolio Fund, LLC (File No.
811-09235/ SEC Registration No. 333-72447); First Trust/Four Corners Senior
Floating Rate Income Fund (File No. 811-21344/ SEC Registration Nos. 333-105251
and 333-109680); Macquarie/First Trust Global Infrastructure/Utilities Dividend
& Income Fund (File No. 811-21496/ SEC Registration No. 333-112202); First
Trust/Four Corners Senior Floating Rate Income Fund II (File No. 811-21539/ SEC
Registration Nos. 333-113978 and 333-115414); Energy Income and Growth Fund
(File No. 811-21549/ SEC Registration No. 333-114131, 333-120853, 333-131771;
333-154254 and 333-123460); First Trust Enhanced Equity Income Fund (File No.
811-21586/ SEC Registration No. 333-116023); First Trust/Aberdeen Global
Opportunity Income Fund (File No. 811-21636/ SEC Registration No. 333-119081);
First Trust/FIDAC Mortgage Income Fund (File No.811-21727/ SEC Registration No.
333-123262 ); First Trust Strategic High Income Fund (File No.811-21756/ SEC
Registration No. 333-124146); First Trust Exchange-Traded Fund (File No.
811-21774/ SEC Registration No. 333-125751); First Trust Strategic High Income
Fund II (File No. 811-21842/ SEC Registration No. 333-131194); First Trust
Strategic High Income Fund III (File No. 811-21994/ SEC Registration No.
333-139549); First Trust/Aberdeen Emerging Opportunity Fund (File No.
333-134540/ SEC Registration No. 811-21905); First Trust Specialty Finance and
Financial Opportunities Fund (File No. 333-141457/ SEC Registration No.
811-22039); First Trust Exchange-Traded AlphaDEX Fund (File No. 333-140895/ SEC
Registration No. 811-22019); First Trust Active Dividend Income Fund (File No.
333-143792/ SEC Registration No. 811-22080); and First Trust Exchange-Traded
Fund II (File No. 333-143964/ SEC Registration No. 811-21944).


Dear Sir or Madam:

         Enclosed for filing, pursuant to Rule 17g-1 of the Investment Company
Act of 1940, as amended, please find a copy of the Joint Insured Fidelity Bond
for the period October 9, 2009 through October 9, 2010 for the First Trust
complex of funds referenced above. Please note for the Commission's records, the

              (i) The Joint Insured Fidelity Bond (The Joint Insured Fidelity
     Bond has been amended to add additional insureds pursuant to Rider 9 and to
     increase the Limit of Liability from $11,000,000 to $11,500,000 pursuant to
     Rider 10);

              (ii) a Certificate of Assistant Secretary containing the form of
     resolutions of the Board of Trustees approving the amount, type, form and
     coverage of the Fidelity Bond, the amount of the single insured bond which
     the registrant would have provided had it not been named as an insured
     under the Fidelity Bond, and a statement as to the period for which
     premiums have been paid; and

              (iii) a copy of the Blanket Bond Insurance Agreement.

                                  Very truly yours,

                                  FIRST TRUST PORTFOLIOS L.P.

                                  /s/ Erin E. Chapman
                                  Assistant General Counsel