Buchanan County, Iowa

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Buchanan County Iowa (Class A) BFRO

July 2004

A 38-year-old man and his wife were driving on an unimproved road to a relative's cabin at 6:30 A.M. on July 16, 2004 when they smelled a horrible odor. Soon afterward they saw a 'massive' creature standing up ahead about 50 yards on the right side of the trail. The couple looked at it and it looked at them ' its eye's were red, thought the wife (conveyed by the husband). After a moment it turned and walked off with long strides into the cover. The creature's description: ' Covered in reddish-brown hair ' Not much of a neck, head sunk into shoulders ' Hands came to or below its knees ' About 7 feet tall, weight about 500 pounds ' 'Looked like an ape type thing' ' Had an ape/human like face The witnesses did not submit a written report but I have spoken to the husband twice by phone about the incident. His wife refused to talk to me about it, apparently because the incident frightened her badly and it is too upsetting to recount. The husband said she doesn't like to speak ...

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Buchanan County Iowa (Class B) BFRO

Possible howl heard while fishing at night near Otterville

Me and a couple friends have heard one in Iowa while out late at night cat fishing a few years ago! At first we thought it was just a coyote howling but, it was a real deep howl, like the Ohio call, b...

August 2013

El Dorado County California (Class A) BFRO

Couple Has Early Evening Encounter Near Stumpy Meadow Reservoir

i went fishing with my girlfriend at stumpy meadows last winter. we been up their about five days out of the week. early in the morning we would arrive try to get the line in the water as much as poss...

January 2004

Washington County Wisconsin (Class B) BFRO

Deer carcass nabbed from pickup truck in Erin (Hwy 167 at Station Way)

[Investigators's interview notes begin here. The witness did not write up the story himself.] On November 9th, 2006, the local media in southeastern Wisconsin ran a story about a possible sightin...

November 2006

Panola County Texas (Class B) BFRO

Hunting party loses bagged deer to unknown predator.

I am a 42 year old computer systems administrator who lives in East Texas on my 133 acre farm with my wife and two teenage children. Although I was born in the big city, I have spent the majority of m...

November 1992

Tucker County West Virginia (Class A) BFRO

Hunter has close sighting of a primate-like creature in the Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge

I was hunting West Virginia's late antler-less deer season in the Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge when the sighting occurred. I had gotten to the area shortly after 3:00pm that evening, and aft...

December 2008

Harrison County Texas (Class A) BFRO

Ongoing encounters with a bigfoot on family property at Caddo Lake

In 1988 my wife, fianc'e at the time, and I were visiting my grandmother who was in her mid eighties at that time. She was living on some property that has been owned by my family for over half a cent...

December 1989

Jefferson County Oregon (Class A) BFRO

Three guests at Suttle Lake Resort get long look at three sasquatches

This sighting took place while I was on a fishing trip with my girlfriend, another couple, and their mom. My friends were staying at the resort cabins at one of my favorite fall fishing lakes. By ...

October 2002

Monroe County Florida (Class B) BFRO

Family has a strange and terrifying encounter while fishing in the Everglades National Park

I've thought about posting my experience here for awhile, but since I was so young, I have faded memories of the event. Therefore, I wasn't sure it would be so useful. However, after looking at the BF...

January 1976

Humboldt County Iowa (Class A) BFRO

More sightings of a strange creature centering around the town of Ottosen. Other stories told about strange sounds, footprints and animal mutilatations.

Iowa Flap Continues From newspaper account: -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- From the Register; September 24, 1978 REPORTS OF HAIRY BEAST...

September 1978