Kayla Roys

  • Advocacy Featured

    The wild Tongass and common-sense policies

    If you’re an angler, throughout the year you can search out the elusive steelhead in small creeks, swing flies for all five species of wild Pacific salmon, catch sea-run cutthroat, Dolly Varden and rainbow trout.

    I grew up in the Tongass, the largest national forest in the United States. Most days, I feel like my upbringing here was like winning the lottery. My home bursts with diverse attractions and incredible recreation opportunities no matter my thrill of choice at any given time. One of my favorite parts about the area…

  • Community Conservation

    Aquaz and TU Alaska

    The Trout Unlimited Alaska team is excited to introduce a new partnership with Aquaz Fishing. The new offer will help raise funds to support TU’s work in Southeast Alaska, specifically with the America’s Salmon Forest campaign focused on maintaining and, where needed, restoring the spawning and rearing habitat for fish and wildlife in the Tongass National Forest.   America’s Salmon Forest is a coalition of fishermen, business owners and…

  • Voices from the river Fishing Travel TROUT Magazine

    Prepping for Southeast Alaska Fishing

    Getting ready for spring fishing in Southeast Alaska.

    The days are beginning to get longer, the temperatures are starting to rise and the ice is melting on many lakes and streams around Southeast Alaska. After six months of cold and darkness, and the last month of hunkering down, a lot of anglers are beginning to dust off their fly rods and reels, tie a few new flies, and begin…