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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: Fly Box Redesign
In General Discussion by Wesjohns8
4Feb 13, 2019
by Iasgair
Re: Surgery
In General Discussion by Wbranch
7Feb 13, 2019
by Partsman
Re: Early dry patterns
In General Discussion by Partsman
9Feb 5, 2019
by Iasgair
Re: Fly Tying Vise
In Gear Talk by William99
25Jan 28, 2019
by Wbranch
Re: What one fly??
In General Discussion by Gunnison
7Jan 25, 2019
by Iasgair
Re: I need help with some reels
In Gear Talk by Jeremyhuske
3Jan 21, 2019
by Jmd123
Re: Need some advice
In Beginner Help by Nodakflyer
6Jan 21, 2019
by Jawyellowba
Re: Magpie herl
In Fly Tying by Iasgair
11Jan 17, 2019
by Iasgair
Re: The more you know..
In Simuliidae Black Fly Larva by Phineartz
2Jan 16, 2019
by Jmd123
Re: Help Me Pick a 7wt
In Gear Talk by EasyPeasy
4Jan 14, 2019
by Wbranch
Re: Montana 2018
(5 more)

In Fishing Reports by Wbranch
3Jan 9, 2019
by Partsman
Re: 3 or 4 weight for nymphing?
In General Discussion by Hookie
12Jan 9, 2019
by Martinlf
Re: Cant find hip waders that fit my legs.
In General Discussion by SumoLumo
5Jan 5, 2019
by Iasgair
Re: Large calves and thighs. HIP WADERS DONT FIT
In Gear Talk by SumoLumo
7Jan 2, 2019
by Tln1313
Re: "Plan C"?? Subtitled: you can never have too many backups
In General Discussion by Jmd123
8Dec 20, 2018
by Partsman
Re: New In Fly Fishing
In Beginner Help by Alaxpol
6Dec 20, 2018
by Iasgair
Re: Leaders- super long, slack, George Harvey style etc.
In Gear Talk by Roguerat
19Dec 20, 2018
by Wbranch
Re: Elk River British Columbia Rising Cutthroat Trout August 2018
In Fishing Reports by Srfwl
5Dec 5, 2018
by Martinlf
Re: How do you post photos to Troutnut??
In General Discussion by Gunnison
14Nov 29, 2018
by Iasgair
Re: Streamer rod for lakes
In Gear Talk by Barbaube
4Nov 26, 2018
by Jawyellowba
Re: Advise on a switch rod
In Gear Talk by Noobrich
2Nov 21, 2018
by Partsman
Re: Chasing an unusual trout on the Olympic Peninsula
In Site Updates by Troutnut
8Nov 17, 2018
by Wbranch
Another Erie trip
In Fishing Reports by Wbranch
2Nov 13, 2018
by Hookie
Re: larvae vs nymph
In the Identify This! Board by Billq
7Nov 5, 2018
by Wbranch
Re: Steelhead October 2018
In Fishing Reports by Wbranch
15Nov 5, 2018
by Jmd123

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
Byers creek trout fishing
In Byers Creek by Willsamuel
Re: Surgery
In General Discussion by Wbranch (Partsman replied)
Re: Fly Box Redesign
In General Discussion by Wesjohns8 (Iasgair replied)
Re: Trout Knives
In Gear Talk by Mr1911 (Jawyellowba replied)
Re: Selecting a reel
In Beginner Help by AllanM83
Re: 5 must have flies.
In General Discussion by Minnesota (Jawyellowba replied)
Re: Streamer rod for lakes
In Gear Talk by Barbaube (Jawyellowba replied)
Re: CDC Dry Fly Midge - size 26 hook!
In Fly Tying by Mcflyangler (Jawyellowba replied)
Re: Need some advice
In Beginner Help by Nodakflyer (Jawyellowba replied)
Re: Early dry patterns
In General Discussion by Partsman (Iasgair replied)