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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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Trail cams fill the void

September 03, 2008 at 07:16 AM

Whoever invented the first trail-cam was a genius. There’s simply no better way to help deer hunters fill the void between shed-hunting season and the start of hunting season. It never fails to amaze me how many guys out there have more pictures of bucks than they do of their kids. But with cameras nowadays that can hold several hundred images, I’d better get used to that. Anyway, here are some recent trail-cam e-mails worth eyeballing.

File this under: Cute enough to post on the fridge.

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File this under: A buck with implants. Not really, but that sucker is behind a fence so they might as well be fake.

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File this under: Shooter A.

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File this under: Shooter B.

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And finally, file this under: Shooter C.

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