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Sarasota County Florida (Class A) BFRO

August 1981

Me and my brother and our cousin (11, 10 & 12 years old at the time) used to frequent a neighborhood across from ours called Acorn Circle. It was a heavily wooded area that only had about three homes at the time. On the Southeast side of this neighborhood there were no homes at all and was especially a favorite spot of ours to play since it had a few curiosities about the area. Just to describe the location a bit; this wooded area had a nice canopy of trees and was somewhat darkened even in the bright daylight. There was this large mound of eroded dirt that had a patch of sunlight directly coming through the tree canopy. About 15 feet away there was a large drainage ditch that was about five foot across and four foot deep, someone at one time had placed a log across this ditch in order to cross it. On the other side there was an old VW bug and van that had been there so long that small trees were actually growing up and through them. Further back from this was the scarce remnants of a ...

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Sarasota County Florida (Class B) BFRO

Passenger on I-75 spots a large animal near Myakka State Park

My husband and I were driving home on I-75, the day after Christmas. Our car just started to accelerate after being in traffic for over an hour due to an accident. My husband was watching the cars clo...

December 2012

Sarasota County Florida (Class B) BFRO

Husband and wife hear early morning vocalizations near back of Myakka State Park

Hello, I just found ur web site, have 2 reports. NO B.S. This occured in North Port, Florida in 1999, in the summer. My wife & i were sleeping & about 2am we both woke up and heard something outside a...

January 1999

Sarasota County Florida (Class A) BFRO

Daylight sighting by fishermen near Venice

Me and my brother was fishing in a local pond for bass on a john boat in the evening and we were just talking back and forth when this thing non human or not a bear bent over from the edge of the palm...

January 1988

Sarasota County Florida (Class A) BFRO

Bigfoot crosses SR-72 directly in front a vehicle west of Arcadia and just outside Myakka River State Park

The witness does not have a computer, so I asked the witness to fill out our report form by hand. This following is what she wrote: I was driving home toward Arcadia on HWY 72 around 8:30 pm. I tho...

September 2014

Ozark County Missouri (Class A) BFRO

Family has nighttime sighting near Gainesville

I was just a kid when I saw it. I was sitting in the back of an old Chevy Citation at the time it was pretty new, my uncle was driving and my aunt was in the passenger seat and my little cousin who wa...

January 1985

Whatcom County Washington (Class A) BFRO

Son and father observe possible bigfoot family 17mi NE of Bellingham, near Sumas Mountain. See map

It was the second weekend in September 2018, my father and I went for a drive up Sumas mountain like we've done many times before when we decided to stop at this clear cut over looking the valley. It ...

September 2018

Sarpy County Nebraska (Class A) BFRO

Teen has nighttime sighting near Fontenelle Forest

The following occured in 1975 when I was 14 years old. My family lived in Bellevue, Nebraska (near Offutt Air Force Base) where my father had recently retired from the U.S. Air Force after 24 years of...

January 1975

Kittitas County Washington (Class A) BFRO

Two men have a close up sighting during road crossing outside Cle Elum at sunset

My best friend and I were returning from a hunting trip for turkey in eastern WA for my 50th Birthday. With no success further east we went to Teanaway. Again no success, as we returned to the freeway...

May 2014

Manitoba Canada (Class A) BFRO

Tall manlike creature seen while on a family outing near The Pas

I am reporting on behalf of my son. He is a very truthful child. He has never been able to forget what he saw that day so we have decided to report to the organization about the encounter for the bene...

May 2007

Anoka County Minnesota (Class A) BFRO

Daylight sighting by a couple, on a frozen lake near Centerville

February 2000 my wife Jean and myself went for a walk with our 2 Labs. Something got our attention to look out across a small lake with an Island on it. Crossing the frozen lake was a tall man like pe...

February 2000

Collier County Florida (Class A) BFRO

Hunter reports finding strange tracks in the Everglades, near the area of the Dade County and Collier County line, between Big Cypress and Alligator Alley.

Several months after Hurricane Andrew struck south Florida, five friends and myself were on a hog hunting trip in an area just south east of the Big Cypress Indian Reservation. My friends had a camp t...

November 1993

Fayette County Iowa (Class A) BFRO

Road crossing sighting in a farm area near Maynard; other incidents in vicinity

I was riding in rear seat of car with 3 others, all college students. We all lived same house in Fayette. It was a fri. nite,weather called for heavy snow overnite. We all were from same area about 25...

November 1970