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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: To Handle Or Not To Handle When Releasing A Trout
In General Discussion by Hellgramite
23Dec 10, 2017
by Jmd123
Re: Great streamer action
In Fishing Reports by Wbranch
12Nov 28, 2017
by Wbranch
Re: Tackle on Jets
In Gear Talk by Davem
3Nov 28, 2017
by Martinlf
Re: using a size 5 reel for smaller 4x
In Gear Talk by Yubablue
2Nov 26, 2017
by Iasgair
Re: Better image
In the Identify This! Board by Btbo32
3Nov 20, 2017
by Wbranch
Re: Favorite fly to tie
In Fly Tying by David82nd
9Nov 20, 2017
by Jmd123
Re: HELP Sage Hi-Modulus Fiberglass B676-4SFS
In Gear Talk by Fisherdave
6Nov 19, 2017
by Fisherdave
Re: Big Ny stream browns and steehead
In General Discussion by Jhough03
1Nov 15, 2017
by Wbranch
Re: Fly fishing show
In General Discussion by Flytyerinpa
3Nov 12, 2017
by Afishinado
Re: best rod for a rank beginner?
In Gear Talk by Roguerat
9Nov 7, 2017
by Roguerat
Re: Sage rods...old and new
In Gear Talk by Catskilljon
87Nov 6, 2017
by Fisherdave
Re: Old Nerversink River
In The Neversink River by Mtvernon
3Nov 1, 2017
by Adirman
Re: Newbie Help with wading boot purchase (Felt or Rubber)
In Gear Talk by Natchomamma
5Oct 30, 2017
by Wbranch
Re: Pa fish comm.
In General Discussion by Flytyerinpa
2Oct 30, 2017
by Wbranch
Re: Nymph??
In the Identify This! Board by Btbo32
7Oct 29, 2017
by Btbo32
Re: One last brookie...and a question about "breathable" waders
In the Photography Board by Jmd123
8Oct 17, 2017
by Partsman
Re: fising
In the Photography Board by Donis1
1Oct 7, 2017
by Wbranch
Re: Fun float down the Yakima
In Site Updates by Troutnut
3Oct 2, 2017
by Wbranch
Big Pine Tree
In the Photography Board by Wbranch
2Sep 19, 2017
by Jmd123
Re: The boys were back in town, part 3 - a double paddling adventure
(15 more)

In the Photography Board by Jmd123
2Sep 19, 2017
by Martinlf
Re: tippet connection
In Gear Talk by BillC523
20Sep 17, 2017
by Adirman
Susquehanna River
(1 more)

In Fishing Reports by Wbranch
2Sep 14, 2017
by Partsman
Re: Central PA vs. NW CT
In General Discussion by Dawelch
9Sep 14, 2017
by Martinlf
Re: San Juan vs North Platte for November
In General Discussion by Nasvegas007
13Sep 12, 2017
by Martinlf
Re: fenwick aetos or hardy shadow
In General Discussion by Beginner
3Sep 12, 2017
by Beginner

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: closing the gender gap in flyfishing
In General Discussion by Konchu (Jmd123 replied)
Re: To Handle Or Not To Handle When Releasing A Trout
In General Discussion by Hellgramite (Jmd123 replied)
Re: Quick evening trip to the mountains
In Site Updates by Troutnut (Peter21 replied)
Re: Tackle on Jets
In Gear Talk by Davem (Martinlf replied)
Re: Indiana flying insect ID - Thanksgiving 2017
In the Identify This! Board by Bnorikane (Millcreek replied)
Re: Great streamer action
In Fishing Reports by Wbranch
Re: Aeshna naiad
In the Identify This! Board by Millcreek (Jmd123 replied)
Re: Introduction
In Beginner Help by David82nd (Iasgair replied)
Re: using a size 5 reel for smaller 4x
In Gear Talk by Yubablue (Iasgair replied)
Ultimate fishing simulator
In General Discussion by Ibarasan