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: Taking on the big sea

A Minneapolis couple recruited a son and a pal to help them with their maiden trans-Atlantic voyage, guiding their 37-foot sailboat to Ireland last summer.

Updated: January 26, 2013, - 05:36 PM

Inventor aims to help shooters

Oakdale man's shotshell tracer is being marketed by Winchester.

Updated: January 22, 2013, - 12:04 AM

Anderson: Gun debate not definitive

The semiautomatic gun, when it hasn't been dogged by negative press, evolved for use by soldiers as well as sportsmen. Now it's a political hot potato for extremists.

Updated: January 21, 2013, - 06:52 AM

Anderson: Upbeat fishing on Upper Red Lake

An adjusted slot limit and a 1999-2003 walleye restocking translates to satisfying ice fishing on the lake this winter.

Updated: January 12, 2013, - 05:07 PM

Anderson: DNR cheating taxpayers on keeping out Asian carp

There are easier and cheaper solutions that would keep the fish out of northern Minnesota.

Updated: January 11, 2013, - 12:13 AM

Anderson: DNR's conservation wisdom needs marketing

The agency provides valuable science, but it must improve at motivating grass-roots support for large-scale conservation solutions.

Updated: January 05, 2013, - 06:54 PM

Anderson: Good ice is good for state businesses

Many are prospering from a recent cold snap that spurred anglers to action.

Updated: January 04, 2013, - 01:17 PM

Anderson: Former U standout Breuer is tall on the trigger

Randy Breuer made a figurative mark on the Minnesota landscape as a basketball player. These days he strides the landscape as a hunter, standing out at ''5 feet and 27 inches.''

Updated: December 27, 2012, - 01:35 AM

Anderson: Fish in the elements and payoff can be big

Giant muskies can be had if you're willing to endure snow, rain, wind and finger-numbing low temperatures.

Updated: December 09, 2012, - 10:12 PM

Anderson: A day to be dazed by pheasants

The rooster crop was as dry as the land on a southwest Minnesota sojourn. But there was no shortage of memories.

Updated: December 08, 2012, - 06:42 PM

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