Avery County, North Carolina

Near LINVILLE

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Avery County North Carolina (Class A) BFRO

November 2010

I LIVE IN FOREST CITY N.C. I HAVE NOT TOLD MY ENCOUNTER WITH BIGFOOT TO ANYBODY OUTSIDE MY FAMILY AND FEW FRIENDS. I KNOW MOST PEOPLE THINK THEY ARE NOT OUT THERE. I THINK THEY MISTAKE THEM FOR BEARS,WELL I SEE BEARS ALL THE TIME WHERE I WORK IN LINVILLE AT A RESORT. IVE SEEN THEM FROM CUBS TO 600 POUNDS.IVE SEEN THEM WALKING SITTING AND STANDING UP. I KNOW WHAT I SAW ONE NOVEMBER DAY ABOUT 3:30PM ON A SUNNY DAY STANDING IN THE MIDDLE OF LINVILLE RIVER ABOUT A MILE FROM THE LINVILLE WILDERNESS AND FALLS AREA WAS NOT A BEAR , THIS IS MY ENCOUNTER WITH BIGFOOT I WAS DRIVING MY TRUCK ON MY WAY HOME AND WAS CROSSING LINVILLE RIVER BRIDGE AS I DO MANY TIMES ON MY WAY FROM MY JOB I ALWAYS LOOK DOWN THE RIVER BECAUSE IT IS SO BEAUTIFUL. THIS DAY WAS NO DIFFERENT THAN ANY OTHER UNTILL I SAW A LARGE DARK CHESTNUT COLORED OBJECT STANDING IN THE MIDDLE OF THE RIVER ABOUT 100 FEET FROM THE BRIDGE . I SLAMMED ON MY BRAKES TO SLOW DOWN BECAUSE IT STARTLED ME SO IT WAS STANDING SIDEWAYS FACING THE SA...

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Avery County North Carolina (Class B) BFRO

Campers hear multiple whooping sounds at Linville Falls

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Allegany County New York (Class A) BFRO

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Klamath County Oregon (Class B) BFRO

Footsteps heard outside of camper trailer near Bear Valley National Bald Eagle Refuge

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Orange County Florida (Class A) BFRO

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Charlotte County Florida (Class B) BFRO

Fish stolen from a boat, possible knocks and vocalizations near Punta Gorda

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Alberta Canada (Class B) BFRO

Possible Vocalizations heard in Southern Alberta

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Rapides Parish Louisiana (Class A) BFRO

Witnesses saw Creature next to a Broken Tree

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Steuben County Indiana (Class B) BFRO

Possible daylight sighting by a law enforcement officer standing in his yard near Fremont

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