Humboldt County, California

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Humboldt County California (Class A) BFRO

April 2000

John Freitas of BFRO was kind enough to allow us to borrow his broadcasting sound equipment for the duration of our camping trip. We broadcast the alleged Sasquatch "screams" and "howls" throughout the next few days, including the Bluff Creek Road areas. Note: Before leaving the truck at the locked Forest Service gate, the Fish Lake Road, and hiking to Fish Lake, we broadcast two calls of each sound, the "scream" and the "howl". Coincidentally, our encounter occurred that same evening. At approximately 9:30 p.m., we were in the process of setting up our second tent (there were six of us in the party), and maintaining the campfire when from directly across the road and meadow we heard a type of "whistle" or double "whoop" (try whistling these syllables "WEEOOOU, WEEOOOU") and it was immediately followed by a very intense "screech", which I could only compare to a bear cub in danger combined with the intensity of a hawk shriek. One of our younger members (15) insists it sounded lik...

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Humboldt County California (Class B) BFRO

Campers hear multiple, pre-dawn vocalizations in Humboldt Redwoods State Park

We heard loud, prolonged screams every morning between 8/11/2007 and 8/18/2007. The screams sounded like some kind of unknown, wild animal but with some added enunciation and vowel sounds that were ve...

August 2007

Humboldt County California (Class A) BFRO

Possible sighting by motorist beside Highway 101 between Orick and Trinidad

this report is for my daughter who today thinks she saw two big creatures that looked like the creature called bigfoot. She was pretty shook up about it. She was so scared that she did not stop. She s...

October 2006

Humboldt County California (Class B) BFRO

Possible vocalizations heard in Humboldt State Redwoods

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August 2006

Humboldt County California (Class B) BFRO

Possible vocalizations heard by backcountry hikers in Redwoods National Park

My friend and I were backpacking in the Redwood National Park, north of Eureka, on [a particular trail in the National Park]. We started hiking at about 3 in the afternoon, and hiked for a few hours. ...

August 2000

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

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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

Love County Oklahoma (Class A) BFRO

Hog hunter has dusk encounter in Love Valley Wildlife Management Area

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August 2004

Pierce County Washington (Class A) BFRO

Man driving home through Joint Base Lewis-McChord sees an animal walk across the road south of Spanaway

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September 2012