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: Muskie tourney is a go on Lake Minnetonka

It’s been 10 years since Minnetonka was included among Metro Muskie Tournament lakes.

Updated: June 11, 2014, - 12:37 AM

Anderson: High school trapshooting teams are good news

Competitive high school trapshooting now involves more prep students in Minnesota than hockey does and is by far the state’s fastest-growing school sport.

Updated: June 07, 2014, - 11:51 PM

Anderson: If pheasants are to rebound, hunters need a backbone

Pheasant hunters, and all of us, should stand up to the illegal loss of habitat to farming.

Updated: June 06, 2014, - 12:49 AM

Anderson: Ely bear researcher needs to end his battle with DNR

Lynn Rogers needs to find other means than radio collars to do his work.

Updated: June 01, 2014, - 09:22 PM

Anderson: Steelhead season is over on the North Shore

Steelheading is a long-shot game, and this father-son team hoped to cash in.

Updated: June 01, 2014, - 12:30 AM

Anderson: DNR's prickly decision on barbless hooks ignores the obvious

Recently, the Minnesota Division of the Izaak Walton League (the “Ikes’’) passed a resolution urging the Department of Natural Resources to rethink its intent to remove barbless hook restrictions for some trout fishing in the southeast.

Updated: May 28, 2014, - 01:23 PM

Anderson: Take advantage of summer before it's gone

It’s a short season. But the options are limitless, so pack up and head out soon.

Updated: May 25, 2014, - 10:58 AM

Summer dreaming

Minnesotans dream of summer in color: green pines, blue lakes, crimson sunsets and the golden sheen of slab walleyes. For...

Updated: May 24, 2014, - 04:29 PM

Anderson: Class of 2014, what do you value?

What does this generation of graduates value, and how will these values shape the world 40 years from now?

Updated: May 23, 2014, - 12:20 AM

Anderson: Winnibigoshish limits leave many anglers empty

Anglers have questioned the Mille Lacs protected walleye slot for many years, wondering if it’s hurting the lake’s fishery —...

Updated: May 21, 2014, - 08:05 AM

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