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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

Lewis County Washington (Class B) BFRO

Campers hear possible vocalizations in Gifford Pinchot NF, near Tarbell Trail

Labor Day, 2005, late, late Sunday evening or very early Monday morning. We were camping on the edge of Gifford Pinchot National Forest where some friends keep there horses tied up to ride the Tarbell...

September 2005

McCurtain County Oklahoma (Class B) BFRO

Father and son observe hand print and footprints near old logging road

While my son and I were camping in the Quachita National Forest on Oct 19 2001, in McCurtain County we discovered 4 large foot prints and one large hand print. We were off one of the logging roads ...

October 2001

Tillman County Oklahoma (Class A) BFRO

Man recalls night time sighting at an airport outside Frederick

It was 1987, I was 17. Me and my friend were going to the airport in Frederick, Oklahoma (Tillman county). My friend's dad owned a helicopter manufacturing plant that was located at the airport a few ...

March 1987

Ashland County Ohio (Class B) BFRO

Tall figure seen in the shadows at Mohican State Park

Early Fri. morning, Sept. 18,2015, 3:00AM. My wife and I were camping at Mohican State Park in east central Ohio. We were camping in our van. My wife went to bed at about 10:30PM, I turned in about 1:...

September 2015

Cumberland County Maine (Class A) BFRO

Series of sightings taking place over three days

(#1) Mrs. Huntington reported (after her own sighting - #3 - the following day) that her daughters have seen the animal three or four times. The first sighting consisted of four youngsters on bicycles...

July 1973

Dutchess County New York (Class A) BFRO

Young adult has daylight visual encounter of bipedal creature while driving near Rhinebeck

I was driving on a backroad in Rhinebeck, NY. I was heading to a rehearsal at the Rhinebeck Center of Performing Arts at about 6 :30 in the evening. The road is called Pilgrims Progress Road. While I ...

June 2009

Independence County Arkansas (Class A) BFRO

Mother & daughter have unusual, close-up encounter on the road at night near Newark

My children and I were driving back from my mothers home in Cushman, AR on Thanksgiving day around 10 PM. We were approaching Newark on hwy 65 south. Just outside of Newark, Macedonia Road turns off t...

November 2011

Creek County Oklahoma (Class A) BFRO

Man has nighttime sighting of two bipedal creatures behind his home near Mannford

I live outside of Mannford Okla. in Creek county.6 miles south on Highway 48. By 87th place. I was outside about midnight September 8th 2009. I was talking on my cell phone out in the driveway of Our ...

September 2009