Kent County, Michigan

Near Grand Rapids (largest)

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Kent County Michigan (Class B) BFRO

October 1979

This incident took place over 30 years ago (1979 or 1980) on the western side of the state, near Grand Rapids. It was the opening of archery deer season ( that would make it Oct?) and I and two other fellows, one a coworker of mine at the time, drove up from our place of business near Detroit to a state forest (can't recall the name now) located just (north?) of Grand Rapids. It was raining cats and dogs (!) that afternoon we left and when we got into the area that night, my coworker stopped at his parents house to pick up a small trailer for us to use while we camped in the state forest. We pulled up the next morning, set up camp and then staked out areas each of us wanted to hunt (my coworker was fairly familiar with the area but I was not). Nothing unusual happened that day and we finished hunting (with no result) and then stayed in the trailer that night. The next day I picked out another site not far from the trailer, a fairly large clearing a few hundred feet in diameter (the ...

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