Mahoning County, Ohio

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Mahoning County Ohio (Class B) BFRO

March 2012

I have never told this story to anyone besides my immediate family members because I tend to doubt myself. I believe there could be such things as Bigfoot, although I am not sure. I even went on an amateur investigation with my family last year in Salt Fork--we never saw anything but heard what we think were some other explorers whooping like us. I have hesitated to say anything because I don't want people to think I am making it up since I have been very vocal about my fascination with the subject to my students and friends. But seeing that someone else thinks they saw a Bigfoot near Meander Reservoir makes me want to tell my story too. Anyway, I am originally from the Youngstown area, although I live in Cleveland now. My husband, daughter, and I often travel to Youngstown to visit family in that area. On a drive home last year (it was in late March--the last time we went home before my father died) I swear I saw a huge figure standing flush with the treeline overlooking Meander. I wa...

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Mahoning County Ohio (Class A) BFRO

Woman recounts nighttime sighting of a small bigfoot outside her home near Beloit

I was woke up by pulling, yanking and scratching on our LOCKED shed doors. This creature was determined to get into the shed. I saw its hand was in between the crack of the shed doors while its thumb ...

August 2009

Mahoning County Ohio (Class B) BFRO

Possible sighting at dusk on family property outside Youngstown

I had fed deer out on our property for about 2 years. One day my girlfriend and I were back along the gas well road that brings you about 2000 feet off the main road. I was checking to see if the deer...

April 2006

Mahoning County Ohio (Class A) BFRO

Young man recalls encounter behind his house and close to the Meander Creek Reservoir

8 years ago my friend and I were bored one fall day and decided to hike through the forrest behind my house. The forrest was very deep but also very easy to see through because there was very little b...

October 2001

Mahoning County Ohio (Class A) BFRO

Large creature dragging a dead animal crosses road south of North Jackson

I live in Columbiana County in Ohio. My family alone has seen this creature 3 times in ten years. Once I saw him on my way home from work in North Jackson. It was a rainy night but I am POSITIVE about...

July 1998

Ocean County New Jersey (Class A) BFRO

Teenagers have nightime encounter near Jackson

I have e-mailed you before but wasn't ready to describe my encounter.I have also offered to help in the area of investigations I am experienced in the outdoors and have tracking skills among other ski...

July 1983

Allegheny County Pennsylvania (Class A) BFRO

Man recalls childhood sighting near Allison Park

A friend and I were sitting down on a pipeline right of way. We heard a noise that sounded like something that a large bird might make. A little while later, we heard something that sounded like someo...

January 1971

Scott County Missouri (Class A) BFRO

Late night sighting by young couple in a parked car on a rural lane outside Kelso

[Editor's note: The initial report was submitted by a friend and co-worker of the witness. The BFRO investigator eventually spoke with the witness by phone (see investigator's notes below). The witnes...

January 1994

Pend Oreille County Washington (Class A) BFRO

Woman kayaking with family at Sullivan lake sees bigfoot

My friends and family and I were Kayaking across Sullivan Lake in North Eastern Washington. We had spent the entire day slowly making our way around the side of the lake that is unpopulated (there is ...

August 2002

Alberta Canada (Class A) BFRO

Woman describes close encounter when she was 18 near Peace River

1975 - September, dusk, just starting to turn dark (I was 18): Drove to "12 Foot Davis" Gravesite/Picnic Grounds in Peace River with friend. We walked on the hillside behind the grave site. No bir...

September 1975

Ferry County Washington (Class A) BFRO

Homeowner recalls early morning sighting near Malo

My sighting was back in 1993 we lived in Ferry county Malo Washington state. 2.5 miles up rural area road Empire Creek my driveway turned to the left and you would cross over Empire Creek we lived in ...

October 1993

Allegany County New York (Class A) BFRO

Witness has two encounters with an animal near Genesee River

It was about 7 years ago in a town called Wellsville, New York, in Allegany county. I was around 12 years old, as was my cousin who was with me. It was in the middle of winter, I want to say late Janu...

February 1998

Orange County Florida (Class A) BFRO

Private contractor spots a tall tree-peeker during a meeting outside Orlando

This occurred southeast of Orlando. I was attending an on-site meeting for a new construction project in a very remote and undeveloped area southeast of Orlando. During the meeting, I kept noticing mo...

September 2011