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Jeff Lampe
Jeff Lampe

Jeff Lampe has been outdoor writer at the Journal Star in Peoria for 12 duck seasons. He lives in Elmwood with his wife Monica, sons Henry, Victor and Walter, and Llewellin setter Hawkeye. A native of Buffalo, N.Y., he is an avid fan of the Bills and still has mental scars from four consecutive Super Bowl losses. Outside of hunting and fishing, Lampe's main passion in Illinois was Class A boys basketball (which sadly no longer exists). Former publisher of the Class A Weekly newsletter, Lampe is a co-author of "100 Years of Madness" and "Classical Madness," both books focusing on prep basketball in Illinois.

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Flathead’s pictures return

September 09, 2009 at 12:21 PM

After taking a brief sabbatical from submitting pictures, my buddy Flathead has come back with a vengeance. So for the next few weeks, until deer season calls him away, we’ll be running some photos he has snapped during his ramblings through central Illinois.

This first edition features two bird shots from the Emiquon Preserve on Sept. 2, 2009.

The picture above is of an American coot chick. Who knew they were so colorful. As Flathead wrote, “Has to be an incredible bass bait at Emiquon!”

Below is a juvenile least bittern. Stay tuned for more of Flathead’s photographic artwork in the weeks to come.

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