Grand Traverse County, Michigan

Near Fife Lake, MI

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Grand Traverse County Michigan (Class B) BFRO

August 2011

It was Aug or Sept of 2011. Warm night, around 3:30am. We were raising broiler chickens (meat birds) in chicken tractors (mobile chicken coops). Our bedroom window was open and I heard the sound of a squawking bird. I jumped out of bed, grabbed the rifle (.22) and a Mykyta flashlight and ran outside--thinking coyote. I shuffled down the slope behind our garage--toward the sound and toward the general area where the coops were--and paused at what I saw. 100 feet (I measured it the next day) ahead of me, and up the slope on the other side of this dip, was something--and I do not know what. I shined the light on something that had huge orange eyes and was staring right at me--and standing over one of our chicken tractors. I am guessing it was at least 6 to 6.5 feet tall, as I had my wife stand where it was the next day and she is about 5' 3" and it was way higher than that (maybe 7?). I just stood there and stared at it. I could not make out the rest of its body size or shape. We just sta...

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Grand Traverse County Michigan (Class B) BFRO

Snowmobiler observes a large figure cross the trail behind him near Traverse City

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December 2012

Grand Traverse County Michigan (Class B) BFRO

Possible daylight sighting by a mountain biker in the Pere Marquette State Forest

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December 2009

Grand Traverse County Michigan (Class B) BFRO

Possible wood knocks and sticks thrown cause campers to leave early south of Traverse City

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June 2005

Grand Traverse County Michigan (Class B) BFRO

Teens find footprint in swampy ground near Interlochen

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February 1984

Ross County Ohio (Class A) BFRO

Father, son and cousin enounter a large hair covered creature while wading through a creek

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July 1980

Grays Harbor County Washington (Class A) BFRO

Grays Harbor County Sheriff's Department Offense report/summary

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June 1982

Los Angeles County California (Class A) BFRO

Early 70's, Sighting by a deer hunter, off of Highway # 2, in the San Grabriel Mountains

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October 1970

Onslow County North Carolina (Class A) BFRO

Early morning traveler recalls roadway sighting near Holly Ridge

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October 1983

Lane County Oregon (Class A) BFRO

Lady walking with dog has lengthy, close nighttime encounter

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December 1978

Duval County Florida (Class A) BFRO

Security Guards have sighting while on duty near Jacksonville

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August 2000

Clark County Washington (Class A) BFRO

Teenager recounts his sighting as a very young boy on his property near Yacolt

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August 1995

Charlotte County Florida (Class A) BFRO

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January 2002