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About Gary Lewis
Lewis is a columnist for The Bend Bulletin, a Contributing Editor for Successful Hunter magazine and a humor columnist for Bear Hunting magazine and a regular contributor for many other magazines and newspapers.
Lewis is host of Gary Lewis' Adventure Journal, a TV show with an audience that draws from 4 million households in Oregon, Washington, Idaho and Alaska.
He is also the author of 13 books: Gary Lewis's Hunting Oregon, Oregon Lake Maps and Fishing Guide, Idaho River Maps and Fishing Guide, John Nosler - Going Ballistic, Deer Hunting Tactics for Today's Big Game Hunter, Freshwater Fishing Oregon & Washington, Sun Publishing's Hunting Oregon. With his wife Merrilee, he is co-author of Is He A Man Or Just Another Guy? A girl's guide to finding Mr. Right. Lewis contributed to the fifth edition of Fishing Central Oregon and Beyond. Lewis coauthored Creative Publishing International's Black Bear Hunting with Lee Van Tassell. In 2008, CPI published Lewis's The Complete Guide to Hunting and Trout Fishing in the Pacific Northwest.
Five of his books have won NOWA's Excellence in Craft awards and he has received numerous awards for his newspaper columns and magazine articles. His stories have appeared in Sports Afield, Rifle, Successful Hunter, African Sporting Gazette, Boating Sportsman, Traditional Bowhunter, Mule Deer, African Hunter, Cascades East, Northwest FlyFishing, Washington-Oregon Game & Fish, Oregon Hunter, Hunting the West, Salmon Trout Steelheader, Wheelin' Sportsmen and more.
Lewis, through his association with other outdoor writers, met long-time writer Ed Park, a frequent contributor to Outdoor Life, Field and Stream, Sports Afield and other publications. Lewis and Park were good friends from 1999 through 2008, when Ed Park passed away. Lewis counts Ed Park, Bob Nosler and John Nosler as his mentors.
Gary Lewis lives in Central Oregon with his wife and their three camo-clad daughters.
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