Gogebic County, Michigan

Near Watersmeet

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Gogebic County Michigan (Class B) BFRO

July 2012

I was camping at the Clark Lake campground in Sylvania Wilderness and went exploring the backroads of the Ottawa Natl Forest on a Saturday morning. I thought I'd go explore Langford Lake, Pomeroy Lake, and Moosehead Lake. I was driving toward Langford Lake campground, and I took US-2 from Watersmeet and made a left onto CR 527. About 1/2 way before I got to Langford Lake Rd., I was shocked to see what looked to be "a monkey with a bear's body" right in front of the car. This "being" crossed the road right in front of the car. If I hadn't have slammed on the brakes, I would have hit it! It was NOT a bear. I have seen tens of bears in both rural Michigan and rural Virginia over the past 30 years, some while driving and some while hiking, some even face-to-face. This was not a bear. All I kept thinking to myself was "why is there a monkey in the woods? why is there a monkey in the woods?". I was stunned and baffled and my mind just couldn't "figure it out". It was like the very first time...

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Gogebic County Michigan (Class A) BFRO

Trapper has a daylight sighting while driving near Wakefield

My boyfriend is a hunter and a trapper. He traps trouble beaver for the county. This was about mid-Aug. He was out checking his traps out on the Chaney Lake Rd., south of Wakefield MI. He was heading ...

August 2016

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