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: Couple embrace the crow hunt's challenge

Crow hunting is increasingly popular in Minnesota. They provide great sport and many people want numbers reduced due to their nuisance

Updated: March 14, 2015, - 07:16 PM

Anderson: Battle over Dayton's water-buffer bill to tell a lot about Minnesota

Minnesotans wanting to know which direction their state is headed should pay attention in coming weeks as Gov. Mark Dayton...

Updated: March 13, 2015, - 06:08 AM

Anderson: Everglades fishing spot remains unspoiled

The 10,000 Islands area of the Florida Everglades remain a wilderness of water, mangroves … and fish

Updated: March 07, 2015, - 08:59 PM

New St. Croix River bridge: The fishing effect

The behemoth footings for the new span will alter wildlife in unknown ways.

Updated: March 05, 2015, - 09:55 PM

Anderson: Adventurer Will Steger prepares for icy crossing

At 70-years-old Will Steger is again ready for his spring rite of passage, a solo trek through the boundary waters during the ice breakup.

Updated: February 28, 2015, - 04:47 PM

Anderson: Kevin Lines a comeback kid for the pheasant set

Kevin Lines’ return a boon for restoration challenge.

Updated: February 27, 2015, - 12:39 AM

Anderson: DNR pay sheds light on raises

Generous raises for managers, OK’d by legislators, belie fuss over Dayton plan

Updated: February 21, 2015, - 05:47 PM

Anderson: How many deer is enough in Minnesota?

That question frames the issue being tackled by the DNR, debated by hunters.

Updated: February 20, 2015, - 12:45 AM

Anderson: Inside the anatomy of a DNR bust

Electronic tracking and aerial surveillance were among strategies the DNR used in an investigation begun in 2009.

Updated: February 10, 2015, - 02:11 PM

Anderson: State's deer hunters can have their say

A hearing in St. Paul will address the declining deer population.

Updated: February 05, 2015, - 09:36 PM

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