Bay County, Florida

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Bay County Florida (Class B) BFRO

1972(?)

I was a boy of about 12 years of age camping on my parent's land. We had a house atop a hill that sloped down an acre or two, leading to Bear Creek, which is where our property ended. The land on both banks of the creek was thickly wooded and our land was not cleared all the way to the water. Three of my friends and I had built a fire and unrolled our sleeping bags about a hundred yards or so away from the house in the direction of the creek. One of the younger boys was not permitted to stay all night and as he left to go home, two of us were shining our flashlights at him and teasing him about a boogey man getting him. He was probably about twenty yards or less away from our little campsite, walking throught the tall (2-3 ft.) grass. In the dim light of the flashlights at that distance I saw a few yards behind him and walking in the opposite direction a form that looked like a large biped. My best estimate would make it 6' 5" or taller. What I saw was from halfway between the elbow an...

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Bay County Florida (Class B) BFRO

Possible vocalizations heard by four-wheelers near Southport

I would never have made any type of report about this incident but after listening to the first 2 audio recordings on your site I was compelled to tell you about an incident that I experienced along w...

October 2000

Bay County Florida (Class A) BFRO

Woman remembers encountering a strange animal while driving outside Mexico Beach

Sounds in the woods and the sights of tree limbs or structures shown are everywhere in the sowega (southwest Georgia) area of Georgia. I grew up in the crisp county area and most of my life was spend ...

January 1985

Bay County Florida (Class B) BFRO

Vacationer has a possible daytime encounter while taking a walk on Shell Island Beach

My family and I took a boat ride to the Shell Island Beach (it wasn't really an island, it eventually connected to the mainland). When we anchored I got out and proceeded into the forest farther in. A...

July 2015

Newton County Texas (Class A) BFRO

Fisherman has afternoon encounter while bowfishing for gar in Sabine River bottom

My dad was bowfishing when he saw something on the bank. It was about the size of a man with raggy fur and entangled with twigs and leaves, it also had bright yellow eyes. My dad smacked the water wit...

April 1999

Manistee County Michigan (Class A) BFRO

Memory told of an early evening sighting at a migrant work camp in Bear Lake

I'm 46 years old, we were at a migrant worker camp in Bear Lake Michigan picking apples. I stepped out of our house for what reason I can't remember. I happened to look in a direction up towards a hil...

October 1984

Apache County Arizona (Class A) BFRO

Motorhome folks have daytime sighting on I-40 east of Holbrook, Arizona

Heading west on i40 today at 0930 my wife and I saw a Bigfoot walking away from the hwy heading north. It was not running, but walking at a normal pace. It never looked at the hwy. It was about 7-8 ft...

January 2021

Steuben County New York (Class A) BFRO

While taking a break during a deer drive, hunter sees 6 foot tall creature run away down hillside

Not quite sure what to write. I was hunting with some friends of mine outside of Addison, NY in Nov. of 1986. I was the top man on a drive. I crested a hill and decided to take a break. Things were...

November 1986

Lincoln County Oklahoma (Class A) BFRO

Rural commuter sees large animal shift from quadrupedal to bipedal movement

In 2002, in early fall (it was still nice outside) I was driving to work. Ahead of me, on the crest of a hill, I saw a creature crossing the road. It did not remind me of a monkey. The legs and torso ...

August 2002

Jersey County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

Motorists have sighting at night near Otterville

It was right around the time of my birthday. I was on vacation visiting with my cousin at his girlfriend's house. We had ran into Jerseyville for cigarettes and were on our way back to her house off o...

May 2008

Dickson County Tennessee (Class A) BFRO

Witness clearly saw a very tall creature moving on two legs.

I was sitting in my mother's kitchen with 2 of my nieces and my mother when I happened to look out of her back door. I clearly saw a very tall (approximately 7 feet) creature moving on two legs at an ...

June 1985

Morgan County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

Runner has sighting near home south of Jacksonville

The following interview was conducted by Stan Courtney. The first name of the witness has been changed. Stan - Can you please explain what you saw? Mark - It was just before football and I was t...

August 2006