Barron County, Wisconsin

Near Mikana

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Barron County Wisconsin (Class A) BFRO

July 1975

I had spent the summer with my sister and her family. Prior to starting the new school year my family came from Oak Park IL. to get me and spend a few day with my sister. Myself 12 brother 10 and my 2 nieces 5 & 7 were at a swing set at the edge of the woods swinging and talking and cutting up. I don't know why but for some reason we all just stopped and turned around at the same time. Standing about 10 feet from us was a large ape like animal. In plain view nothing was near him at all. It was about 8 ft. tall covered head to toe with a medium brown hair except the face area which looked similar to a chimp face. It had a widows peak at the hairline and black eyes. Very muscular about 2 ft. thick from back to chest and long arms. At this age I had never heard of bigfoot. It was looking over its left shoulder and looking me directly in the eyes. All of us just froze and looked at it for a few seconds then at the same time we all took off in one direction as it took off in another. We ran to the house and told everyone we just saw a monster, but they just laugh at us. It was a year later that my brother found a book on bigfoot that's when we knew what we had encountered that day. Many days I have wondered how something that big could of got that close to us and what was it intending to do. Although it was not aggressive and it's reaction was the same as ours to run. We didn't go outside much after that..

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Barron County Wisconsin (Class A) BFRO

Newspaper article about a track find and investigation

Newspaper article: published November 7, 1997 in the Pioneer Press. (from the AP wire) [Are Big Footprints Bigfoot's? RICE LAKE, WIS. Bigfoot in Wisconsin? That's the possibility ...

November 1997

Barron County Wisconsin (Class B) BFRO

Someone or something walks by house and peers from around a tree

This incident happened a long time ago, and never told too many people about it. I am a 31 year old Native American, and I was maybe 6 or 7. I am glad to know that there are people like you who take t...

July 1976

Barron County Wisconsin (Class A) BFRO

Daytime sighting while fishing on Waterman Lake

I was fishing in northwest Barron county late September of 2011. I made a cast and followed my lure in flight when it hit the water I noticed movement beyond my lure.on the side of the hill. I couldn'...

September 2011

Pine County Minnesota (Class A) BFRO

Morning sighting of two white animals five miles east of the town of Willow River

Two white big foot spotted in open field from car. These creatures were appx. seven and nine feet tall. The shorter a gorilla shape and female, the taller a more human shaped muscular brute head more ...

August 1972

Valley County Idaho (Class A) BFRO

Frightened teen deer hunter feels stalked by large hairy bipedal animal

We were camped at an old abandoned mining town and mine near Deadwood Res. in Oct. 1996. Our son had an encounter with an unidentifiable being. My husbands company was helicopter logging near an area ...

October 1996

Greenbrier County West Virginia (Class A) BFRO

Three Creatures observed Ripping Limbs and Bark from Trees in the Monongahela National Forest

Many years ago while camping in Monongahela National Forest in the fall with my family, my son and I decided to walk around part of the lake at night time. It was a beautiful bright night. the tempera...

October 1994

Reynolds County Missouri (Class A) BFRO

Hunter in his stand makes eye contact one afternoon in Ellington

I have to apologize about not posting my sighting sooner simply because most folks just laugh and look at you as a fruit cake or something. However, this makes my second sighting of a Big Foot. My son...

October 2016

Adams County Ohio (Class A) BFRO

ATV rider is followed on private property near West Union

I was taking my 4 year old cousin for a ride on the ATV. We were climbing an old cattle road; it was a hill. About halfway up the hill I heard this loud thumping noise. I turned around and saw this hu...

November 2012

Rusk County Texas (Class A) BFRO

Deer hunters have morning encounter on hunting lease

I climbed out of my deer stand at about 9:30 because we had to look for a deer my cousin had shot late the evening before that we could not find because of the thick brush and darkness. Well I cut thr...

November 2004

Polk County Oregon (Class A) BFRO

Elk hunter watches large and small upright animals cross beneath power lines

I felt uneasy the entire morning. I felt as if I were being watched. I had left camp alone and heavily armed. My friend and I were on an Elk hunting trip. As I walked through the forest, I found mysel...

October 1982

Tillamook County Oregon (Class A) BFRO

Large upright figure seen sitting on a log from high up on a ridge near Nehalem

Large, upright bipedal animal covered in dark-brown or black hair. The creature sat on a log, got up, looked up at us, and seemed nonchalant....

July 2013