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

Legendary DNR trout manager Mel Haugstad dies

Conservationist founded Minnesota Trout Association in 1997.

Updated: September 17, 2013, - 08:21 PM

Remembering Minnesota's majestic fire towers

Thousands of fire towers once presided over Minnesota’s treetops, especially in the North Country. Today only a fraction remain.

Updated: September 12, 2013, - 07:19 PM

Anderson: Bud Grant is an outdoorsman who coached football

Those who sat with him in boats and duck blinds wonder where all the football stuff in his book came...

Updated: September 08, 2013, - 12:35 AM

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

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