with a sprinkling of an occasional RainBow or Brown. Fishing small brooks with active beavers provides the rare opportunity "hat-trick" of all of the aforementioned trout...during one session on the same water. It is fast action, dry fly fishing; flicking dries at prospective spots or longer casts while fishing the beaver ponds.
A recent 30+, 2-1/2 hour session entailing a short-drive excursion out of Truckee to a still un-pressured brook re-enforced my fishing MoJo a bit after getting battered during the last couple of weeks by the other more well-known waters in the Truckee area.
Admittedly, you'll find no large trout, but they are numerous and they're vibrantly colored, stream-bred little jewels. My "hog" was a 9" Brookie; most being in the 5"-8" range with a couple of dinks pushing 4". I used a #3-8'9" Sage SLT.
All were aggressive feeders and they unhesitatingly ambushed a well-presented fly. The productive flies were classic attractors; an Elk-Hair Caddis, a Royal Wullf and when-was-the-last-time-you-used a traditional Adams