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: 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

Anderson: Ammunition shortfall falls short of a conspiracy

The realities of supply, demand, delivery and manufacturing are more in line for blame.

Updated: October 25, 2013, - 12:22 AM

Anderson: Part lodge, part museum in Manitoba

The Sports Afield Duck Club’s history is as colorful as its founder, Jimmy Robinson. There are stories of the rich and famous within these walls — and on them.

Updated: October 20, 2013, - 12:12 AM

Grouse, woodcock populations affected by late spring

Evidence is seen at annual gathering in Grand Rapids.

Updated: October 19, 2013, - 04:06 PM

Duck hunting season opens with teal appeal

When it comes to duck hunting, timing is everything. Sit in a blind one day, and you might never see...

Updated: October 19, 2013, - 04:06 PM

Anderson: Bluebills' gathering place is worth sharing

It's a dangerous place to paddle — no motors are allowed — but Delta Marsh bears an attraction not soon forgotten.

Updated: October 18, 2013, - 12:45 AM

Anderson: Being wrong about opener would've been nice

Enthusiasm exceeded expectations, but the opening-day pheasant hunting did not.

Updated: October 14, 2013, - 12:54 AM

Walleye production on Mille Lacs is encouraging

Department of Natural Resources regional treaty coordinator Tom Jones of Aitkin, Minn., discussed the recent Lake Mille Lacs walleye population

Updated: October 12, 2013, - 05:26 PM

Feds open land in Minnesota for pheasant opener

About 200,000 acres of Waterfowl Production Areas, closed during the government shutdown, will reopen for hunters.

Updated: October 12, 2013, - 01:30 AM

Anderson: An open letter to Dayton for the Governor's Pheasant Opener

Hunters want Dayton to know they care about land use and the vanishing ringneck.

Updated: October 11, 2013, - 12:33 AM

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