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: Pedaling a two-wheeler out to hunt

Bloomington-based QBP has built a two-wheeler designed for hunters.

Updated: October 18, 2014, - 11:29 PM

In pursuit of the perfect bird dog

A Minnesota couple make a point of breeding and training grouse-seeking hunting partners.

Updated: October 17, 2014, - 12:25 PM

Anderson: Hunt pays tribute to true conservationist

The hunt on public lands — slow going for some — was a tribute to a true conservationist.

Updated: October 12, 2014, - 12:10 AM

Anderson: Pheasants will return; will hunters?

Conservation loses when money for stamps, guns and shells stays home.

Updated: October 10, 2014, - 02:53 PM

Anderson: Lake Christina works its way back to healthy

Historically one of the continent’s most important, but troubled, canvasback stopover points, this lake today bears the promise of a duck lake reborn.

Updated: October 04, 2014, - 09:54 PM

Anderson: It's another masterpiece for the Hautman brothers

The Minnesota brothers famed for their wildlife art showed their abilities don’t end at the easel.

Updated: September 28, 2014, - 01:49 AM

Governor to convene pheasant summit this year

Gov. Dayton wants to find ways to increase the bird’s numbers in the state.

Updated: September 27, 2014, - 08:25 PM

Anderson: Duck hunting club reaches 101st year but waterfowl more scarce

Minnesota has a long and storied history of duck hunting clubs, but few can trace their roots back more than...

Updated: September 25, 2014, - 11:38 PM

Anderson: In the marsh, rails provide hunters a challenge

Smallish but athletic marsh birds are lightly hunted in Minnesota. They offer a challenge and, some days, a tasty reward

Updated: September 21, 2014, - 12:31 AM

Anderson: We're better off participating, as those we watch on TV remind us

Society these days settles for spectating. The outdoors offers options.

Updated: September 19, 2014, - 06:18 AM

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