Published Sep 1. 2015 - 1 year ago

Meko Special

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Originator: 
Omeko Glinton
Pattern type: 
Warm saltwater fly
Difficulty: 
Easy
Species: 
Materials: 
Hook
Mustad 34007; sizes 4, 6
Thread
Orvis light pink 6/0 or 3/0, or fluorescent (Gotcha) pink Danville Flat Waxed Nylon 3/0
Eyes
5/32" silver bead chain; nickel-plated lead for deep water, or mono or plastic for tailing fish
Tail
Originally tied by Omeko with a tan craft fur tail with a gold and pink blend of Krystal Flash; Orvis now ties it with tan Antron fiber or Fly Fur over a gold/pink blend of Krystal Flash (a pink holographic braid can also be used as a substitute)
Body
Omeko’s original had a tan rug yarn body; Orvis ties it with pale pink/tan blend of Antron dubbing
Rib
Soft brown saddle hackle, palmered and trimmed
Head
Tying thread
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