Morgan County, Indiana

Near Martinsville

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Morgan County Indiana (Class B) BFRO

July 2011

I went fishing in Morgan Monroe State Forest with my two sons and our beagle. About mid day we heard something BIG in the woods near where we were fishing, way bigger than a deer running through the woods, in fact it was like a large crashing sound and about 30 seconds later there came the sound of a tree breaking. I suppose it's quite possible that an old rotten tree was in the process of falling down, and it didn't really scare us although it was odd. What happened for the next few hours was however beyond odd, it was downright spooky. For those who aren't familiar with Prather Lake, it's in a very remote part of Morgan Monroe and it's quite a hike to reach the lake when the access road is closed. When you get there you know that it is rarely visited, maybe due to the extremely rugged terrain or the long walk that it takes to get back there even when the road is open it's still quite a hike down a long downhill trail to reach the lake. Back to my experience, after hearing the noi...

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Morgan County Indiana (Class B) BFRO

Possible nighttime encounter by a couple camping near Martinsville

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Morgan County Indiana (Class B) BFRO

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Warren County New York (Class A) BFRO

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Sarasota County Florida (Class A) BFRO

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Yancey County North Carolina (Class A) BFRO

Daylight sighting by camper at Black Mountain Campground near Blue Ridge Parkway

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Parker County Texas (Class A) BFRO

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Troup County Georgia (Class A) BFRO

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Madison County Alabama (Class A) BFRO

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February 2009

Pocahontas County West Virginia (Class A) BFRO

Recollection of a daylight sighting while deer hunting near Greenbrier River

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Inyo County California (Class A) BFRO

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