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Meko Special

Meko Special
TypeWarm saltwater fly
Originator
Omeko Glinton
Difficulty
Easy
Target species
Bonefish

Materials
Hook Mustad 34007; sizes 4, 6
ThreadOrvis light pink 6/0 or 3/0, or fluorescent (Gotcha) pink Danville Flat Waxed Nylon 3/0
Eyes5/32" silver bead chain; nickel-plated lead for deep water, or mono or plastic for tailing fish
TailOriginally 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)
BodyOmeko’s original had a tan rug yarn body; Orvis ties it with pale pink/tan blend of Antron dubbing
RibSoft brown saddle hackle, palmered and trimmed
HeadTying thread


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