Franklin County, Virginia

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Franklin County Virginia (Class B) BFRO

October 2012

I am an avid runner. I run close to 50 miles a week every week. I often run the exact same route. When I trail run I have been followed by deer and other wildlife that comes up from time to time. However, today was different. First I was not on a trail but on a country road near my house. I crossed a main road and was headed out to my turn around point. There is a thick wooded area on the right hand of the road. I heard something in the woods and thought maybe it was a deer or a dog. I kept running but the noise kept happening. It was like someone was in the woods just out of sight running in the leaves as I was running on the road. I would slow down and it would slow down. I would speed up and it would speed up. When I passed a house the noise would stop for a few yards and then pick back up again in the wooded areas. I am an avid hunter. This really sounded like a person or something like a person running along in the woods as I ran the road. Thing is the wooded side of the road is v...

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Franklin County Virginia (Class B) BFRO

Husband and wife hear loud scream from inside their home in the town of Rocky Mount

It was late July 2007 and my wife and I had brought our newborn baby daughter home just a few days earlier. It was about 1 AM and I was in the living room of my house watching television after pulling...

July 2007

Franklin County Virginia (Class A) BFRO

Hunter has daylight encounter near Gills Creek

I was ridding my atv on the family farm going down an old washed out road which you can't drive fast on. As I started down the road looking down at the road then looking up down the road something cau...

December 2004

Franklin County Virginia (Class B) BFRO

Possible pre-dawn vocalization heard by hunter near Ferrum

I have grown up in the outdoors and been hunting and fishing my entire life. From a childhood spent in North Georgia to stints in West Virginia and now (for the past 16 years) in Virginia, I have spen...

November 2003

Washington County Wisconsin (Class B) BFRO

Deer carcass nabbed from pickup truck in Erin (Hwy 167 at Station Way)

[Investigators's interview notes begin here. The witness did not write up the story himself.] On November 9th, 2006, the local media in southeastern Wisconsin ran a story about a possible sightin...

November 2006

Panola County Texas (Class B) BFRO

Hunting party loses bagged deer to unknown predator.

I am a 42 year old computer systems administrator who lives in East Texas on my 133 acre farm with my wife and two teenage children. Although I was born in the big city, I have spent the majority of m...

November 1992

Tucker County West Virginia (Class A) BFRO

Hunter has close sighting of a primate-like creature in the Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge

I was hunting West Virginia's late antler-less deer season in the Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge when the sighting occurred. I had gotten to the area shortly after 3:00pm that evening, and aft...

December 2008

Harrison County Texas (Class A) BFRO

Ongoing encounters with a bigfoot on family property at Caddo Lake

In 1988 my wife, fianc'e at the time, and I were visiting my grandmother who was in her mid eighties at that time. She was living on some property that has been owned by my family for over half a cent...

December 1989

Jefferson County Oregon (Class A) BFRO

Three guests at Suttle Lake Resort get long look at three sasquatches

This sighting took place while I was on a fishing trip with my girlfriend, another couple, and their mom. My friends were staying at the resort cabins at one of my favorite fall fishing lakes. By ...

October 2002

Monroe County Florida (Class B) BFRO

Family has a strange and terrifying encounter while fishing in the Everglades National Park

I've thought about posting my experience here for awhile, but since I was so young, I have faded memories of the event. Therefore, I wasn't sure it would be so useful. However, after looking at the BF...

January 1976

Humboldt County Iowa (Class A) BFRO

More sightings of a strange creature centering around the town of Ottosen. Other stories told about strange sounds, footprints and animal mutilatations.

Iowa Flap Continues From newspaper account: -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- From the Register; September 24, 1978 REPORTS OF HAIRY BEAST...

September 1978

Stark County Ohio (Class A) BFRO

Ron Schaffner case report: The 1978 Minerva Flap

INVESTIGATORS: Ron Schaffner (Ron@bfro.net), Earl Jones, Jim Carnes Jim Rastetter, Iona Boyce, Barbara Mudrak,(Akron Beacon-Journal) and James Shannon (Stark County Deputy Sheriff) CASE DATA: All o...

August 1978