Piatt County, Illinois

Near Atwood

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Piatt County Illinois (Class B) BFRO

84 to 86

The following incidents occurred between the years 1984 and 1986 around our woods which is located just south of the intersection of E300 N Rd 300 and county road 1425 Northwest of Atwood Illinois. At the time we lived in the 15 acre woods which is at that location. The Lake fork river runs just behind that woods and there is a bottom land just north of the woods which floods every fall. At the time I was a teenager and hunted, fished and trapped along a several mile stretch of that river. The encounters we had were not visual. The first instance was about 10pm on a winter evening when I was going to let our poodle out before turning in for the night. There was only what I could describe as a combination of a Scream/howl which came from just on the North side of the house. Our dog was so frightened it would not go out of the door. He was not afraid of anything and to see that fear in him was shocking. The volume of the howl was immense. My mother was home and heard it as well. Even...

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Knox County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

Motorists have night time sighting near edge of Altona

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August 2014

Whiteside County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

Memory told of a daytime sighting on a farm south of Rock Falls

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November 2006

Jackson County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

Close encounter while fishing remembered near Giant City State Park

I had previously written an Email to BFRO and explained my encounter with a sasquatch that we called the big muddy monster at a pond called A-41. Well guess what, I was just watching TV and they just ...

January 1989

Macoupin County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

Memory told of sighting at night along SR 108 near Hagaman

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January 1989

Lake County Minnesota (Class A) BFRO

Daytime vocalizations and sighting by grouse hunters near Silver Bay along Lake Superior's north shore

While Hunting Ruffed Grouse with friend near Bean and Bear Lakes outside the small town of Silver Bay we heard and then saw a large unidentified creature. We were near an area where there were alot of...

October 1985

Idaho County Idaho (Class A) BFRO

Dogs alert homeowner to a late night visitor outside Kamiah

On Tuesday (Dec. 4th, 2012) I woke up to my dogs alarm barking out in their outside kennel. I grabbed a large flashlight on my way to the back door. I was most worried about it being a skunk that was ...

December 2012

Pope County Arkansas (Class A) BFRO

Man finds 3-toed prints & wife has sighting

It was during "modern gun" deer season, probably about 3 years ago. I really can't remember the exact year. I was walking along a road that intersects two fields that were within the Piney Creek Wildl...

November 1998

Pierce County Washington (Class B) BFRO

Possible vocalizations and rock piles in a backyard near Eatonville (w/photos)

On March 20th 2010 between 3:30 AM and 4:00 AM I heard a loud scream I had never before heard. I was awakened abruptly out of a deep sleep when a very loud animal scream made me sit straight up in bed...

March 2010

Lewis County Washington (Class A) BFRO

Young girl recounts two encounters at the family farm near Chehalis

I lived in Chehalis Washington on Senn Road across from Warehouser land. I had 2 close contact experiences as a child there. The fist one happened when I was 11. My grandparents were visiting and had ...

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Washington County New York (Class B) BFRO

Wildlife surveyor hears distinct knocking near Whitehall, NY -- September 2005 Expedition Area

On November 7th and 8th I re-visited my family property to investigate wood knocking I recalled hearing there since childhood. The impetus for this investigation stems from my own sighting in the area...

November 2004

Pierce County Washington (Class B) BFRO

Possible encounter by young campers in their tent after hearing woodknocks near Buckley

I can't exactly say it was a BF encounter, none of us but 1, saw something and 2 out of 4 people heard "the noises." I will explain my story and let you decide. Thank you. September 23, 2011, Mysel...

September 2011

Howard County Texas (Class A) BFRO

Former Special Forces soldier has late night sighting through window not far from Colorado River

About 12:30 to 1:00am my wife and I was awakened by our neighbors dogs barking. At first we thought that maybe a skunk was in the area as we had the windows open and we smelled something that was rank...

August 1996