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

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

Anderson: Waiting eagerly for sap to flow

It’s a vulnerable time for those who cook syrup, and less expensive to ponder matters near home than to visit a supply store.

Updated: March 15, 2013, - 12:21 AM

Anderson: Promoter says gun shows follow the law

Legal sales aren’t the problem, it’s stolen guns used to commit crimes that are the problem, says show operator.

Updated: March 11, 2013, - 01:30 AM

Anderson: Shift underway in managing resources

A DNR manager’s retirement highlights a change in the experience that feeds such positions.

Updated: March 10, 2013, - 01:56 AM

Anderson: Winter trip to the BWCA reveals thick northern pike

The northerns -- and big ones -- eventually cooperated on a trip to the frozen expanse of Basswood Lake by dog sled.

Updated: March 02, 2013, - 08:06 PM

Chart: Winter dog sled trips to the BWCA

• Winter dog sled trips into the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness can be to fish or simply to travel. Day trips and overnight camping trips can be booked.

Updated: March 02, 2013, - 07:19 PM

Anderson: State Rep. Cornish shoots straight from the hip

Plain speaking is a hallmark of Tony Cornish, a state representative most closely tied to gun rights.

Updated: February 23, 2013, - 05:29 PM

Mille Lacs walleye limit slashing looms

A historically low walleye population is likely to prompt restrictions on the size and quantity of keepers at the popular lake.

Updated: February 23, 2013, - 05:12 PM

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