Rusk County, Texas

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Rusk County Texas (Class A) BFRO

December 1980

I was duck hunting in waders at Lake Cherokee. After hunting that day, I was exiting the water onto the shore and looked to my right about 200 - 300 feet. I had that creepy feeling that I was not alone. I thought to myself that it was just a big tree stump, but it moved. I saw a large creature that was fairly tall and dark. It looked at me. It appeared to be hairy. I could clearly make out that it was not another hunter. It had hair on it - kinda long and dark. We looked at each other for what must have been 20 minutes. I think it had been looking at me before I noticed it. I could not make out any facial features. Finally, what I saw turned and started walking away from me. I stood there watching it walk along the banks of the lake. After it was pretty far away I headed back to my truck. At the back of Lake Cherokee where I was hunting there were no houses or structures back then (in 1980). I haven't been there in over 15 years. I didn't hunt at that location for quite some time. When...

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Rusk County Texas (Class A) BFRO

Deer hunters have morning encounter on hunting lease

I climbed out of my deer stand at about 9:30 because we had to look for a deer my cousin had shot late the evening before that we could not find because of the thick brush and darkness. Well I cut thr...

November 2004

Rusk County Texas (Class B) BFRO

Nurse has roadside encounter with "very large, dark figure."

I was driving north on 259 from Henderson, TX at approximately 1:30 am. I was about 9 to 9 1/2 miles from the Alford Landon Loop around Henderson. There was patchy fog. I had crossed over 2 creeks and...

October 2002

Rusk County Texas (Class A) BFRO

Driver and child see a bigfoot on side of the road.

One night in mid-October of 1999, around 9:45 at night, my daughter and I were coming home from Kilgore. I had my high beams on. Up ahead I noticed something on the right side of the road, and I conti...

October 1999

Rusk County Texas (Class A) BFRO

Young boy has encounter with young bigfoot on front porch at grandparents' house

I was about 5 years old at the time. It was summer and the door was left open and the screen door closed. My grandfather had been in a wreck and his head had been in traction. He was laying on the cou...

January 1983

Le Flore County Oklahoma (Class B) BFRO

BFRO investigator hears loud footsteps and bipedal running

The BFRO sponsored an expedition to investigate a series of reports of bigfoot related activity in Le Flore County, Oklahoma. I was part of the BFRO team undertaking the investigation. While walking d...

October 2001

Klickitat County Washington (Class A) BFRO

Hunters observed creature just before vocalization screams were heard

8 years ago my father and I were turkey hunting in Klickatat County Washington. About 25 minutes prior to dark we were both watching a the edge of a clearing next to an old homestead site. There were ...

April 1991

Mono County California (Class B) BFRO

Father and son come across two sets of tracks while hunting near Benton

When I was very young I saw a pair of Bigfoot tracks with my father. I'm guessing I was about 9 years old. I'm now 22. My father and I used to go rabbit hunting all the time. We always went to the sam...

January 1995

Powell County Kentucky (Class A) BFRO

While observing a footprint, youth looks off the path to see shiny haired creature looking at him

The year was 1978 when my family and I took a summer camping trip to the Natural Bridge State Park. The park is located deep in the Daniel Boone National forest, about 52 miles southeast of Lexington,...

August 1978

Kittitas County Washington (Class B) BFRO

Hiker describes possible vocalizations and rocks thrown at a remote lake in the Alpine Lakes Wilderness

Unknown Encounter Oct. 11-12, 2012 Location: Alpine Lakes Area, Kittitas County, WA I am a 45+ year experienced outdoorsman, having hiked and climbed extensively in the Alpine Lakes Wilderness, M...

October 2012

Dale County Alabama (Class B) BFRO

Possible daylight encounter on Fort Rucker Army Base

I was assigned to Ft Rucker, AL from Oct 1991 until Jan 1997 as a fire fighter. As military firefighters we would often be assigned to small airfields (stagefields) around Ft Rucker. At the time this ...

April 1992

Calcasieu Parish Louisiana (Class A) BFRO

Woman recounts childhood sighting behind her house near Lake Charles

I was born and raised on the bayou and would crab and fish with my family along the river, the local people would call this area fisher rider road which was along the mouth of the gulf of Mexico. My f...

September 1971

San Juan County Colorado (Class A) BFRO

Miner reports pre-dawn road crossing near Silverton

This incident happend in southwest Colorado in early spring/late winter 1989. I worked at the Gladstone mine North of Silverton Colorado and lived in Montrose Colorado. I usually car pooled with anoth...

April 1989