Custer County, Idaho

Near Mackay

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Custer County Idaho (Class B) BFRO

August 2004

I was lying in my tent on the last night of our camping trip. I remember thinking about a story my brother told me about an incident several years earlier where he and my other brother encountered a bear in this same area. I was on the verge of drifing off to sleep when suddenly an overwhelming sense of dread and fear overcame me. I was immediately wide awake, but was afraid to make any noise so I remained still. I heard footsteps very near my tent. I could feel the presence of something very large. It moved slowly and I could hear what sounded like deep throated breathing. When I heard whatever it was move closer to my tent, I sat up as quietly so I could put my glasses on and grabbed my .44 magnum revolver. I wasn't even thinking about sasquatch at the time. I was afraid a bear had possibly wandered into camp. I finally got the courage to turn on my flashlight and everything outside went silent. I heard no more sounds, and never smelled anything unusual. Then as suddenly as it starte...

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Custer County Idaho (Class B) BFRO

Possible vocalizations heard by staff at Redfish Lake near Stanley

About midnight on a September evening I was walking across a 100 yard expanse between the shower facilities and my cabin when I was halted mid-step by an awful sound. The hair stood up on the back of ...

September 2001

Custer County Idaho (Class A) BFRO

Hiking deaf Boy Scouts have midday sighting near Cape Horn Lake

The sighting occured many years ago when I was in the boy scout, attending a big boy scout camp at Camp Bradley north of Red Fish Lake, Idaho. My group were mostly contained of deaf scouts. We represe...

July 1980

Custer County Idaho (Class A) BFRO

Hunter has early morning sighting near Challis

We were on a hunting trip with about 10 people near Challis, Idaho, south of the Salmon River Wilderness, in October 1975. We had stopped our trucks on a dirt road on our way back to camp following ou...

October 1975

Custer County Idaho (Class B) BFRO

River rafter has rocks thrown toward him while hiking near Sheepeater Hot Springs

I was on a river trip on the Middle Fork of the Salmon River in Northern, ID. We camped at Scout Camp at river mile 12.7 on June 6th, 2013 for our first night. There is a natural hot springs called sh...

June 2013

Randolph County Illinois (Class B) BFRO

Woman recalls her possible encounter on a farm outside Prairie du Rocher.

I have never told anyone this, except my husband ( who never did believe me, he knows something happened but he can't wrap his mind around this possibility ) for fear of ridicule. I was alone when thi...

June 1973

Shasta County California (Class B) BFRO

Woman describes a childhood encounter outside a tent on the edge of Lake Shasta

I was on a family camping trip. There were a lot of us. I was 13 at the time and I had never heard of Bigfoot. The way our camp was laid out was that all of us girls (two sisters, their friends and a ...

August 1970

Broward County Florida (Class A) BFRO

Years of South Florida Skunk Ape stories supported by witness accounts and newspaper articles

In 1974 I was 12 yrs. old visiting my sister M and her family in Davie FL with my cousin A who was 15 at the time. One night we were sleeping on a pull out couch in the sitting room. When we smelled s...

July 1974

Custer County Colorado (Class A) BFRO

Father and son nighttime roadside sighting in the Wet Mountains southwest of Pueblo

In late July of 1998 my youngest son (who was 18 then)and I lived in Western Arkansas and took a week-long camping trip to the Wet Mountains in Colorado west of Pueblo. I had done most of the driving ...

July 1998

Neosho County Kansas (Class B) BFRO

Possible track found and strange occurences on the Neosho River

in the summer of 2008 i was on a fishing trip to the neosho river. my parents have own'd a cabin there for about 25 years and i enjoy going with them to set limb lines for catfish and rod and reel fis...

July 2008

Mecklenburg County Virginia (Class A) BFRO

Youth catches standing figure in flashlight glow during camp-out

From the late 60's to about 1990, my Dad took us camping many weekends in the summer to the John H Kerr Reservoir (hereafter know localy as Buggs Island Lake)wich stradles the Virginia, North Carolina...

May 1970

St. Lawrence County New York (Class A) BFRO

Various incidents and sightings from 1976-2008 by family members at their rural home near Canton

In the fall of 2000 my wife saw a large blk figure walking across a field and into the woods approx 300 yards from our home.My children stated that they saw something big and hairy behind our house ap...

January 2008

Limestone County Alabama (Class B) BFRO

Possible vocalizations reported near Tanner

I had purchased a fence for my cats and my husband and I had spent most of the day putting it up .We stopped working on it that evening so we could have time to feed the animals-horses,dogs chickens a...

July 2006