Video tutorial courtesy of our friends at InTheRiffle
The Meko Special is a wonderful little bonefish fly developed by Omeko Glinton. It works great on all flats species including Redfish, Sheephead and Permit. It also imitates a small shrimp & can be tied with beadchain or lead eyes depending on the depth of the water you are using it in. The Meko Special is a easy, fast, and cheap fly to tie, thus making it great for beginners and also great for guides: making the Meko a go-to pattern for many saltwater anglers. Have fun tying this one!
Meko Special Fly Tying Recipe:
Hook: #04-08 Tiemco 811S
Eyes: Large Nickel Beadchain Eyes or Brass Eyes
Thread: Shell Pink UTC 140
Tail: Shrimp or Sand Pseudo Hair or Polar Fiber
Flash: Pearl or Pink Krystal Flash
UnderBody: Shrimp or Sand Pseudo Hair or Polar Fiber
Body: Brown Whiting High and Dry Rooster Cape
Glue: Brush On Zap A Gap
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