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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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Upland game rejection

September 05, 2009 at 08:40 PM

In what has become an annual event, the Department of Natural Resources sent me a postcard today to let me know I was rejected in the drawing for a free upland game hunting permit.

This is the third or fourth straight year I’ve received a rejection.

Needless to say, I was not pleased. Some of the best pheasant hunting I’ve done in Illinois has come on free upland permits at Pheasant Habitat Areas.

If you did not receive a rejection notice already, that may be good news for you.

And if you need a partner and a dog to join you, feel free to let me know.

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