Brevard County, Florida

Near West Melbourne

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Brevard County Florida (Class B) BFRO

April 2015

This is being typed by the investigator as told by the hunter. "I was turkey hunting on April 5, 2015 and I cut across a field of sawgrass and found what appeared to be a mound of dead sawgrass piled high which did not occur naturally. It was obvious it has been pulled up by hand and was some sort of a bed or nest. I've never seen anything like it. To my knowledge there isn't any animal that can do this." "It was larger than the bed in my pickup truck." "When I got home, I told my nephew about it. He asked me to go back and take a photo of it. The next weekend, I did. He contacted the BFRO for me."

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Brevard County Florida (Class B) BFRO

Deer hunters are rattled with tree crashes and a howl west of Melbourne

Me and my neighbor were sitting in a hunting blind for about 2 1/2 hours when the woods suddenly went quiet. Then we heard some crashing in the bushes about 300 yards away. So I told my neighbor to pu...

January 2013

Brevard County Florida (Class A) BFRO

Nighttime sighting by a motorist outside Port St. John

I was driving down state road at 9pm on 9/17/11. This road is good for heavy traffic and none at all. At the time I was the only car on the road going both directions. I was headed south towards stat...

September 2011

Brevard County Florida (Class A) BFRO

Fishing guide with clients approached by a Florida Skunk-Ape in the Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge

I'm a fishing guide in Florida for over 25 years and spend apx 200 days on the water a year. On a charter last month I had a Delta pilot and lawyer on my boat. As we poled into a remote area of the Me...

May 2011

Brevard County Florida (Class A) BFRO

Woman recalls nighttime sighting while driving on US-1 near Rockledge

We were heading home from work approximately 11pm. There was rain and we came up on what we thought was a person along side of the the road but as we got closer, what we saw was something that was aro...

June 1998

Tucker County West Virginia (Class A) BFRO

Hunter has close sighting of a primate-like creature in the Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge

I was hunting West Virginia's late antler-less deer season in the Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge when the sighting occurred. I had gotten to the area shortly after 3:00pm that evening, and aft...

December 2008

Harrison County Texas (Class A) BFRO

Ongoing encounters with a bigfoot on family property at Caddo Lake

In 1988 my wife, fianc'e at the time, and I were visiting my grandmother who was in her mid eighties at that time. She was living on some property that has been owned by my family for over half a cent...

December 1989

Jefferson County Oregon (Class A) BFRO

Three guests at Suttle Lake Resort get long look at three sasquatches

This sighting took place while I was on a fishing trip with my girlfriend, another couple, and their mom. My friends were staying at the resort cabins at one of my favorite fall fishing lakes. By ...

October 2002

Monroe County Florida (Class B) BFRO

Family has a strange and terrifying encounter while fishing in the Everglades National Park

I've thought about posting my experience here for awhile, but since I was so young, I have faded memories of the event. Therefore, I wasn't sure it would be so useful. However, after looking at the BF...

January 1976

Humboldt County Iowa (Class A) BFRO

More sightings of a strange creature centering around the town of Ottosen. Other stories told about strange sounds, footprints and animal mutilatations.

Iowa Flap Continues From newspaper account: -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- From the Register; September 24, 1978 REPORTS OF HAIRY BEAST...

September 1978

Stark County Ohio (Class A) BFRO

Ron Schaffner case report: The 1978 Minerva Flap

INVESTIGATORS: Ron Schaffner (Ron@bfro.net), Earl Jones, Jim Carnes Jim Rastetter, Iona Boyce, Barbara Mudrak,(Akron Beacon-Journal) and James Shannon (Stark County Deputy Sheriff) CASE DATA: All o...

August 1978

Sussex County New Jersey (Class B) BFRO

Teens have scary encounter in abandoned creamery near Sussex

Back east when I was about 14 around 1976 a buddy of mine and my self went out shooting our bb guns and we came across this old board up Carnation creamery. We being kids we broke in to this place it ...

December 1977

Lycoming County Pennsylvania (Class A) BFRO

Truck driver has late afternoon encounter while dumping stone

it was july 1 2005 i drive a tri axle dump my boss ask me to deliver some stone to a remote camp he took me to the location first by pick up it was a very remote camp the next day i took aload of ston...

July 2005