Lake County, Minnesota

Near Silver Bay

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Lake County Minnesota (Class A) BFRO

October 1985

While Hunting Ruffed Grouse with friend near Bean and Bear Lakes outside the small town of Silver Bay we heard and then saw a large unidentified creature. We were near an area where there were alot of berries and were making sure that we didn't stumble upon a bear (which we had done many timees, and let me tell you...this was no bear). We heard a howling that made the hair on the back of my neck stand up...literally. ee both hit the deck and reloaded our 12g shotguns with slugs. Not a word was exchanged. We were both rather scared. It was nearing Nightfall, and we had a long way to go to get back to the car. This is a very rugged and remote area. The howling was intermittent, but we could hear the animal moving. It was a couple hundred yards away. Unfortunately for us it was directly in our path. This is a swampy lake filled area with heavy growth. I have travelled all over the world, and this is some of the toughest undergrowth that I have ever seen. We cautiously moved toward the tra...

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