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Real NameMatt Hanist
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LocationYork & Starlight PA
FacebookMatt Hanist
Biography & ThoughtsRetired ordnance manufacturing manager. Fly fishing and fly tying is how I prefer to spend my leisure time. FF primarily in NY, PA, and MT trout, steelhead, and smallmouth bass.

Forum SignatureCatskill fly fisher for fifty-five years.

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Latest Posts By Wbranch

TitleRepliesLast Reply
Re: Best Streamer Rod
In Gear Talk by Dschmaier
3Nov 27, 2020
by Partsman
Re: Best Fly Tying Kit?
In Fly Tying by Smindel56
6Nov 23, 2020
by Martinlf
Re: Fun with new entomology toys, and catching up on bug IDs
In General Discussion by Troutnut
8Nov 18, 2020
by Jmd123
Re: Mop flies, would you use them?
In General Discussion by Red_green_h
6Nov 18, 2020
by Wbranch
Re: Susquehanna Slabs
In the Photography Board by Wbranch
5Nov 16, 2020
by Wbranch
Re: MIDGES: who's got a good pattern that works consistently? Featured Topic
In General Discussion by Jmd123
7Nov 14, 2020
by Wbranch
Re: TMC 518 size 32 hooks
In Fly Tying by Dbarr15
10Nov 1, 2020
by Martinlf
Re: traditional streamers- still in use?
In General Discussion by Roguerat
13Oct 6, 2020
by Wbranch
Re: fall colors
In Fishing Reports by Partsman
8Oct 5, 2020
by Wbranch
Re: Emerald shiner steehead
In the Photography Board by Wbranch
2Oct 2, 2020
by Wbranch
Re: Emerald shiners
In General Discussion by Wbranch
8Oct 2, 2020
by Wbranch
Re: Fall ISO's - Au Sable
In General Discussion by Brian314
7Sep 27, 2020
by Brian314
Re: Boulder-hopping on the Middle Fork of the Snoqualmie
In Site Updates by Troutnut
3Sep 27, 2020
by Troutnut
Re: Traditonal streamers
(10 more)

In the Photography Board by Wbranch
2Aug 24, 2020
by Wbranch
Re: Need advice on fly line.
In Gear Talk by Montanafish
4Aug 23, 2020
by Red_green_h
Re: Site updates from July 29, 2020
In Site Updates by Troutnut
4Aug 22, 2020
by Wbranch
Re: Public service announcement: PMDs aren't yellow
In Male Ephemerella excrucians Mayfly Dun by Troutnut
13Aug 22, 2020
by Wiflyfisher
Armstrong & Nelson's Spring Creek
(2 more)

In Fishing Reports by Wbranch
4Aug 5, 2020
by Adirman
Re: Fly line confusion please help
In Gear Talk by Maxmiko
1Jul 31, 2020
by Wbranch
Re: New stream side friends
In the Photography Board by Rfberan
4Jul 31, 2020
by Jmd123
Re: any tips on the UP of Michigan?
In General Discussion by Roguerat
8Jul 30, 2020
by Partsman
Re: The white winged curse!
In General Discussion by Partsman
4Jul 30, 2020
by Brian314
Re: Database of patterns and required materials?
In Fly Tying by Stickstring
9Jul 27, 2020
by Coha
Re: Quick bug stop on the Dosewallips River
In Site Updates by Troutnut
2Jul 16, 2020
by Troutnut
Re: Such a classic spot.
In Fishing Reports by Partsman
3Jul 11, 2020
by Partsman

Wbranch's Favorite Troutnut.com Pictures

The fish really turned on Friday morning, and I caught this very pretty 17-incher From the Gulkana River in Alaska.
The fish really turned on Friday morning, and I caught this very pretty 17-incher
StateAlaska
Date TakenJun 24, 2016
Date AddedJul 21, 2016
AuthorTroutnut
CameraNIKON 1 AW1
This gorgeous 9" brook trout fell for a size 20 spinner on a glassy spring-fed river. From the Bois Brule River in Wisconsin.
This gorgeous 9" brook trout fell for a size 20 spinner on a glassy spring-fed river.
Date TakenAug 4, 2004
Date AddedJan 25, 2006
AuthorTroutnut
Most Recent Posts
How to tie Sawyer’s Killer Bug
In Fly Tying by Coha
Re: Fish & Camp Destination
In General Discussion by Ste6168 (Martinlf replied)
Re: What do I have, what do I need?
In Fly Tying by Red_green_h (Creno replied)
Re: 2015 Caribou Hunt
In Site Updates by Troutnut (Kvnfraley replied)
Re: I got the scope Jason recommended and here are some pics through it!
In the Photography Board by Jmd123 (Creno replied)
Re: Tippet for Doug
In Gear Talk by Martinlf (Red_green_h replied)
How to tie Devil Bug
In Fly Tying by Coha
Re: Best Streamer Rod
In Gear Talk by Dschmaier (Partsman replied)
Re: Happy Thanksgiving
In General Discussion by Martinlf (Partsman replied)
Re: Fall ISO's - Au Sable
In General Discussion by Brian314