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: Cafe in Danube is, in fact, open for business

The owner of the Main Street Café was unhappy with an erroneous report of her restaurant being closed for good.

Updated: December 12, 2013, - 10:32 PM

Anderson: Two Christmas geese a fine prize for cold day's work

Though Canada geese are fewer these days, and the hunt requires a tricky trek on thin ice, friends and success...

Updated: December 11, 2013, - 06:24 AM

Anderson: Concern for pheasant population in South Dakota

The state, making a historic push to increase the ringneck population, wants to stop the death spiral of the birds on the prairies.

Updated: December 06, 2013, - 12:31 AM

Looking for more women to patrol the state's woods

Jackie Glaser, who is an acting CO supervisor in the west metro, in addition to her regular conservation officer duties, is one of about 17 women officers out of a statewide force of more than 200.

Updated: November 23, 2013, - 11:57 PM

Anderson: Getting kids involved in outdoors takes a village

Go looking for help when exposing a child to the lifelong rewards of outdoors pursuits.

Updated: November 23, 2013, - 09:59 PM

Anderson: Hunter, 93, and rifle, 140, bring home a doe this season

Kenneth Felt, 93, and a rifle similar to the one Custer employed at Little Bighorn, combine to take a prized doe.

Updated: November 22, 2013, - 10:02 AM

Rugged Montana country, elk hunt are a timeless allure

Searching for elk in remote Montana is a hunting challenge to behold.

Updated: November 18, 2013, - 06:40 AM

Anderson: Deer season opens to success

The North Woods near Cook, Minn., were blanketed with fresh snow Saturday when the state’s firearms deer season opened. It didn't take long for deer to appear.

Updated: November 11, 2013, - 06:26 AM

Anderson: When hunting deer, age is a state of mind

At 95, Bob Rupp might be the oldest deer hunter to take to the woods Saturday when the state’s whitetail season opens.

Updated: November 11, 2013, - 12:54 AM

Anderson: Status quo on land, water issues a threat to the state

It’s time to rethink, dramatically, Minnesota’s approach to conservation.

Updated: October 26, 2013, - 05:18 PM

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