St. Louis County, Minnesota

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St. Louis County Minnesota (Class A) BFRO

September 2012

This incident occurred in early September 2012. Bear hunting season had just begun in Minnesota and I was running a few bait stations. It was maybe 07:20 in the morning when I left my house to go to my first bait station. I have never harvested a bear and this was my most promising bait station I had. It was hit every single day from the first day it was legal to bait. I had a trail camera on this bait station the week before season for a few days so I had an idea of when the bear were coming in and the general direction they were coming from. The morning was beautiful, cool and the sun was just over the horizon. This is my favorite time of day because it seems this is when the woods 'come alive'. I turn off the dirt road and start down the logging trail. My bait station was located about 150 yards through the brush. The area holds a bunch of mature poplar mixed with a few maple and balsam trees. As I was sitting at the fork about to get out of the truck I was looking down the left tra...

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St. Louis County Minnesota (Class B) BFRO

Possible encounter makes campers leave Lake Jeanette campground near Orr

Went camping at Lake Jeanette in the Superior National Forest in Minnesota. First night we were there we heard wood knocking. Knocked back and got three distinctive and separate responses. As we start...

June 2013

St. Louis County Minnesota (Class A) BFRO

Daylight sighting while scouting hunting locations near Skibo

I saw a large figure walking through the tree line. About 7-7.5 feet tall. I was about 20-22 yards away. It was a reddish brown color. I saw from mid shoulder to top of its head. The color was a reddi...

September 2012

St. Louis County Minnesota (Class B) BFRO

Trapper describes strange occurrences in an area deep in the Superior National Forest

Several trees broke off and hung in the crotches of other trees. The trees were NOT cut but broke off 4-6 feet off the ground....

August 2012

St. Louis County Minnesota (Class B) BFRO

Unknown nighttime visitor at a campsite on Lake Jeannette

We were camping North of Orr MN at Lake Jeanette. Around four in the morning I heard heavy large foot steps coming toward our tent. It was definately on two feet I was wide awake and have no doubt abo...

August 2011

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

Custer County Colorado (Class A) BFRO

Father and son nighttime roadside sighting in the Wet Mountains southwest of Pueblo

In late July of 1998 my youngest son (who was 18 then)and I lived in Western Arkansas and took a week-long camping trip to the Wet Mountains in Colorado west of Pueblo. I had done most of the driving ...

July 1998

Neosho County Kansas (Class B) BFRO

Possible track found and strange occurences on the Neosho River

in the summer of 2008 i was on a fishing trip to the neosho river. my parents have own'd a cabin there for about 25 years and i enjoy going with them to set limb lines for catfish and rod and reel fis...

July 2008

Mecklenburg County Virginia (Class A) BFRO

Youth catches standing figure in flashlight glow during camp-out

From the late 60's to about 1990, my Dad took us camping many weekends in the summer to the John H Kerr Reservoir (hereafter know localy as Buggs Island Lake)wich stradles the Virginia, North Carolina...

May 1970

St. Lawrence County New York (Class A) BFRO

Various incidents and sightings from 1976-2008 by family members at their rural home near Canton

In the fall of 2000 my wife saw a large blk figure walking across a field and into the woods approx 300 yards from our home.My children stated that they saw something big and hairy behind our house ap...

January 2008

Limestone County Alabama (Class B) BFRO

Possible vocalizations reported near Tanner

I had purchased a fence for my cats and my husband and I had spent most of the day putting it up .We stopped working on it that evening so we could have time to feed the animals-horses,dogs chickens a...

July 2006

Mendocino County California (Class B) BFRO

Hiker finds an “A” frame type of nest in the Mammoth Lakes area

I believe this event took place in the late 1970's to the very early 1980's. My best guess is 1978 or 1979. My father, mother, younger brother and I were camping in a State Park off of Highway 101, in...

September 1979