Passaic County, New Jersey

Near West Milford

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Passaic County New Jersey (Class A) BFRO

2004

I don't know what I saw, but I have been hunting the woods of New Jersey for over 16 years, and I have never come across a thing like this. I got to my tree stand just before light as I do every time I hunt the mornings. It was the rut, when bucks chase does to mate. So the woods had a musky ordor to it. But this was a smell that was differnt than the smell of deer urine. This smell was more strong and foul. I hunted the morning but didn't see a deer. Around 10 oclock I called my buddy who already got down that I was getting down. He told me he was going to get breakfest. So I got down and slowly hunted back to the truck. I took the long way back on an old logging trail. As I hit the logging trail that strong ordor came back. I thought that maybe I should knock an arrow. As I began to knock the arrow I felt that a deer stepped out onto the trail, but it wasn't a deer, I don't know what it was it wasn't a bear either. It looked at me , stopped for a second and turned back an...

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Passaic County New Jersey (Class B) BFRO

Possible vocalization heard by fisherman at Monksville Reservoir

I was fishing from the south boat ramp at Monksville Reservoir in Ringwood, New Jersey in August 2000. It was about 2:00 AM - 2:30 AM. I was fishing from shore when I heard a scream-wail from behind m...

August 2000

Passaic County New Jersey (Class B) BFRO

Woman recalls seeing something strange cross the road while driving at dusk near Ringwood

In 1978-1979 I saw the lower half of a bigfoot when driving home from work. It was just getting dark and was on Skyline Drive in Ringwood, NJ. I came around a bend in the road and caught a glimpse of ...

January 1979

Limestone County Alabama (Class A) BFRO

Person fishing recounts story of his encounter with a large, bipedal creature that was wading in the water

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January 1978

Pierce County Washington (Class A) BFRO

Family on bikes sees black hairy creature walking in a riverbed near Fairfax

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May 2001

Okanogan County Washington (Class A) BFRO

Strong odor, crunching footsteps and large human-like tracks found in snow

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January 1976

Thurston County Washington (Class A) BFRO

Loud vocalizations sounds heard

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May 1990

Coos County Oregon (Class A) BFRO

Witness recalls face to face encounter with creature near Myrtle Point

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January 1971

Dona Ana County New Mexico (Class A) BFRO

2 youths encounter an 8' tall bi-pedal figure while on family campout

[Note: This submission is edited slightly from the original, for readability.] We were camping for Thanksgiving week. There were 3 adults, 2 teenagers and 2 small children. My 14 yr old son w...

November 2001

Sussex County Delaware (Class A) BFRO

Father and son witness early morning road crossing of two animals

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June 2003

Itasca County Minnesota (Class A) BFRO

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

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August 2009