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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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Sun-Times Buck of the Week

October 28, 2009 at 06:47 AM

Deer season is nearly one month old and my buddy at the Chicago Sun-Times, the one who always accuses me of giving up my fishing report too early, has finally posted a Buck of the Week. Thank goodness. And it’s a good one, too, as you can see in the above picture.

The 11-pointer with a 20-inch spread was shot by bowhunter Scott Lowery of Oak Lawn in Cook County, according to Sun-Times scribe Dale Bowman.

Click here to read more about this buck and to check in on his usually lively Web log. Who knows, he may even jab back after getting this left to the kisser.

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