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: Winnibigoshish limits leave many anglers empty

Anglers have questioned the Mille Lacs protected walleye slot for many years, wondering if it’s hurting the lake’s fishery —...

Updated: May 21, 2014, - 08:05 AM

Anderson: It's Carp Wars as Minnesota takes on Asian carp

Minnesota takes up the fight against an invasive species.

Updated: May 17, 2014, - 09:11 PM

Anderson: Legislature can right a wrong and jump-start the Bell Museum

The U’s museum of natural history has too many treasures to be neglected.

Updated: May 16, 2014, - 12:15 AM

Anderson: Behind-the-scenes action on Mille Lacs

By tagging northerns and walleyes in early May, then recapturing a percentage of the tagged fish at the end of the month, the DNR can estimate how many of the fish are in the lake.

Updated: May 14, 2014, - 12:17 PM

Anderson: Blue sky for fishing opener, with plentiful walleyes

All who awakened to fish in Crane Lake for the opener took note of the weather change, and were thankful.

Updated: May 11, 2014, - 12:01 AM

It's a bright beginning of the season Up North

After the winter Minnesotans endured, all anybody really asked for out of the fishing season’s opening day was open water....

Updated: May 10, 2014, - 07:29 PM

Anderson: Tomorrow's walleyes from today's DNR stocking

About 575 million eggs are collected each spring to give natural reproduction a hand.

Updated: May 09, 2014, - 01:00 AM

To catch a walleye: 10 tips for the fishing opener

Walleyes are beautiful, delicious — and at times — difficult to hook. Here’s how to land one for the opener.

Updated: May 08, 2014, - 04:30 PM

To catch a walleye: 10 tips for the fishing opener

Walleyes are beautiful, delicious — and at times — difficult to hook. Here’s how to land one for the opener.

Updated: May 08, 2014, - 04:03 PM

Anderson: Fishing remains a tradition — for the lucky

Whether the walleye bite or not on the opener, the first day of fishing is always memorable.

Updated: May 03, 2014, - 11:35 PM

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