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

3M Co. to sell its two fly-fishing businesses to Orvis

The Orvis Co. of Manchester, Vt., is buying Scientific Anglers and Ross Reels from 3M Co., Orvis announced Wednesday.Orvis will...

Updated: May 01, 2013, - 08:58 PM

Anderson: Unseasonable spring led to plentiful bird watching

The springtime migration of birds is spectacular in Minnesota, especially in the far west and especially in this year’s muddled climate.

Updated: April 29, 2013, - 07:19 AM

Anderson: Kahn’s Legacy bill in limbo

Opposition has lined up against Phyllis Kahn’s bill, which undermines the work of Lessard-Sams Council.

Updated: April 25, 2013, - 10:30 PM

Lining up against Kahn's Legacy bill

backing original OHF PROJECTSHere is a list of state groups that support the Outdoor Heritage Fund projects originally recommended by...

Updated: April 25, 2013, - 09:01 PM

Anderson: Talkin' turkey with hunter extraordinaire Mark Strand

Mark Strand makes it his business to pursue the wily birds pretty much wherever they are found.

Updated: April 20, 2013, - 11:33 PM

Anderson: It's Showdown Saturday regarding Legacy bill amendments

Minnesota citizens need to maintain a strong voice for effective conservation to work.

Updated: April 18, 2013, - 09:59 PM

April 15: 21 more charged with walleye poaching

A three-year investigation, known as Operation Squarehook, involved about 60 officers from the DNR, the Fish and Wildlife Service and tribal authorities from the Red Lake and Leech Lake bands.

Updated: April 15, 2013, - 10:46 PM

Anderson: Alwin retiring to fish more after running fly shop for 19 years

Mike Alwin is retiring soon after running Bob Mitchell’s Fly Shop for almost two decades.

Updated: April 15, 2013, - 12:51 AM

Anderson: It's tricky fishing trout, but that's the fun

Whether angling on a Minnesota stream or a Montana waterway, the fun is in the puzzle

Updated: April 13, 2013, - 07:53 PM

Anderson: Attempt to reroute Outdoor Heritage Fund money won't go unnoticed

On Friday, House Legacy Committee chair Phyllis Kahn took still more testimony from still more citizens, only to find that each, one after the other, opposed her rewriting of conservation recommendations

Updated: April 06, 2013, - 07:23 PM

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