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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: euro nymphing leader question
In Gear Talk by Dale1386
31Apr 22, 2017
by Iasgair
Re: Lost my Brodin net - Ugh!
In General Discussion by Wbranch
5Apr 22, 2017
by Wbranch
Re: Grannoms and Blue Quills
In Fishing Reports by Martinlf
10Apr 17, 2017
by Roguerat
Re: kreinik braid
In General Discussion by Flytyerinpa
16Apr 16, 2017
by Planettrout
Re: Cheap ($) Waders and Wading Boots
In Gear Talk by Zamboknee
23Apr 16, 2017
by Wbranch
Re: Fly tying desk and materials storage recommendations?
In Fly Tying by Troutnut
9Apr 13, 2017
by Troutnut
Re: Orvis Recon Rods
In Gear Talk by Wbranch
9Apr 12, 2017
by Wbranch
Re: Some random pics of fly fishing in the Colorado Rockies
In the Photography Board by ColoradoKen
12Apr 7, 2017
by RanchMT
Re: tippet connection
In Gear Talk by BillC523
14Apr 7, 2017
by Iasgair
Re: Maine Brook Trout
In General Discussion by Wbranch
12Mar 23, 2017
by Jmd123
Re: Midwest Fly Fishing Expo 2017
(4 more)

In the Photography Board by Oldredbarn
6Mar 18, 2017
by Oldredbarn
Re: Old Fly Reel
In Gear Talk by Kevcarr59
1Mar 12, 2017
by Wbranch
Re: Need help with identification
In the Identify This! Board by Troutal
15Mar 6, 2017
by Crepuscular
Re: Steelhead coloration
(5 more)

In the Photography Board by Wbranch
9Mar 6, 2017
by Wbranch
Re: Bigger Fly for bigger trout?
In General Discussion by WI_Fisher
36Mar 4, 2017
by Wbranch
Re: Should have known
In Beginner Help by Iasgair
24Mar 3, 2017
by Wbranch
Re: fished but not enough time on water
In Beginner Help by LBrain
5Mar 3, 2017
by Wbranch
Re: Spring Dry Fly Season
In Fishing Reports by Crepuscular
11Feb 28, 2017
by Jmd123
Re: Wrist Break Saviour!!!
In Gear Talk by Gt711
17Feb 27, 2017
by PaulRoberts
Re: U V head cement
In Fly Tying by Flytyerinpa
1Feb 23, 2017
by Wbranch
Re: New kid on the forum
In Beginner Help by Iasgair
6Feb 22, 2017
by Iasgair
Re: Identify flies/hook size
In General Discussion by Sadie01
1Feb 19, 2017
by Wbranch
Re: leader to tippet knots for steelhead
In Gear Talk by Roguerat
12Feb 16, 2017
by Adirman
Re: Long-time reader, never-time poster? Start here!
In General Discussion by Troutnut
321Feb 11, 2017
by Iasgair
Re: Beginning fly fishing: combo kit vs seperate purchases
In Gear Talk by Pnwjeep4x4
7Feb 11, 2017
by RanchMT

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
Re: euro nymphing leader question
In Gear Talk by Dale1386 (Iasgair replied)
Re: Grannoms and Blue Quills
In Fishing Reports by Martinlf (Roguerat replied)
Survey for swiss fly fishing reel maker
In Gear Talk by Swisssagar
Re: Lost my Brodin net - Ugh!
In General Discussion by Wbranch
Re: New too fly fishing, have some questions.
In General Discussion by Trailman (Troutnut replied)
Re: How to find out what to fish for nearby?
In Beginner Help by Thethrill02 (Trailman replied)
Re: Steelhead coloration
In General Discussion by Roguerat (Strmanglr replied)
Re: Trump administration attacks on trout streams
In Site Updates by Troutnut (Adirman replied)
Re: Stock image of the black fly larvae
In Simuliidae Black Fly Larva by Strimble (Troutnut replied)
Re: kreinik braid
In General Discussion by Flytyerinpa (Planettrout replied)