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: 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

Anderson: As conservationists we must do more

It's apparent, as habitat diminishes, that we can't let conservation groups do all of our speaking for us.

Updated: February 22, 2013, - 09:55 AM

Anderson: Pheasant Fest put pooches on parade

A cavalcade of canines kicked off Pheasants Forever's 2013 Pheasant Fest

Updated: February 16, 2013, - 09:44 PM

Anderson: Council's advice needs to be heeded

Citizens' voice can get lost when legislators covet Legacy Act money.

Updated: February 15, 2013, - 07:24 AM

Anderson: Obama is latest skeet-shooting leader

President Obama is the latest in a long line of White House occupants to enjoy shooting at Camp David.

Updated: February 10, 2013, - 06:23 PM

Chart: Pheasant Fest 2013

Pheasants Forever's annual national Pheasant Fest and Quail Classic, Minneapolis Convention Center, Friday noon through Sunday. Open to the public, the group's 30th anniversary will feature more than 300 exhibitors, with expected attendance of 30,000. Other attractions include:

Updated: February 09, 2013, - 06:45 PM

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