Long rods, thin tippets, small flies - it doesn't get any better.
I suspect most anglers use midge hooks when fishing for sipping trout. I use them when fishing for micros.
The Varivas 2300 Ultra Midge 2300 #30 are the smallest hooks I carry. At one time I was able to get the Tiemco 518 #32 hooks, which were really only a very little bit smaller, but they are no longer available. Gamakatsu makes a size 30 hook, but it has a curved shank that dramatically reduces the effective gape.
Box of 30 hooks
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