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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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A grizzly carcass-cam

February 06, 2008 at 08:30 AM

More and more nature photographers I encounter on the Internet (and in person) are taking advantage of predators feeding on carcasses. One such photographer is Matt Buedel, who also works as an editor at the Journal Star. The other day he told me he was going to set up in a blind near a deer carcass. He was hoping for some eagles to show up. He wound up getting a nice picture of a Cooper’s hawk. But I asked him, what would he have done if he’d encountered a scene like the following? These pictures were apparently captured on a trail cam left by someone at the scene of gut-shot mule deer out west.

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