Kankakee County, Illinois

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Kankakee County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

May 1973

As a fifty-six year-old man, I am sincerely bewildered when harkening back to my youth and pondering my former naivety. The saying goes, 'I may be dumb, but I'm not stupid'. What concerns me is that I was stupid...and probably still am. I suppose an explanation is in order. Something that interests me now, didn't significantly arouse my curiosity thirty-five years ago. Along with several other hobbies, pastimes, and the like...I used to fish. I spent a good deal of money on equipment, as is my nature. When involved in an activity, I immerse myself in it before I move on. I never purchased waders, though, because I have a quadruple E width shoe size. None of the waders fit me properly because the shoe part was always too tight. I had worn my friends waders on occasion, and when standing in water the pressure would build on my feet and the pain would become unbearable. I, along with two friends, fished Williams Bay in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, and the Rock Creek Canyon of the Kankakee R...

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Kankakee County Illinois (Class B) BFRO

Family experiences strange occurences while fishing Kankakee River

The day was july 2,2011 we decided to go fishing at the kankakee river out in manteno, il. Ive been fishing there for about 10 yrs. just recently about 4 yrs at the new location between the wilmington...

July 2011

Lake County Minnesota (Class A) BFRO

Daytime vocalizations and sighting by grouse hunters near Silver Bay along Lake Superior's north shore

While Hunting Ruffed Grouse with friend near Bean and Bear Lakes outside the small town of Silver Bay we heard and then saw a large unidentified creature. We were near an area where there were alot of...

October 1985

Idaho County Idaho (Class A) BFRO

Dogs alert homeowner to a late night visitor outside Kamiah

On Tuesday (Dec. 4th, 2012) I woke up to my dogs alarm barking out in their outside kennel. I grabbed a large flashlight on my way to the back door. I was most worried about it being a skunk that was ...

December 2012

Pope County Arkansas (Class A) BFRO

Man finds 3-toed prints & wife has sighting

It was during "modern gun" deer season, probably about 3 years ago. I really can't remember the exact year. I was walking along a road that intersects two fields that were within the Piney Creek Wildl...

November 1998

Pierce County Washington (Class B) BFRO

Possible vocalizations and rock piles in a backyard near Eatonville (w/photos)

On March 20th 2010 between 3:30 AM and 4:00 AM I heard a loud scream I had never before heard. I was awakened abruptly out of a deep sleep when a very loud animal scream made me sit straight up in bed...

March 2010

Lewis County Washington (Class A) BFRO

Young girl recounts two encounters at the family farm near Chehalis

I lived in Chehalis Washington on Senn Road across from Warehouser land. I had 2 close contact experiences as a child there. The fist one happened when I was 11. My grandparents were visiting and had ...

January 1978

Washington County New York (Class B) BFRO

Wildlife surveyor hears distinct knocking near Whitehall, NY -- September 2005 Expedition Area

On November 7th and 8th I re-visited my family property to investigate wood knocking I recalled hearing there since childhood. The impetus for this investigation stems from my own sighting in the area...

November 2004

Pierce County Washington (Class B) BFRO

Possible encounter by young campers in their tent after hearing woodknocks near Buckley

I can't exactly say it was a BF encounter, none of us but 1, saw something and 2 out of 4 people heard "the noises." I will explain my story and let you decide. Thank you. September 23, 2011, Mysel...

September 2011

Howard County Texas (Class A) BFRO

Former Special Forces soldier has late night sighting through window not far from Colorado River

About 12:30 to 1:00am my wife and I was awakened by our neighbors dogs barking. At first we thought that maybe a skunk was in the area as we had the windows open and we smelled something that was rank...

August 1996