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: Dispute erupts over Lessard-Sams Council candidates

Some members of the Lessard-Sams Council balk at limited options for next director.

Updated: August 08, 2014, - 07:15 AM

Anderson: Researchers turn up the volume on Asian carp

Five underwater speakers were attached recently at Lock 8 on the Mississippi River near Genoa, Wis. The experimental system is designed to repel Asian carp and prevent them from swimming up the river.

Updated: August 06, 2014, - 02:29 AM

Game Fair opens Friday with even more to love

The annual outdoor event draws tens of thousands.

Updated: August 02, 2014, - 06:54 PM

Anderson: Mich Mash — a midsummer fishing venture to Lake Michigan

Midsummer pursuits on Lake Michigan begin with carp, then make way for salmon.

Updated: August 02, 2014, - 06:52 PM

Anderson: Former Louisiana agent made world (and bayou) better place

Dave Hall spent most of his life protecting ducks and other wildlife in the bayou.

Updated: August 01, 2014, - 12:47 AM

Anderson: Farmer stays informed, innovative about agriculture

Tony Thompson keeps plugged in to farming’s present and future.

Updated: July 30, 2014, - 12:50 AM

Anderson: Mille Lacs battle still being waged in court

A lawyer has asked the Minnesota Court of Appeals to rule that the DNR has not managed Mille Lacs in consideration of the cultural heritage that has developed around more than a century of walleye fishing on the lake.

Updated: July 29, 2014, - 11:48 PM

Camp Voyageur: A special kind of summer camp

A Twin Cities camp provides kids with leadership training, healthy role models and the chance to enjoy a Minnesota summer in the outdoors.

Updated: July 27, 2014, - 07:26 PM

Anderson: Where do deer hunters go from here?

Front and center Wednesday when the Department of Natural Resources announced a significant paring back of the deer hunting season...

Updated: July 25, 2014, - 09:13 AM

Anderson: Heavenly moments in the BWCA

Even a short trip in canoe country can become a summer highlight.

Updated: July 20, 2014, - 07:59 PM

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