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Troutnut.com User Wbranch (Matt Hanist)

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: Nymphing set up.
In Fly Tying by FC54
6Nov 15, 2019
by Martinlf
Re: Steelhead Alley - OH & PA
In Fishing Reports by Wbranch
2Oct 27, 2019
by Wbranch
Re: Boots
In Gear Talk by Martinlf
10Oct 13, 2019
by Wbranch
Re: Cold weather fly fishing
In Beginner Help by Red_green_h
22Oct 3, 2019
by Red_green_h
Re: Fly fishing Basque Country in Spain
In General Discussion by 87Defender
2Sep 28, 2019
by Wbranch
Re: Site updates from September 11, 2019
In Site Updates by Troutnut
5Sep 28, 2019
by Martinlf
Re: Site updates from September 13, 2019
In Site Updates by Troutnut
3Sep 21, 2019
by Troutnut
Re: Do trout eat Striders?
In General Discussion by Red_green_h
4Sep 9, 2019
by Wbranch
Re: Best Fly Tying Kit?
In Fly Tying by Smindel56
3Sep 9, 2019
by Smindel56
Re: Experience with Guides?!?
In General Discussion by WildBrownie
2Sep 9, 2019
by WildBrownie
Re: Ice dub versus sparkle dub
In Fly Tying by Brian314
5Sep 7, 2019
by Brian314
Re: 1wt gear
In Gear Talk by Red_green_h
10Sep 7, 2019
by Red_green_h
Re: Potential newbie
In Beginner Help by Chris17223
14Sep 2, 2019
by Strmanglr
Re: Fly Tying Vise
In Gear Talk by William99
27Aug 21, 2019
by Martinlf
Re: Brand new member, fly fisherman, and boat coveter
In General Discussion by Stickstring
8Jul 23, 2019
by Stickstring
Re: Pictures and specimens from my 2018 Montana trip
In Site Updates by Troutnut
7Jun 25, 2019
by Wbranch
Re: Pursuing Golden Trout with my Wife
In Site Updates by Troutnut
4Jun 14, 2019
by Jmd123
Re: Short Stuff
In Gear Talk by Baron
5Jun 9, 2019
by Baron
Re: Been a long time - 581 LL line help
In Gear Talk by Kschaefer3
2Jun 9, 2019
by Kschaefer3
Re: Felt vs Studded Felt Soles
In Gear Talk by Mofmate3
5Jun 9, 2019
by Wbranch
Re: Streamer Leader formulas
In Gear Talk by Adirman
10Jun 9, 2019
by Adirman
Re: YouTube project help
In General Discussion by Museline
1Jun 9, 2019
by Wbranch
Re: Success with the Rainbows - Bennett Springs Missouri
In Fishing Reports by Gt2003
6May 3, 2019
by Jmd123
Re: Fly fishing for the first time.
In General Discussion by Mlatimer
5May 2, 2019
by Jmd123
Last Spring Steelhead Trip
In Fishing Reports by Wbranch
2Apr 29, 2019
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
Re: Tiny Black Caddis hatch, late fall - Nov 26 to be exact_ Spring Creek Southern MO
In the Caddisfly Family Hydroptilidae by Dai_sca (Pdcox replied)
Re: Best guess at this bug. Smut (Simuliidae)
In General Discussion by Pdcox
Must Read This on my New Reel Purchase
In Gear Talk by 6106b
Re: Stonefly?
In the Identify This! Board by Pdcox (Taxon replied)
Re: Streamer rig set up questions
In Gear Talk by Fliesties22 (Martinlf replied)
Iowa Driftless
In General Discussion by KevinB
Re: Rio Puerco, Northern New Mexico
In Fishing Reports by Red_green_h (Jmd123 replied)
Re: fall bluewinged olive coloration.
In Fly Tying by Partsman
Re: Thankful
In General Discussion by Martinlf (Strmanglr replied)
Re: My (new) place and its environs
In the Photography Board by Jmd123 (Martinlf replied)