Lake County, Minnesota

Near Isabella

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Lake County Minnesota (Class B) BFRO

September 2012

My son and I were hauling our gear down to the canoe after spending the night camping. We passed each other at the top of the hill and a few seconds later I heard through the woods, maybe 125 yards away, an extremely loud bellowing, kind of like a wounded grizzly, but really really loud, it lasted 10-15 seconds then there was a pretty loud muffled talking for maybe 20-30 seconds more. What I mean by loud muffled talking is it sounded like talking that was loud, but I couldn't understand what was being said, like a different language or something? I continued down to the canoe and headed back to the campgrounds and my son was coming back down and I said "what in the heck was that?". He said " I don't know, but it was loud". It was a dead, calm day, about 3:30 in the afternoon. The sound came from a point on the river, I told my son to go down to the canoe and watch upstream towards the rapids that go around the point and I went and got the shotgun. I went down to the point a way t...

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