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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: Soft Hackles
In Fly Tying by OldHasBeen
16Feb 19, 2018
by Wbranch
Re: Long-time reader, never-time poster? Start here!
In General Discussion by Troutnut
332Feb 17, 2018
by Wbranch
Re: Sage rod
In Gear Talk by Rtturnings
4Feb 16, 2018
by Rtturnings
Re: Realism or Impressionism?
In Fly Tying by Summer_doug
20Feb 12, 2018
by Jmd123
Re: Grasshoppers--Pheasa nt or Plastic?
In General Discussion by CaseyP
5Feb 5, 2018
by CaseyP
Re: CF KNOT dry Fly Knot keeps tippet off the water
In General Discussion by Idryfly
9Feb 3, 2018
by PaulRoberts
Re: Invitation to the 31st Slovenian Open Fly Tying Championship
In General Discussion by Lucky_luke
2Jan 5, 2018
by PABrownie
Re: Mayfly Identification help
In the Identify This! Board by Naaimzerox
7Jan 2, 2018
by Wbranch
Merry Christmas to all and to all a wonderful 2018
In General Discussion by Wbranch
3Dec 23, 2017
by Jmd123
Re: Does anyone remember the Sage SPL Center Axis rod?
In Gear Talk by HistoryCap
10Dec 19, 2017
by Wbranch
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
4Nov 1, 2017
by Davem
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

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
nice creatures
In Rhyacophila fuscula Caddisfly Larva by Avinaash
Re: Quick evening trip to the mountains
In Site Updates by Troutnut (Lumberyard replied)
Re: Soft Hackles
In Fly Tying by OldHasBeen (Wbranch replied)
Re: Sage rod
In Gear Talk by Rtturnings
Re: What kind of aquatic bug is this?
In the Identify This! Board by Ihunta
Re: Long-time reader, never-time poster? Start here!
In General Discussion by Troutnut (Wbranch replied)
Re: Realism or Impressionism?
In Fly Tying by Summer_doug (Jmd123 replied)
3rd Annual Salmonfly Festival - West Yellowstone
In General Discussion by Wiflyfisher
Re: This is pretty neat... Not seen this before...
In General Discussion by PaulRoberts
Re: Grasshoppers--Pheasa nt or Plastic?
In General Discussion by CaseyP