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

I was traveling along the road when I saw a tall thin hairy bigfoot along a railroad track. He was off the tracks, he was off to the side. I thought, holy mackerel he is awefully tall....

March 2011

Jackson County Illinois (Class C) BFRO

The "Big Muddy Monster" flap of Murphysboro

In the early eighties and late seventies many incidents concerning what could only be classified as an unidentified homonid were reported in the area of Southern Ill. In particular, the area of Jackso...

January 1980

Richmond County Georgia (Class B) BFRO

Man recalls a possible encounter as a teen at Fort Gordon

The year was 1965 while my father a military NCO Basic Training Instructor, was stationed at Ft. Gordon Georgia. We were living on the base at the NCO old housing area. There had recently been built a...

June 1965

Bayfield County Wisconsin (Class B) BFRO

Possible vocalizations heard by deer hunter in the Chequamegon National Forest

Just after hunting hours on November 16, 2004 I started to gather my gear and got ready to climb down and head to my atv after bowhunting from my treestand when I heard several loud howls followed by ...

November 2004

Taney County Missouri (Class B) BFRO

Homeowners find fresh snow tracks of a possible adult and juvenile north of Forsyth

Dual track line - MANY photos taken and measured - immediately after heavy 6" snowfall on the night of Monday 15 Jan 2018. The night of Monday 15 Jan 2018, was dark - the night of the new (dark) mo...

January 2018

Franklin County Missouri (Class A) BFRO

Daylight sighting of a white-haired Bigfoot in a yard outside Lonedell

My four year old son and I were visiting my parents who lived in Lonedell, Missouri. My mother was napping, my father was at work (he helped farm there on the land--they lived in a trailer on the abou...

August 2005

McLean County North Dakota (Class A) BFRO

Multiple witness sighting near White Shield

On Aug 26 around 2:20-2:30am my two cousins were driving back from Minot, they took the back roads to get home faster. They were about 2-3 miles from home on Counrty Road 7 when they said that they we...

August 2005

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