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: 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

Anderson: Kahn has own plans for Outdoor Heritage Council

Her plan, ultimately, as revealed in an amendment to the Legacy bill she intends to pass out of her committee today, is to neuter the Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council.

Updated: April 05, 2013, - 12:52 AM

Anderson: Winter fishing conditions still found on the Mississippi River

A spring slow to warm holds the Mississippi in a winter fishin’ condition

Updated: March 30, 2013, - 11:45 PM

Anderson: Two-fish walleye and bass limits obscure real Mille Lacs issue

The two-fish walleye limit this year is supposed to help fishing long-term but doesn’t address the real problem.

Updated: March 29, 2013, - 12:13 AM

Anderson: What you need and what you need to know found at the Sportshow

Facts, figures and interesting stuff from opening day at the Northwest Sportshow

Updated: March 25, 2013, - 06:36 PM

Anderson: Faribault poet and angler Larry Gavin finds inspiration in the outdoors

Between the river banks or on the prairie or in the classroom, his words tumble out in lyrical rhythm to speak of the water, the ducks, the sky —or life.

Updated: March 25, 2013, - 09:51 AM

A sampling of poems from Larry Gavin

A sampling of poems from Larry Gavin:BEFORE STEPPING“The words stop but the meaning keeps going on.” BashoLet it be the...

Updated: March 23, 2013, - 06:12 PM

Mille Lacs walleye limit cut to two

The 2-walleye limit is needed to replenish the premier lake’s fishery.

Updated: March 20, 2013, - 06:48 AM

Anderson: Minnesotans are winning at elk out West

Elk beckon a fair share of Minnesota rifle hunters and archers to the mountains.

Updated: March 16, 2013, - 11:19 PM

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