Jackson County, Illinois

Near Makanda or Cobden

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Jackson County Illinois (Class B) BFRO

March 2013

It was in the summer of 2012 around 7 pm. It was very hot outside and we had been in a long drought. The nearest town is Makanda IL. The nearest road is Progress Lane which is off of Water V vcalley road. I believe it is near Union county. I had been told from a friend about some weird creature he had seen in the woods around this area. He claimed to have seen it once directly and heard it stalking him another time. He never said he thought it was a Bigfoot but I was still curious so I went out there to look around and see what he was talking about. He had told me that he had been out there many times and most of the time there was nothing strange. However, his girlfriend's grandfather had told him that there were weird creatures out in the woods. He described them to me as being 7 to 8 feet tall with glowing eyes and only moved at night for the most part. I have never seen any creatures out there but on one of my several trips out there in search of anything weird I could find I c...

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Jackson County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

Close encounter while fishing remembered near Giant City State Park

I had previously written an Email to BFRO and explained my encounter with a sasquatch that we called the big muddy monster at a pond called A-41. Well guess what, I was just watching TV and they just ...

January 1989

Jackson County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

Motorist reports his second sighting near railroad tracks west of Murphysboro

I was crossing the railroad tracks when I saw two, one standing and one sitting down. I have seen them in this spot before. ...

March 2012

Jackson County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

Motorist has daytime sighting near railroad tracks west of Murphysboro

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March 2011

Jackson County Illinois (Class C) BFRO

The "Big Muddy Monster" flap of Murphysboro

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January 1980

Tishomingo County Mississippi (Class A) BFRO

Sundown sighting near Tishomingo State Park

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January 2006

Houston County Texas (Class A) BFRO

LEO has a daylight sighting at a ranch outside Grapeland

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January 2007

Keokuk County Iowa (Class B) BFRO

Possible early morning sighting and strange occurrences at a residence near Ollie

On June 16 2010 I was with my friend and I heard the dogs barking very loudly. I went to the living room window and looked out and the dogs were taking off up the driveway which runs west. I saw what ...

June 2010

Bedford County Virginia (Class A) BFRO

Motorist observes an adult Bigfoot with a baby cross the road at night North of Bedford

On September 9, 2015, I was driving down 43 (W) outside of Bedford, Virginia at 11:38PM when I saw to the right side of the road, walking away from the road, a Bigfoot with child. It was next to the m...

September 2015

Valley County Idaho (Class B) BFRO

Fish & Game employee recalls following possible tracks while hiking near Little Payette Lake

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November 1979

Franklin County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

Youth has sighting along abandoned railroad line on edge of West Frankfort

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August 1979

Park County Wyoming (Class B) BFRO

Driver sees bipedal creature in headlights near Yellowstone hot spot

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July 2000

Mendocino County California (Class A) BFRO

Man Has Face to Face Encounter Outside of Willits

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July 2008