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: Albert Lea hunter gets a grizzly on return trip to Alaska

A determined hunter spent months getting in shape to achieve his dream.

Updated: September 06, 2013, - 12:32 PM

Anderson: Raising crops and conservation awareness

A farming family takes up the challenge of working the soil without harming the land and water, moving onto the side of conservationists.

Updated: September 01, 2013, - 12:52 AM

Anderson: Alabama bass-fishing rig banned for FLW tournaments

The Alabama bass-fishing rig, already illegal here, will not be allowed on the FLW tournament tour next year.

Updated: August 30, 2013, - 01:18 AM

Anderson: Fishing and kids go together, but need an introduction

Watch kids and their parents crowd around the fish tank outside the Department of Natural Resources building at the State Fair and it’s apparent the kids hold the greater fascination.

Updated: August 28, 2013, - 01:03 AM

Anderson: Having a ball with ballistics

Gun shop’s weekend event seeks to send the message that guns and fun go together nicely.

Updated: August 24, 2013, - 10:40 PM

Horse cutting returns to the Minnesota State Fair

After 46 years, the Minnesota State Fair welcomes back its celebrated cutting-horse competitions.

Updated: August 23, 2013, - 07:11 AM

Anderson: Guns at the Capitol? Beware of the recoil

Too strong a push might have an unexpected effect.

Updated: August 23, 2013, - 12:03 AM

Cutting, and cutting horses, at a glance

• Cutting horses are used to “cut’’ individual animals from herds of cattle. In the Old West — and still...

Updated: August 22, 2013, - 11:31 PM

Anderson: Lake of the Woods shows why it's alluring

Crisp mornings and evenings — and muskies, and so much more — make Lake of the Woods inviting.

Updated: August 18, 2013, - 11:29 PM

Anderson: Outside the law or within, hunter can run afoul

Game Fair includes an ex-con sent up for hunting violations, but guilt comes in various packages.

Updated: August 15, 2013, - 11:45 PM

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