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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: Matching a rod to Reel
In Beginner Help by MarshallP
11Nov 28, 2021
by Wbranch
Re: Modern Darbee Genetics
In Fly Tying by Pabrookbum
2Nov 27, 2021
by Wbranch
Re: New to TroutNut
In Beginner Help by Spanky
3Oct 31, 2021
by Martinlf
Re: Tiemco hooks
In Fly Tying by Flytyerinpa
3Oct 7, 2021
by Wbranch
Re: Tellico Nymph
In Fly Tying by Coha
1Sep 20, 2021
by Wbranch
Re: Holy Grail Caddis pupa
In Fly Tying by Coha
2Sep 11, 2021
by Wbranch
Re: Centroptilum
In the Identify This! Board by Wbranch
4Sep 10, 2021
by Konchu
Re: Site updates from August 6, 2020
In Site Updates by Troutnut
3Aug 26, 2021
by Partsman
Re: Texas Gulf Coast set up
In Gear Talk by Red_green_h
2Aug 18, 2021
by Tarponfly
Re: old(very old) trout boat
In General Discussion by Walt01
1Aug 9, 2021
by Wbranch
Re: Montana: The Missouri
In Fishing Reports by Martinlf
4Aug 2, 2021
by Azariy
Re: The Blackfoot River and the North Fork of the Blackfoot
(1 more)

In Fishing Reports by Martinlf
6Aug 2, 2021
by Wbranch
Re: Missouri River
In Fishing Reports by Wbranch
12Jul 22, 2021
by Wbranch
Re: Hardy reels for 1&4 wt TXL
In Gear Talk by MFFR
7Jul 21, 2021
by Red_green_h
Montana Bound
In General Discussion by Wbranch
5Jun 14, 2021
by Martinlf
Peepers
In General Discussion by Wbranch
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Re: How did you start fly fishing?
In General Discussion by Summer_doug
10Jun 11, 2021
by Adirman
Re: Striper fishing
In Gear Talk by Adirman
1May 22, 2021
by Wbranch
Re: Are there trout in this stream?
In Beginner Help by Camphammer
1Apr 14, 2021
by Wbranch
Re: First trout of 2021!
In Site Updates by Troutnut
7Apr 12, 2021
by Adirman
Re: What Flies should I use?
In General Discussion by Adirman
3Apr 6, 2021
by Wbranch
Re: First time out this year
In Fishing Reports by Partsman
5Mar 6, 2021
by Jmd123
Re: CDC Ant
In Fly Tying by Coha
4Mar 5, 2021
by Martinlf
Re: East meets West: Todd's place on Cowden Lake, September 2020
(14 more)

In the Photography Board by Jmd123
3Mar 3, 2021
by Roguerat
Re: Fly Fishing for Bass
In Gear Talk by Grayson
7Feb 22, 2021
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
Re: Matching a rod to Reel
In Beginner Help by MarshallP (Wbranch replied)
Re: Modern Darbee Genetics
In Fly Tying by Pabrookbum (Wbranch replied)
Re: Rod and reel suggestion?
In Gear Talk by 87North (Wiflyfisher replied)
Fighting and Landing Big Trout
In General Discussion by GWT
Re: Stream ecology: 50 years ago this was just an OPEN DITCH
In the Photography Board by Jmd123
Re: Happy Thanksgiving!
In General Discussion by Partsman (Jmd123 replied)
Re: The South Holsten River
In Fishing Reports by Martinlf
Re: Fish and more fish
In the Photography Board by Monello
Re: Website error message??
In Beginner Help by Soosam
Re: Happy Veterans Day to all fellow Troutnuts who served!
In the Photography Board by Jmd123 (Martinlf replied)