Bob Gwizdz

Bob Gwizdz
Career-long newspaper outdoor writer with long-time gigs in Mississippi, Texas and Michigan. Took early retirement in 2007. Thousands of magazine credits over a 35-year period including Bassmaster, Outdoor Life, Field and Stream, Salmon-Trout-Steelhead, American Angler, American Hunter and many more. Currently writing a weekly, self-syndicated hunting and fishing column in Michigan.

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Deny Wilton (left), Becky Dean, and Mark Olschanski show off three muskies taken in rapid succession.

Lake St. Clair: Not Just for Bass Fishing

It’s no secret that Lake St. Clair is among the best bass fisheries in North America. But did you know that it’s an outstanding muskellunge fishery as well? Its muskie population is substantial. And a lot of them are big. It wasn’t always that way. Muskies,…

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Joe Robison calls geese from a blind on the edge of a sweet corn stand.

Michigan’s Canada Goose Season Could Be Historic

Were did all the geese come from this year? Joe Robison is scratching his head. “From my scouting, there seem to be more geese around than last year,” said Robison, a Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) wildlife biologist and hard-core waterfowl hunter. “But our…

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Fritz Heller, left, and his brother Ric compare Michigan grouse.

Why Michigan is a Top State for Grouse Hunters

There is little doubt among American sportsmen that Michigan is one of the top ruffed grouse hunting states in America. The reason is simple: grouse hunting in Michigan is good. Very good. Department of Natural Resources hunter surveys indicate just how good; in an era…

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