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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: Such a classic spot.
In Fishing Reports by Partsman
2Jul 11, 2020
by Wbranch
Re: Optics for fly fisherman
(1 more)

In the Photography Board by Jmd123
9Jul 9, 2020
by Red_green_h
Re: Looking for a leader formula...
In Gear Talk by OldHasBeen
6Jul 8, 2020
by Wbranch
Re: Moving to Utah - general questions
In General Discussion by Bigfootry
4Jul 6, 2020
by Martinlf
Re: Fishing emergers.
In General Discussion by Hunter1
2Jun 24, 2020
by Hunter1
Re: Fishpond switchback waist pack.
In Gear Talk by Hunter1
4Jun 17, 2020
by Martinlf
My fly tying buddy
In the Photography Board by Wbranch
2May 18, 2020
by Martinlf
Re: A death in the family...RIP Leo the Lionheart
In the Photography Board by Jmd123
10May 18, 2020
by Troutnut
Re: Caddis query
In Fly Tying by Roguerat
3May 18, 2020
by Wbranch
Re: Looking for a silk fly line
In Gear Talk by Johnsteve
2May 18, 2020
by Wbranch
Re: Metro Detroit Trout
In Fishing Reports by Summer_doug
5May 10, 2020
by Brian314
Re: Long-time reader, never-time poster? Start here!
In General Discussion by Troutnut
355May 10, 2020
by Joakim
Re: This is just WRONG
In the Photography Board by Jmd123
1May 10, 2020
by Wbranch
Re: Selecting a reel
In Beginner Help by AllanM83
34May 10, 2020
by Red_green_h
Re: Rod and reel suggestion?
In Gear Talk by 87North
6May 9, 2020
by Red_green_h
Re: Reels under $100
In Gear Talk by Lastchance
28May 2, 2020
by Red_green_h
Re: Fishing smaller flies
In General Discussion by Scudmissle
6Apr 20, 2020
by Red_green_h
Re: Wading Staff suggestions?
In General Discussion by NMiAngler
12Apr 20, 2020
by Rbdjr
Re: Fly Fishing Reel
In General Discussion by Nate12
3Apr 14, 2020
by Wbranch
Re: PA Trout Season
In General Discussion by Wbranch
5Apr 8, 2020
by 87North
Re: Shelter in Place
In General Discussion by Wbranch
5Apr 5, 2020
by Wbranch
Re: The Coppler Creek canyon - some nice pics from last fall to help you survive the Apocalypse
(15 more)

In the Photography Board by Jmd123
4Apr 4, 2020
by Wbranch
Re: Hyrnia operation
In General Discussion by Hunter1
4Mar 31, 2020
by Hunter1
Re: Thunder Creek flies
In Fly Tying by Dbinmt
13Mar 31, 2020
by Tomlove007
Re: My wild and crazy trip to Florida & back while the world went crazy in my "absence"
(15 more)

In the Photography Board by Jmd123
2Mar 17, 2020
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: Such a classic spot.
In Fishing Reports by Partsman (Wbranch replied)
Re: Optics for fly fisherman
In the Photography Board by Jmd123 (Red_green_h replied)
Re: When the hatch don't match
In General Discussion by Red_green_h
Re: Looking for a leader formula...
In Gear Talk by OldHasBeen (Wbranch replied)
Re: Moving to Utah - general questions
In General Discussion by Bigfootry (Martinlf replied)
Re: The Boys Were Back in Town, Chapter 5: "Town and Country"
In the Photography Board by Jmd123 (Martinlf replied)
Re: Selecting a reel
In Beginner Help by AllanM83 (Red_green_h replied)
Re: Views from the Parks Highway
In Site Updates by Troutnut
Re: The Boys Were Back in Town Chapter 5, part 2 of "Town and Country"
In the Photography Board by Jmd123
Re: Glossosoma intermedium or nigrior
In the Saddle-case Maker Genus Glossosoma by Wiflyfisher