La Salle County, Illinois

Near Seneca

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La Salle County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

July 1983

The following phone interview was conducted by Stan Courtney on the 13th of June, 2005. The witness does not have a computer or internet access so the information was entered with his permission. The first names of the two witnesses have been changed. John: A friend said he wanted to go camping. He had a black powder .45 and I had a single shot .22 with me and we walked out into the woods, which was quite a distance that we walked to get back to where we were at. My wife dropped us off so that nobody would know that we were there and we hiked all the way back. We took machetes with us and we cleared out an area, and a good little area, I would say 10' by 10' area, you know, that we cleared out, so we made quite a bit of noise, is what I'm trying to say. Anything out there is going to be gone [due to] the scent of a man first of all and all that noise that we made. Then we gathered firewood, but we were a distance out that no one else would be around. I do mean quite a distance out,...

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La Salle County Illinois (Class B) BFRO

Bow hunter sees an animal resembling a gorilla near Marseilles

I was bow hunting 20 ft up in a oak tree and could see 1/4 mile in most directions. It was in the bottomlands of the Illinois River in the country. I heard a noise about 40 yards from me in the thicke...

November 2012

La Salle County Illinois (Class B) BFRO

Possible activity experienced by a family near Utica

We were sitting around a campfire in our yard with our 3 dogs, when we heard coyotes howling-- nothing unusual. We see tracks and hear them frequently. The coyotes were howling and were then joined by...

October 2012

La Salle County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

Second nighttime sighting by motorcyclist north of Marseilles

Earlier this year I had a sighting near Marseilles, Report # 30003. Just this past week I had another sighting in the same area, just a bit further down the road. Again I was coming home from w...

October 2011

La Salle County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

Late night encounter by a motorcyclist outside of Marseilles

I work nights, and was riding my motorcycle home (Marseilles, IL) from work. At about 1 am I turned from Illinois Rt 71 south onto Marseilles road. Immediately after the turn there are 2 sharp curv...

July 2011

Stark County Ohio (Class B) BFRO

Man sees silhouette of an 8'-9' tall creature looking back at him from a cornfield near Canton

i went to feed the dogs at about 1100 pm an something was coming towards me threw the corn field i thought it was a deer it stopped about 75 feet from me and stood erect it was aclear night and the co...

August 1976

Okanogan County Washington (Class A) BFRO

Daylight sighting by fisherman at Lake Chopaka

My father, grandfather, and myself were on a fishing vacation that spanned many areas in the northern part of the state of Washington. One of our pit stops was at one of our favorite lakes, Lake Chopa...

May 1996

Charleston County South Carolina (Class A) BFRO

Various incidents around home with women and children only, near Summerville

I'm not sure how to really explain the thing that my friends and I saw that year. I've not told too many people about it because I did'nt think that I would be believed. I am 47 years old and I can st...

June 1970

Jefferson County Washington (Class B) BFRO

Couple Sees Large Animal and Hears Vocalizations and Knocks

I and my husband have been visiting the Lake Quinault, WA area for the past 5 summers, for up to 10 days at a time. This past June,2003, around the 17th, about 5 PM, we were hiking the Quinault Rainfo...

June 2003

Jasper County Georgia (Class A) BFRO

Two witnesses recall sighting as teens near Monticello


June 1986

Dickinson County Iowa (Class B) BFRO

Photographer spooked off Big Spirit Lake before he gets his photo

I was photographing the sunrise on Sat 4th February in the morning on the frozen shore of Big Spirit Lake in northern Iowa, it was about 5am, so I had to wait until daylight. I shut off my vehicle, wa...

February 2013

Sumner County Tennessee (Class A) BFRO

Man recalls multiple witness encounter near Hendersonville

I always tell this story whenever there is big foot conversation. However, I have never reported the incident to an official source. The creature was witnessed by myself, my sister, brother-in-law, my...

January 1966

Boise County Idaho (Class B) BFRO

Couple describes incidents at two different campgrounds in Boise National Forest

Heard wood knocking. Heard a boulder hitting the ground. Seen something swaying and walking back and forth. At locations and descriptions below....

November 2010