KynsLee Scott

KynsLee Scott
Director of Outreach and Guide Services/Co-founder
Missoula, Montana

KynsLee Scott is a career guide in Montana and Washington and has been involved with most all aspects of the fly fishing industry.  Since 2008, she has worked to protect our natural resources and guide’s livelihoods through conservation efforts.

As a fixture in the industry, KynsLee is an Elite G Loomis ambassador, an Olympic Peninsula Skagit Tactics (OPST) ambassador, Umpqua ambassador, Costa ambassador, and a Montanans For Healthy Rivers proponent.

Beginning her career in Missoula, KynsLee’s resume includes a decade of fly shop work, guide service owner, a traveling national brand spokesperson for Costa, instructor, guide, and lodge operator. In addition, she has established successful women’s programs and events across the West and developed a fly shop in Washington State.

KynsLee is an outspoken conservationist and has worked with major conservation organizations such as American Rivers, Montanans For Healthy River, and the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society.

In 2020, she teamed up with Mollie Simpkins and co-founded the Guide Relief Program.  As an industry professional, KynsLee provides a vital first-hand perspective to the organization.

KynsLee graduated with honors from the University of Montana with a B.S./M.S. in Physical Geography and minors in Mountain Studies and Forestry.    

Currently, she divides her time between Montana and Washington State.