Johnson County, Indiana

Near Nineveh

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Johnson County Indiana (Class A) BFRO

May 2002

A friend of mine cornered me late one day and told me a strange tale. He was going to shoot a rifle that he owns and he said he smelled something dead or rotten. He thought maybe someone had killed a deer or another critter. As he proceeded to walk through the woods, he said he saw a huge animal hunkered staring at him. He said the shoulders were massive. His rifle was loaded, but he felt he didn't have a big enough gun (.223 cal.) They stared at each other for a few seconds, but my friend turned to the right and proceeded forward to get away from the "MONSTER" (his word). He said it bolted in the same direction as he did and ran past him in a second and a half. I said was it a bear? He said no. Was it on two legs or four? He said two. It broke tree branches as it ran thru the trees and brush. He was so scared that he did not return to the woods for 8 or 9 months, and when he did, it was with a loaded 12 gauge shotgun loaded with deer slugs. The first person he told was his wife and...

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Bartholomew County Indiana (Class B) BFRO

Possible indicative sounds heard near Camp Atterbury Military Reservation

I was walking our puppy at 2:30 Am, Puppy training! We live directly across from Camp Atterbury,which is heavily wooded on our side. We also share it with Brown County State park And Yellow wood. I wa...

July 2006

Bartholomew County Indiana (Class A) BFRO

Night sighting near Columbus with vocalization heard.

I was 18 and a senior at Columbus East High school at the time this occured. There is a park directly across the street from my house. It was a warm spring night. I was doing a report for school and i...

April 2001

Bartholomew County Indiana (Class B) BFRO

Motorists witness something "white and furry" crossing Youth Camp Road

The sighting was witnessed by my brother and a friend. My brother told me of the sighting shortly after it happened in the winter of 1992. He has retold it to me a few times over the years, most recen...

January 1992

Blackford County Indiana (Class B) BFRO

Two brothers hear strange screams while target shooting. Unusual scratchings on a tree discovered the following day

It was about 7:00 PM in September. It was still pretty light outside. My brother who had come home on leave from the military was visiting us. He and I had been target shooting north of Dunkirk in a h...

September 1979

Washington County Wisconsin (Class B) BFRO

Deer carcass nabbed from pickup truck in Erin (Hwy 167 at Station Way)

[Investigators's interview notes begin here. The witness did not write up the story himself.] On November 9th, 2006, the local media in southeastern Wisconsin ran a story about a possible sightin...

November 2006

Panola County Texas (Class B) BFRO

Hunting party loses bagged deer to unknown predator.

I am a 42 year old computer systems administrator who lives in East Texas on my 133 acre farm with my wife and two teenage children. Although I was born in the big city, I have spent the majority of m...

November 1992

Tucker County West Virginia (Class A) BFRO

Hunter has close sighting of a primate-like creature in the Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge

I was hunting West Virginia's late antler-less deer season in the Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge when the sighting occurred. I had gotten to the area shortly after 3:00pm that evening, and aft...

December 2008

Harrison County Texas (Class A) BFRO

Ongoing encounters with a bigfoot on family property at Caddo Lake

In 1988 my wife, fianc'e at the time, and I were visiting my grandmother who was in her mid eighties at that time. She was living on some property that has been owned by my family for over half a cent...

December 1989

Jefferson County Oregon (Class A) BFRO

Three guests at Suttle Lake Resort get long look at three sasquatches

This sighting took place while I was on a fishing trip with my girlfriend, another couple, and their mom. My friends were staying at the resort cabins at one of my favorite fall fishing lakes. By ...

October 2002

Monroe County Florida (Class B) BFRO

Family has a strange and terrifying encounter while fishing in the Everglades National Park

I've thought about posting my experience here for awhile, but since I was so young, I have faded memories of the event. Therefore, I wasn't sure it would be so useful. However, after looking at the BF...

January 1976

Humboldt County Iowa (Class A) BFRO

More sightings of a strange creature centering around the town of Ottosen. Other stories told about strange sounds, footprints and animal mutilatations.

Iowa Flap Continues From newspaper account: -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- From the Register; September 24, 1978 REPORTS OF HAIRY BEAST...

September 1978

Stark County Ohio (Class A) BFRO

Ron Schaffner case report: The 1978 Minerva Flap

INVESTIGATORS: Ron Schaffner (Ron@bfro.net), Earl Jones, Jim Carnes Jim Rastetter, Iona Boyce, Barbara Mudrak,(Akron Beacon-Journal) and James Shannon (Stark County Deputy Sheriff) CASE DATA: All o...

August 1978