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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: Traditonal streamers
(10 more)

In the Photography Board by Wbranch
2Aug 24, 2020
by Wbranch
Re: traditional streamers- still in use?
In General Discussion by Roguerat
4Aug 23, 2020
by Brian314
Re: Need advice on fly line.
In Gear Talk by Montanafish
4Aug 23, 2020
by Red_green_h
Re: Site updates from July 29, 2020
In Site Updates by Troutnut
4Aug 22, 2020
by Wbranch
Re: Public service announcement: PMDs aren't yellow
In Male Ephemerella excrucians Mayfly Dun by Troutnut
13Aug 22, 2020
by Wiflyfisher
Armstrong & Nelson's Spring Creek
(2 more)

In Fishing Reports by Wbranch
4Aug 5, 2020
by Adirman
Re: Fly line confusion please help
In Gear Talk by Maxmiko
1Jul 31, 2020
by Wbranch
Re: New stream side friends
In the Photography Board by Rfberan
4Jul 31, 2020
by Jmd123
Re: any tips on the UP of Michigan?
In General Discussion by Roguerat
8Jul 30, 2020
by Partsman
Re: The white winged curse!
In General Discussion by Partsman
3Jul 30, 2020
by Martinlf
Re: Database of patterns and required materials?
In Fly Tying by Stickstring
8Jul 27, 2020
by Stickstring
Re: Quick bug stop on the Dosewallips River
In Site Updates by Troutnut
2Jul 16, 2020
by Troutnut
Re: Such a classic spot.
In Fishing Reports by Partsman
3Jul 11, 2020
by Partsman
Re: Optics for fly fisherman
(1 more)

In the Photography Board by Jmd123
10Jul 9, 2020
by Jmd123
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
6Jul 6, 2020
by Pfibiger
Re: Fishing emergers.
In General Discussion by Hunter1
3Jun 24, 2020
by Brian314
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
357May 10, 2020
by Martinlf
Re: This is just WRONG
In the Photography Board by Jmd123
1May 10, 2020
by Wbranch

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
Ephemerella nymph
In Ephemerella aurivillii Mayfly Nymph by Millcreek
Re: Need advice on fly line.
In Gear Talk by Montanafish (Red_green_h replied)
Re: Fly Fishing Rookie
In Gear Talk by Tor (Red_green_h replied)
Re: Boulder-hopping on the Middle Fork of the Snoqualmie
In Site Updates by Troutnut (Martinlf replied)
Re: Timpanoga hecuba
In the Identify This! Board by Leskorcala
Re: Exploring up the Skykomish
In Site Updates by Troutnut (Martinlf replied)
Re: mean one thing, write another?
In Male Onocosmoecus unicolor Caddisfly Adult by Creno
Stuck on the family ID on this one -- any thoughts?
In Female Plecoptera Stonefly Adult by Troutnut
Quick evening on the upper Yakima
In Site Updates by Troutnut
Smoky float down the Yakima Canyon
In Site Updates by Troutnut