Itasca County, Minnesota

Near Bovey

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Itasca County Minnesota (Class A) BFRO

mid 1950's

My mother told me this story a few years ago. The incident happened when she was a young in the woods surrounding her child hood home. She said she was picking blue berries one day. It was near dark and she was by herself. She wasn't far from home but she was on the edge of a very large forest and swamp. She said she got a funny feeling, like someone was watching her. She looked up from her blue berry pail and noticed someone crouched in the blue berry patch a little ways away staring directly at her. Then it ducked quietly below a line of brush and berries At first she tought it was one of her brothers or possibly her father who had come to bring home. She took a few steps toward the place where she had last noticed the person. At that point the "whatever-it-was" bolted unseen into some nearby brush. She saw alot of brush move when it bolted and she was sure at that point it wasn't a person. It simply moved to mush brush to be a person. Thinking it was a bear enjoying th...

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Itasca County Minnesota (Class B) BFRO

Cabin owner discovers possible footprint trail across lake and onto property near Bigfork

Tracks in the snow,7 feet apart 16 inches long and 8 inches wide. Have several pictures approximately half a mile of tracks....

March 2013

Itasca County Minnesota (Class A) BFRO

Husband and wife experience an up-close daylight sighting on Hwy. 7 north of Bovey

My wife and I were traveling south on Scenic Highway 7 north of Bovey, MN. It was a Sunday 2 weeks before Labor Day 2009. We had been swimming at our lakeshore property and my wife offered to drive ho...

August 2009

Itasca County Minnesota (Class B) BFRO

Woman and friend watch a tall animal walk oddly across a mine hill in Calumet

My friend and I were sitting on my porch smoking a cigarette and talking about the recent drama going on in our lives. Straight in front of us about 60 yards was an iron ore hill, the top of it was cl...

July 2009

Itasca County Minnesota (Class B) BFRO

Possible nighttime sighting by motorist near Ball Club

I spoke to a elderly ojibwe lady who was on her way to the Deer River White Oak Casino to do some gambling. She was driving east and about one mile east of Ball Club, Minnesota at about 11:00 P.M. she...

June 2006

Clackamas County Oregon (Class B) BFRO

Hikers make track find on Table Rock Creek, Oregon

Today, March 18, 2001, my brother and I were hiking near Table Rock Wilderness in Clackamas County, Oregon. Found footprints in the snow very much like a very large, bare, human foot. We wear size 12 ...

March 2001

Le Flore County Oklahoma (Class B) BFRO

BFRO investigator hears loud footsteps and bipedal running

The BFRO sponsored an expedition to investigate a series of reports of bigfoot related activity in Le Flore County, Oklahoma. I was part of the BFRO team undertaking the investigation. While walking d...

October 2001

Klickitat County Washington (Class A) BFRO

Hunters observed creature just before vocalization screams were heard

8 years ago my father and I were turkey hunting in Klickatat County Washington. About 25 minutes prior to dark we were both watching a the edge of a clearing next to an old homestead site. There were ...

April 1991

Mono County California (Class B) BFRO

Father and son come across two sets of tracks while hunting near Benton

When I was very young I saw a pair of Bigfoot tracks with my father. I'm guessing I was about 9 years old. I'm now 22. My father and I used to go rabbit hunting all the time. We always went to the sam...

January 1995

Powell County Kentucky (Class A) BFRO

While observing a footprint, youth looks off the path to see shiny haired creature looking at him

The year was 1978 when my family and I took a summer camping trip to the Natural Bridge State Park. The park is located deep in the Daniel Boone National forest, about 52 miles southeast of Lexington,...

August 1978

Kittitas County Washington (Class B) BFRO

Hiker describes possible vocalizations and rocks thrown at a remote lake in the Alpine Lakes Wilderness

Unknown Encounter Oct. 11-12, 2012 Location: Alpine Lakes Area, Kittitas County, WA I am a 45+ year experienced outdoorsman, having hiked and climbed extensively in the Alpine Lakes Wilderness, M...

October 2012

Dale County Alabama (Class B) BFRO

Possible daylight encounter on Fort Rucker Army Base

I was assigned to Ft Rucker, AL from Oct 1991 until Jan 1997 as a fire fighter. As military firefighters we would often be assigned to small airfields (stagefields) around Ft Rucker. At the time this ...

April 1992

Calcasieu Parish Louisiana (Class A) BFRO

Woman recounts childhood sighting behind her house near Lake Charles

I was born and raised on the bayou and would crab and fish with my family along the river, the local people would call this area fisher rider road which was along the mouth of the gulf of Mexico. My f...

September 1971