Steuben County, New York

Near Addison, NY

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Steuben County New York (Class B) BFRO

August

This is an update on an original sighting reported in 1995. I am a researcher and have been following up on this. Below is the response I recieved from the NYS DEC investigator assigned to the original incident. Also enclosed is the original Corning Leader newspaper report on the incident. I am continuing my efforts to track down the hair samples and obtain photos of the original footprint casts taken by the NYS DEC. Marty Wilson *********************** Subj: Re: Bigfoot in Rathbone? Date: 7/10/02 11:02:58 AM Eastern Daylight Time From: [email protected] (James Fodge) To: [email protected] Your recent request for information about the Addison Big Foot was forwarded to me. I was the one who investigated this. In my 30 years working for the Bureau of Wildlife I have been called on to investigate some very strange things, all of which were explainable in one way or another. This was the exception. I have to agree with the newspaper statement that if this was a hoax,...

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Steuben County New York (Class B) BFRO

Campers describe incidents over 3-4 hours with unseen animal near their camp outside Prattsburgh

This account happened on the night of the lunar eclipse back in 2003. I was camping with my friend Pete in NY up behind his cabin (about 1/4 mile up the hill). It was about 11pm and we were both in ou...

November 2003

Steuben County New York (Class B) BFRO

Possible sighting by hunters near Bath

While hunting with a friend on his farm during deer season this past Nov, we were walking the creek bottom to get up to a stand of pines at the edge of a small swamp on his property, after walking abo...

November 2002

Steuben County New York (Class A) BFRO

While taking a break during a deer drive, hunter sees 6 foot tall creature run away down hillside

Not quite sure what to write. I was hunting with some friends of mine outside of Addison, NY in Nov. of 1986. I was the top man on a drive. I crested a hill and decided to take a break. Things were...

November 1986

Steuben County New York (Class A) BFRO

Daylight sighting near a railroad bed and the Canisteo River

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April 1980

Peoria County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

Memory told of daytime encounter near Farmdale Park

Bigfoot in Farmdale park E. Peoria Illinois. I was about 13 years old. I'm 72 now. Snow on the ground I was carrying a gun in the woods hunting for birds, rabbits anything just killing time. I...

January 1957

Forest County Wisconsin (Class A) BFRO

Sighting by young fisherman at dusk on Wabikon Lake

i was 15 at the time i vacationed at johnnies resort every summer w/ my family. we were there to fish and i had been the every summer since i was 5.it was about 8:00 pm and i was in my bot fishing clo...

July 1983

Vernon Parish Louisiana (Class A) BFRO

Five year old boy approached by a large, bi-pedal animal covered in dark hair

I was in the woods walking around and turning to the deeper recesses of the forest, I saw a rather tall figure coming toward me on two legs. It was hard to discern at first what it's appearance was bu...

January 1979

Summit County Ohio (Class A) BFRO

Man recalls early evening sighting near Brandywine Ski Resort

I WAS DRIVING ON RT 271 NORTH OVER BY BOSTON MILLS SKI RESORT WHEN I SPOTTED SOMETHING WALKING INTO THE WOODS IN AN UP RIGHT POSTION I NEW IT WASN'T A MAN OR BEAR IT WAS AT THE TOP OF THE HILL ON SOUT...

September 2005

Colfax County New Mexico (Class A) BFRO

Motorist has nighttime sighting below Raton Pass

I was driving at night on I-25 on raton pass. This happened last night. It was late and then I noticed something on the side of the road. I thought it was a bear or something. Then it took of and ran ...

January 2005

McCurtain County Oklahoma (Class A) BFRO

Sighting by logger, Recent incidents near a rural home.

I was told by phone by a relative that three large manlike, hairy creatures were observed on a persons porch and yard. The man got his SKS and has allegedly shot one. Two others came out of the nearby...

January 2000

Simpson County Kentucky (Class A) BFRO

Daylight sighting while riding a 4-wheeler near Franklin

Me and my boyfriend at the time were rideing his four wheeler in the creek. We had just got to a deep spot so he was trying to make sure he didnt drown it out i glanced to the left and thought i seen ...

August 2007

Ward County North Dakota (Class A) BFRO

Hunter describes described being stalked near Minot

While this incident occurred a long time ago, it may be ofsome use, as I have never heard of any such sighting in North Dakota. Whilecoming back from a hunting trip outside of Minot, North Dakota in a...

April 1962