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

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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

Dougherty County Georgia (Class B) BFRO

Man remembers a late night "camp-circling" along with several other young Marines outside of Albany

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January 1977

Lee County Florida (Class B) BFRO

Possible vocalization east of Ft.Myers

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January 2004

Ferry County Washington (Class A) BFRO

Homeowner recalls early morning sighting near Malo

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October 1993

Allegany County New York (Class A) BFRO

Witness has two encounters with an animal near Genesee River

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February 1998

Klamath County Oregon (Class B) BFRO

Footsteps heard outside of camper trailer near Bear Valley National Bald Eagle Refuge

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Orange County Florida (Class A) BFRO

Private contractor spots a tall tree-peeker during a meeting outside Orlando

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September 2011

Charlotte County Florida (Class B) BFRO

Fish stolen from a boat, possible knocks and vocalizations near Punta Gorda

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January 2012

Alberta Canada (Class B) BFRO

Possible Vocalizations heard in Southern Alberta

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January 1992