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

Aug. 29: Anderson: Scientist discusses biological control of zebra mussels

The biological agent was approved for lake application this summer and is being tried in Christmas Lake.

Updated: September 08, 2014, - 10:09 PM

Anderson: Hunters upset about small herds dispute DNR's deer data

Hunters who aren’t seeing big numbers afield are skeptical about how the agency monitors the herd.

Updated: September 04, 2014, - 09:15 PM

Anderson: Lessard-Sams Council clamor is predictable; was it avoidable?

Fair shot for all will calm predictable but avoidable Lessard-Sams clamor.

Updated: August 31, 2014, - 12:53 PM

Anderson: Christmas Lake access closed following infestation discovery

The biological agent Zequanox will be used to try to kill zebra mussels in the west metro lake.

Updated: August 27, 2014, - 01:05 AM

Anderson: At sunrise or sunset, Lake of the Woods calls

Lake of the Woods’ best times of day entice and, again, reward

Updated: August 11, 2014, - 07:01 AM

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

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