Independence County, Arkansas

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Independence County Arkansas (Class B) BFRO

December 2005

I was gathering some firewood from a stack of previously split wood behind my house. I kept hearing a strange "whooping" sound coming from the thick woods about 100 yards away. My nearest neighbor has horses which I could hear bolting away about the same time. My dog ran to the edge of the woods and kept barking and running around back and forth in that area. I have never heard these kind of sounds before. It was after dark about 9:00 pm. I also could faintly smell a very odd smell. Strangly enough the smell reminded me of a zoo. The incident lasted about one or two minutes. I believe that I was being watched.

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Independence County Arkansas (Class A) BFRO

Duck hunter observes apelike creature across White River

I was duck hunting on the White River in Arkansas from a blind. I saw a large hairy apelike creature across the river flipping over stones and walking oddly. About 100 yards away at the closest. I am ...

November 1999

Independence County Arkansas (Class A) BFRO

Mother & daughter have unusual, close-up encounter on the road at night near Newark

My children and I were driving back from my mothers home in Cushman, AR on Thanksgiving day around 10 PM. We were approaching Newark on hwy 65 south. Just outside of Newark, Macedonia Road turns off t...

November 2011

Siskiyou County California (Class A) BFRO

Family has sighting while driving along Hwy 96 near Yreka, CA

On December 3 , 2011 we were heading east on hwy 96. We live in Happy Camp Calif. We left around 6pm we were going to Redding Ca. to pick up my son from the Grey Hound Bus station We passed a few cars...

December 2011

Lenawee County Michigan (Class A) BFRO

Woman recalls being paralyzed by fear during childhood sighting near Lake Hudson State Park

I have been watching your show and this reminded me of something I saw when I was around 10 years old. I can remember almost every detail like it just happened. I am now 43 and do not live there anymo...

July 1978

St. Landry Parish Louisiana (Class A) BFRO

Woman outside home has clear daytime view of a large Biped stepping out of the woods near Melville

100% bigfoot Melville LA approx 1:15 pm rainy day bigfoot walked out of the tree line took 5 steps to the right and back in to tree line about 100 yards away from our house. ...

May 2015

Levy County Florida (Class A) BFRO

Woman remembers two visual encounters near Williston

IT WAS AROUND AUGUST, SEE AS THERE WAS A STORM COMING IN, THIS WAS WAS AROUND 1991 ME AND ONE OF MY SIS WAS GOING TO GET THE OTHER ONE, WE WERE TRAVELING ST RD 121 DOWN FROM GOLF CLUB WHEN WE CAME OVE...

August 1991

Pierce County Washington (Class A) BFRO

Dusk and nighttime sightings by couple at rock quarry near Greenwater

My husband and I were up off of highway 410, about 5 miles outside of Greenwater (on the FS road right after the fire station on the left side of the road)around the first part of June in 2008. We had...

June 2008

St. Johns County Florida (Class A) BFRO

Up close encounter experienced by a father and son fishing south of St. Augustine

My son and I were out fishing one night in July of 2011 at about 1am on friday night at the Matanza bridge back waters, this is on A1A in Florida. at about 2:00 am, we heard this really weird sound of...

July 2011

Skagit County Washington (Class A) BFRO

Man has a close encounter with a large, upright creature in a swamp near Big Lake

I fished till dark then headed to my truck. Threw my float tube in the back and cruised over to a nearby swamp to change out of my fishing waders and eat a snack. I sat for awhile listening to the fro...

June 2009

Ontario Canada (Class A) BFRO

Witnesses see a large, black, hairy creature standing upright only 30 feet from them.

From the files of TIMISKAWA SASQUATCH RESEARCH, Timothy Yearington (yearington@sympatico.ca) ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ No. 20V Witness:...

June 1993