My favorite is an old Scott G, 8' #4 from the 80's. Also a Sage VPS Light, 7'9" #3.
Have a 6' Diamondback Glass #2 that I bought last year but haven't fished. With all the stuff that's happened since I got it, have yet to make it to the mtns, but I think it'll be sweet in the high elevation streams.
I think the ideal rod for Little River might be 8'6" #4.
The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation, unless they fly fish... with apologies to Thoreau