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LAS February 2012 Digital Edition

FEATURES:
Trolling, Traps & Trout Cover Story
By Chris Ginn
When the sun's shining this month, drop everything you're doing, grab some Rat-L-Traps, and head to the Causeway.

Lady Luck Cover Story
By Chris Ginn
Predicting who will win the 2012 Bassmaster Classic is a near impossibility, but guessing how and where it will be won is a much simpler proposition.

2012 Turkey Season Forecast
By David Moreland
The 2011 turkey harvest was above the 2010 havest and almost identical to the good harvest achieved in 2009, and despite poor production this past spring in many areas, the outlook for 2012 is good across the state.

Barely Legal
By Jerald Horst
Lafitte doesn't have many big trout this time of year, but Brusle Lake seems to be holding plenty of them.

Breaking the Rules, Catch More Fish
By Rusty Tardo
Don't let cold fronts dissuade you from fishing shallow water for speckled trout.

Have Knife, Will Travel
By Jerald Horst
If you think you're really good at filleting fish, don't stand next to Rickie Richoux at the cleaning table.

Rabbit Wrap-Up
By Chris Ginn
Finish the hunting season with what may be your most enjoyable hunt of the year.

Deer of the Year
By Andy Crawford
Big bucks fall every season, but it seemed monstrous deer were hiding behind every bush this year.

Shallow Rig Slaughter
By Humberto Fontova
This type of fishing isn't sophisticated, but it's a blast and always produces a feast.

Hit the Jackpot
By James "Chris" Davis
Have your son or daughter apply for the state's youth lottery hunts, and you may have another Thanksgiving feast in March.

NEWS BREAKERS:
Water was key to 2011-12 duck season success

COLUMNS:
Currents
By Todd Masson
Creature Feature By Jerald Horst
Ask Capt. Paul By Captain Paul Titus
Fly Lines By Catch Cormier
Grunts & Gobblers By David Moreland
Lure Review By Don Shoopman
Seafood Bible By Jerald & Glenda Horst
Paddles 'N Puddles By Chris Holmes
Game Warden By Keith LaCaze
Marine Electronics By Allan Tarvid
The Shootist By Gordon Hutchinson
Toledo Bend By John Dean


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