Dennis Anderson | Star Tribune
Columnist | Outdoors

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 covers hunting, fishing, camping, boating, paddling and other outdoor activities, as well as natural resource conservation.

Anderson: Making sweet work of turning sap to syrup

Five families form a crew that sets a singular goal this time of year: to turn sap into maple syrup

Anderson: Minn. couple Pat and Nicole Reeve pursue success in outdoors TV

Pat Reeve and his wife Nicole, of the acclaimed outdoor TV show "Driven with Pat & Nicole'' on the Outdoor Channel, is, as you read this, on a plane to somewhere. Or soon will be. Or just was. Nicole is there as well, along with their checked bags filled with video cameras and hunting gear.

Anderson: Legislature must clamp down on deer, elk farms to limit CWD damage

Shutter deer, elk farms to protect Minnesota's valuable wild deer herd.

Anderson: For a love of the fly cast, you pretend to be knee-deep in the Brule

Dome in Stillwater was as good a place as any to do a little fly rod work.

Anderson: Writings of Theodore Roosevelt called for preserving nature

Few are echoing the words of the president who left a legacy of touting the outdoors.

Anderson: A shift on the fly in Big Sky country

When an injury alters skiing plans in Montana, it's a chance to revisit snowshoes

Anderson: Parallels — and lessons? — watching fate of western grizzlies

Montana passed on opportunity for hunt, but lessons may exist. Issues are akin to our Minnesota wolves.

Anderson: Ely couple's lifelong passion for mushing carries them far

But for lack of a little luck, Don and Val Beland — who in the 1970s, '80s and '90s traveled from Alaska to Austria to race sled dogs — might have been Olympians.

Anderson: Pheasants Forever stays focused on the work amid habitat threats

National gathering in S.D. will bring threats to fore.

Anderson: Burnsville's Crozier tells tales of dogs and friends

Hunting companions grace the title of Ed Crozier's book about his seven decades of hunting