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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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Pictures of three bucks running a doe

November 20, 2008 at 12:38 PM

So I was minding my own business this morning while driving to work and counting migrating hawks, when all of the sudden I saw a doe standing in a bean field near the road. As I slowed to look, three bucks exploded out of the nearby timber in hot pursuit. She ran. They pursued. And I froze. Had I grabbed the camera and big lens quickly, I could have snapped real close-ups. As it was this was the best I could get of three nice Peoria County bucks chasing a doe. Hmmm, who says the rut is over?

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