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

Ross County Ohio (Class A) BFRO

Father, son and cousin enounter a large hair covered creature while wading through a creek

I remember the year well enough. It was in the summer of 1980. The reason I remember that so clearly, is because all of the talk that summer was about the eruption of Mt. Saint Helens. I'm not sure of...

July 1980

Grays Harbor County Washington (Class A) BFRO

Grays Harbor County Sheriff's Department Offense report/summary

On numerous dates listed within the report those witnesses listed above and I had occassion to examine "unusual" scenes which, to date, have been undetermined as to the origin of the evidence found. ...

June 1982

Los Angeles County California (Class A) BFRO

Early 70's, Sighting by a deer hunter, off of Highway # 2, in the San Grabriel Mountains

Dear Sirs: This early 1970s sighting was not of my own. I was a boy when my brother-inlaw of that day and one or two of his hunting friends had an excellant and fairly long term sighting, both via th...

October 1970

Onslow County North Carolina (Class A) BFRO

Early morning traveler recalls roadway sighting near Holly Ridge

In early October 1983 I was recently married and stationed at Camp Lejeune, NC. Neither my wife nor I had ever been to Wilmington, NC before so one Saturday we made a day trip to Wilmington. We saw so...

October 1983

Lane County Oregon (Class A) BFRO

Lady walking with dog has lengthy, close nighttime encounter

I just wrote a long report then lost it by clicking on the "why we need location" line and could not get back to my report to submit it. The report was recounted in detail to W.H.F. and his written...

December 1978

Duval County Florida (Class A) BFRO

Security Guards have sighting while on duty near Jacksonville

I am a security officer in Jacksonville, FL. I was on duty in an area know as Deerwood Park. Located in a quickly developing area that was once owned by Skinners Dairy. The area is still heavily woode...

August 2000

Clark County Washington (Class A) BFRO

Teenager recounts his sighting as a very young boy on his property near Yacolt

As usual for my afternoon activity, I left the house to pick thimbleberries. I was approximately fifty yards away from the house, and had been devouring berries for no more than three minutes. It was ...

August 1995

Charlotte County Florida (Class A) BFRO

Husband and wife have close encounter while roller blading outside Port Charlotte

My family moved to Charlotte County in 2000, bought a house in a quiet area and have been pleasantly surprised with the amount of wildlife in the area. We had moved from Ft. Lauderdale and would frequ...

January 2002