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

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

Anderson: Celebrating 30 years of Pheasants Forever, with concerns ahead

Founded in St. Paul 30 years ago, Pheasants Forever and its 133,000 members come to the Minneapolis Convention Center this week to celebrate -- and plan for a challenging future in the farmlands.

Updated: February 09, 2013, - 06:44 PM

Anderson: Going great guns

Known nationwide for its gun repair work, Ahlman's is a shooter's destination year-round in rural Morristown.

Updated: February 03, 2013, - 11:28 PM

Fish house is perfect ... until he builds a better one

Brainerd fisherman Lindy Frasl is enjoying his latest creation, but, he said, "You're always thinking how to build the next one."

Updated: February 02, 2013, - 10:44 PM

Chart: Minneapolis Boat Show runs through Sunday

Where: Minneapolis Convention Center

Updated: February 01, 2013, - 09:15 AM

Anderson: Size of the boat doesn't matter, time on the water does

Owners of boats big and small not only are equal opportunity thrill seekers -- but more importantly, equal opportunity thrill receivers.

Updated: January 31, 2013, - 11:01 PM

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

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