Trout, both native or stocked tend to find to relate to the coldest water in rivers and streams. Spring feed rivers are great places to start and are naturally cooler than normal rivers and streams. Areas with shade and deeper pockets are where trout reside. Trout thrive in rivers with high oxygen levels, so look for water speed and heavy current––especially rivers with waterfalls, branches, and dams––which produces more oxygen. An abundance of food is critical, so look for rivers with a large variety of bugs––especially mayflies or stoneflies, which produce healthy trout. Match the hatch to the best of your abilities and you will have a successful day on the water. G. Loomis Trout Series rods are a top choice amongst trout anglers and fishes even the lightest baits with ease.