Dennis Anderson

Columnist | Outdoors
Phone: 612-673-4424
Anderson has been the Star Tribune outdoors columnist since 1993. Before that, for 13 years, he wrote the outdoors column for the St. Paul Pioneer Press. He and his colleague, outdoors writer Doug Smith, cover hunting, fishing, camping, boating, paddling and other outdoor activities, as well as natural resource conservation.

Recent content from Dennis Anderson

Anderson: Flooding along Minnesota-Ontario border creates issues

Complications from this summer’s flooding will prevail long after water along the border has receded to more normal levels.

Updated: July 09, 2014, - 12:55 AM

Anderson: Drifting for smallies along the St. Croix

A river and the urge to fish provide the starting point. The right company and the right boat make it...

Updated: July 06, 2014, - 09:19 AM

Anderson: Saddling up to see who is a cut above

Competition was keen among these cutting horses, and a big test for my gelding, Isaiah.

Updated: July 03, 2014, - 11:07 PM

Anderson: Manufacturers warn about ethanol harming engines

Mercury Marine has joined other boat-motor manufacturers in stressing that marine engines should not be powered by E15, which is gasoline that contains 15 percent ethanol.

Updated: July 01, 2014, - 11:47 PM

Dennis Anderson: Awash in water and politics

When rivers and lakes cross banks and wash poisons to land, the federal farm program’s weaknesses show.

Updated: June 29, 2014, - 12:23 AM

Anderson: Boaters' wakes create problems for homes near high water

Crafts’ wakes add to danger to flood-threatened homes.

Updated: June 26, 2014, - 11:42 PM

Anderson: Mankato mom and pop bait shop is thriving

One shop that has survived, even thrived, in the fishing game is the Bobber Shop, in Mankato.

Updated: June 18, 2014, - 12:42 AM

Anderson: Dogs have a field day at Kelley Farms

A vast livestock operation, with grass-fed beef as its centerpiece, Kelley Farms is also heaven on earth for sporting dog trainers, perhaps especially retriever trainers.

Updated: June 15, 2014, - 01:25 PM

Teaching conservation and outdoor participation

A new after-school program brings kids outdoors in an effort to protect our shared woods, waters and fields.

Updated: June 13, 2014, - 12:23 PM

Anderson: Pheasants Forever decides it can't sit idly by

The group has made a pro-active move by establishing an office in precious South Dakota.

Updated: June 13, 2014, - 06:56 AM

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