Schoolcraft County, Michigan

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Schoolcraft County Michigan (Class A) BFRO

June 1993

We were on a fishing trip in the Michigan / U.P. We had topographical maps and were looking for a lake to catch some bluegill. While driving down a sand road through the forest in my extended cab pick up, I looked to my left (heading west, looked south) and saw sitting in a tree about 30 - 45 yards into the forest a young ?? ape-like creature. It had long (possible 4 to 5 inches) reddish, dark brown to black hair but had a monkey / humanoid face that was much lighter (not white but not black like a monkey) It sat on the limb (no tail visible) as a human would squat on the ground. It appeared that if standing on the ground it wouldn't be much over 28 to thirty inches tall. I was only driving about 10 mi/hr so I got a good look. As I drove by , my son asked, "Did you see that?" I answered in the affirmative and after another quarter mile, I was able to turn around and go back. When we got back to where the incident had taken place, it was gone. I asked my son to point to where he had see...

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Schoolcraft County Michigan (Class A) BFRO

Close encounter by a hunter tracking his dogs at night outside the Seney National Wildlife Refuge

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Schoolcraft County Michigan (Class B) BFRO

Possible footprint and chatter outside Wetmore

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Schoolcraft County Michigan (Class B) BFRO

Possible stalking of two people walking in the early evening near Lake Michigan and Gulliver Lake (Upper Peninsula)

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July 2006

Schoolcraft County Michigan (Class A) BFRO

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Dusk sighting on shoreline of Lake George at Deer Leap

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Troup County Georgia (Class A) BFRO

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