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: Where did all the whitetails go?

Whether DNR brass acknowledge it or not, one big problem facing them, and perhaps also Gov. Mark Dayton, is the state’s lack of deer.

Updated: January 16, 2014, - 07:32 AM

DNR round table: Problems persist on the prairie

Wildlife as varied as badgers, monarch butterflies, ducks and pheasants are suffering population declines despite millions of dollars of habitat restoration efforts.

Updated: January 14, 2014, - 06:27 PM

Round table: DNR sets bold plan for Mille Lacs

Mille Lacs: DNR sets bold planNew, perhaps radical changes in management of Lake Mille Lacs walleyes and perhaps other of...

Updated: January 11, 2014, - 09:51 PM

Round table: Too many walleyes in Leech Lake?

Leech Lake: Too many walleyes?Too many walleyes? It’s not an issue many lakes face. But Leech Lake apparently is beset...

Updated: January 11, 2014, - 09:51 PM

Round table: Unraveling the moose mystery

Moose: Unraveling a mysteryThe dramatic decline of Minnesota’s moose population remains a mystery, though researchers are beginning to shed some...

Updated: January 11, 2014, - 09:50 PM

Round table: Finding more hunters, anglers

Recruitment: Finding more hunters, anglersThough the number of Minnesota hunters and anglers has remained steady at about 1.1 million anglers...

Updated: January 11, 2014, - 09:49 PM

Round table: Search is on for Asian carp

Asian carp: The search is onReproducing populations of Mississippi River Asian carp are still believed to be south of Minnesota,...

Updated: January 11, 2014, - 09:48 PM

Round table: Legacy Amendment enhances funding

Funding: Legacy sets paceAfter five years, projects paid for from the Outdoor Heritage Fund (OHF) are helping to change the...

Updated: January 11, 2014, - 09:46 PM

Round table: Deer decline a concern

Deer: Decline a concernMinnesota’s 2013 deer harvest of 172,000 was the lowest in 15 years, and many hunters say that’s...

Updated: January 11, 2014, - 09:46 PM

Round table: Access to public lands

Mobile maps: Access to public landsWhether it’s an angler trying to find a boat access, or a hunter trying to...

Updated: January 11, 2014, - 09:45 PM

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