- use quality hooks like the Tiemco TMC 811s. Light wire power.
- put bouyant materials on the 'up' side
- put bead eyes on the 'down' side of the shank
Some bonefish flies will (and should) ride hook down, like unweighted slow-sink flies for stealthy situations.
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