Rankin County, Mississippi

Near just inside the city limits of Florence

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Rankin County Mississippi (Assumed Hoax) BFRO

April 1981

During the late 1970's and early 1980's Central Mississippi experienced a series of pretty serious floods, one of which was dubbed the "Great Easter Flood" (there were even T-shirts made that boasted "I survived the flood of '79."). On the occasion of these floods the Pearl River which runs though Jackson overflowed it's banks for miles north and south of the capital area. Florence is a small town and community about 10 miles south of Jackson. Although the town is rather small the commumity reached across a great deal of the southwest corner of Rankin County to the Pearl River. During these floods there were countless reports of displaced animals fleeing the rising flood waters so my friends and I had all been warned by our parents to watch out for animals while we were playing outside. The reason I mention the flood, the river, and the proximity of the Town of Florence to the river is because I noticed that several of the sightings reported on this site in Mississippi are in the gener...

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Amite County Mississippi (Class A) BFRO

Several incidents in the East Fork Community

Unfourtunately, I have no video or audio, only personnel observation. The first encounter did not involve a sighting. As a young boy, I was out on the front porch with my mother, father, uncle, and gr...

January 1973

Attala County Mississippi (Class A) BFRO

Creature seen by witnesses

When I was a child, I heard my grandfather, a man who quit school at sixteen, tell stories about something that lived in the Burns Rebrake (a swampy area owned by a Mr. Homer Burns). The stories he to...

January 1950

Bolivar County Mississippi (Class A) BFRO

Motorist has late night sighting of a light colored creature on rural highway

In 1998, January, I saw a large, light-colored, upright creature 10 miles south of my home in Bolivar County. I was driving north on highway 61 in southern Bolivar County when I saw about 200 yards ah...

January 1998

Clarke County Mississippi (Class B) BFRO

Possible wood knocks heard by a photographer near Quitman

At the time of this occurrence we had been at Clarkco State Park for two nights in a cabin. The previous morning, Wednesday, October 20, 2010, I had walked the length of the cabin road to its dead...

October 2010

Richmond County Georgia (Class B) BFRO

Man recalls a possible encounter as a teen at Fort Gordon

The year was 1965 while my father a military NCO Basic Training Instructor, was stationed at Ft. Gordon Georgia. We were living on the base at the NCO old housing area. There had recently been built a...

June 1965

Bayfield County Wisconsin (Class B) BFRO

Possible vocalizations heard by deer hunter in the Chequamegon National Forest

Just after hunting hours on November 16, 2004 I started to gather my gear and got ready to climb down and head to my atv after bowhunting from my treestand when I heard several loud howls followed by ...

November 2004

Taney County Missouri (Class B) BFRO

Homeowners find fresh snow tracks of a possible adult and juvenile north of Forsyth

Dual track line - MANY photos taken and measured - immediately after heavy 6" snowfall on the night of Monday 15 Jan 2018. The night of Monday 15 Jan 2018, was dark - the night of the new (dark) mo...

January 2018

Franklin County Missouri (Class A) BFRO

Daylight sighting of a white-haired Bigfoot in a yard outside Lonedell

My four year old son and I were visiting my parents who lived in Lonedell, Missouri. My mother was napping, my father was at work (he helped farm there on the land--they lived in a trailer on the abou...

August 2005

McLean County North Dakota (Class A) BFRO

Multiple witness sighting near White Shield

On Aug 26 around 2:20-2:30am my two cousins were driving back from Minot, they took the back roads to get home faster. They were about 2-3 miles from home on Counrty Road 7 when they said that they we...

August 2005

Randolph County Illinois (Class B) BFRO

Woman recalls her possible encounter on a farm outside Prairie du Rocher.

I have never told anyone this, except my husband ( who never did believe me, he knows something happened but he can't wrap his mind around this possibility ) for fear of ridicule. I was alone when thi...

June 1973

Shasta County California (Class B) BFRO

Woman describes a childhood encounter outside a tent on the edge of Lake Shasta

I was on a family camping trip. There were a lot of us. I was 13 at the time and I had never heard of Bigfoot. The way our camp was laid out was that all of us girls (two sisters, their friends and a ...

August 1970

Broward County Florida (Class A) BFRO

Years of South Florida Skunk Ape stories supported by witness accounts and newspaper articles

In 1974 I was 12 yrs. old visiting my sister M and her family in Davie FL with my cousin A who was 15 at the time. One night we were sleeping on a pull out couch in the sitting room. When we smelled s...

July 1974