Valley County, Idaho

Near Small: Burgdorff, Large: McCall

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Valley County Idaho (Class B) BFRO

June 2006

The incident occurred at about 6:10am on the first morning of a Boy Scout Group 50 mile hike in the Payette National Forest. We had a group of about 10 boys and 6 adults and had hiked into Loon Lake the previous evening. Loon Lake is a fairly typical Idaho mountain lake surrounded by pine forest, and we had set up camp on the north east end of the lake. I was in my tent with my two sons, ages 12 and 13. We were still in our sleeping bags and the sun was just coming up when we heard the first series of 3-4 calls coming in from a distance. It was difficult to place the exact location of the calls because they were filtering through the forest at distance of what I would guess was 1/2 to maybe 3/4 of a mile from our location. I thought the sound came from a location west and slightly north of us, but my younger son thought it was west and slightly south, closer to the crash site of the B-23, which is on the south side of the lake. The calls were unlike anything I have ever heard ...

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Valley County Idaho (Class A) BFRO

Frightened teen deer hunter feels stalked by large hairy bipedal animal

We were camped at an old abandoned mining town and mine near Deadwood Res. in Oct. 1996. Our son had an encounter with an unidentifiable being. My husbands company was helicopter logging near an area ...

October 1996

Valley County Idaho (Class B) BFRO

Several bow hunters hear an unusual loud scream while hunting elk

(The witness was a student at Idaho State University in January 1997) The individual and several companions were elk hunting (archery) in Sept. 1993 (1994?) in Valley Co., Idaho, near Bruce Meadow...

September 1993

Valley County Idaho (Class A) BFRO

Young deerhunters see moving biped shape and later hear vocalizations

At age twelve my cousin and I embarked on our first official hunting trip with my other cousin and father. We set up camp early in the day a few miles north and east of McCall,Idaho. The day was Octob...

October 1985

Valley County Idaho (Class A) BFRO

16-year-old girl has nighttime sighting near hot springs

We were camping at the Golden Fork Hot Springs with 2 other groups of people. It was around 10:00p.m. or so and after talking to each other at the camp fire we all went to bed. After finding I could...

July 1981

Panola County Texas (Class B) BFRO

Hunting party loses bagged deer to unknown predator.

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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.

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September 1978

Stark County Ohio (Class A) BFRO

Ron Schaffner case report: The 1978 Minerva Flap

INVESTIGATORS: Ron Schaffner (Ron@bfro.net), Earl Jones, Jim Carnes Jim Rastetter, Iona Boyce, Barbara Mudrak,(Akron Beacon-Journal) and James Shannon (Stark County Deputy Sheriff) CASE DATA: All o...

August 1978

Sussex County New Jersey (Class B) BFRO

Teens have scary encounter in abandoned creamery near Sussex

Back east when I was about 14 around 1976 a buddy of mine and my self went out shooting our bb guns and we came across this old board up Carnation creamery. We being kids we broke in to this place it ...

December 1977