Burnett County, Wisconsin

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Burnett County Wisconsin (Class B) BFRO

May 2008

I was telling a long-time friend about a BF sighting a common friend of ours had related to me. He said, "You know, I saw something several years ago." He went on to say he was fishing on the Sioux River near Big Rock in Bayfield County as he had for nearly 20 years. He was upstream where the River crosses Big Rock Road. He was walking along the bank on the way back, focusing on his footing as he had chest waders on carried his rod. He looked up as a black animal, 3-4 feet tall, on the next bend in the river, about 60-70 feet ahead of him, seemed to do at the same time. He watched as it immediately "launched" itself away from him "arms outstretched" and a "blur" it moved so fast, "cut into the water at least 10 feet into the river and made a splash" then disappeared under the water. He watched and waited at least 3 minutes for it to surface but it never did. He thought about going to the sandbar it was originally on to check for tracks but would have had to backtrack several bends in t...

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Burnett County Wisconsin (Class B) BFRO

Tree top snaps off while man casts suspected sasquatch track near by

On June 1,2002 I checked out animal tracks on a muddy curve near Danbury, Wisconsin. I soon noticed a 17 1/4 inch human like footprint. So drove into town to purchase a camera and casting material. Be...

June 2002

Burnett County Wisconsin (Class B) BFRO

Incidents around a cabin near Grantsburg

During the autumn bowhunting season, in the fall of 1985, my friend, K, his cousin, T, and myself, A, went to K's parent's cabin (along with his parents). We were all 15 to 16 at the time. The cabin i...

October 1985

St. Louis County Missouri (Class A) BFRO

Bow hunter observes animal lying down in the Creve Coeur bottoms

While Bow-hunting in Creve Coeur bottoms, I had been in my stand all day and had no luck. So I got down right before dusk and proceded to stalk along side a trail leading to the river. I had come to a...

October 1997

Okanogan County Washington (Class A) BFRO

Morning sighting by a woodcutter NW of Conconully

Out in forest headed to my firewood cutting spot about 12 miles NW of town. Upon a certain area on top side of mountain I spotted something out of my left side of sight as I stopped and looked I saw a...

July 2008

Cooke County Texas (Class A) BFRO

Four friends saw and heard 8 foot creature plow through the trees while they were out fishing

It was late May 1990 and some of my friends and I were camping on the north side of Lake Ray Roberts. It was 12:30 AM when we decided to go fishing. We walked about one mile when my friend Russ looked...

May 1990

Jefferson County Indiana (Class A) BFRO

Deer Hunter watches a bigfoot run across a field and into the forest behind him

I am writing to report a sighting while I was deer hunting. I have been hunting since I was 10 years old and have been hunting by myself since I was 13. My friend and I were picked for a special bow...

October 1999

Tuolumne County California (Class A) BFRO

Friends have night sighting above Sonora

On or about oct.25th 1983, a friend and myself went to look at a three wheeled motorcycle from an ad above Sonora, CA. We arrived in late afternoon, met the lady that wanted to sell it. We entered a f...

October 1983

Bonner County Idaho (Class A) BFRO

Close daylight sighting of animal crossing road near Spirit Lake

I, Stephen Rees of Paradise CA now , was spending the summer of 1967 in Spirit Lake with Steve Shaw at his father and step mothers home . Mr. and Mrs. Ruth Shaw. We, Steve-Dale Sckelenger and myself, ...

July 1967

Pierce County Washington (Class A) BFRO

Daylight sighting reported to rangers by park visitor at Mount Rainier National Park

The following report was presented to me, Ranger Steve, on September 24,1994 at Mount Rainier National Park. I was working as a National Park Service Ranger/Naturalist at the Longmire Museum when the ...

September 1994

Meade County South Dakota (Class A) BFRO

Creature observed coming up over a ridge.

My sister says I must tell this to this WWW sight. So here goes. In June of 1996 I was a helper at a vision quest on the Cheyenne side of Bear Butte. This is a state park as many or all of the sac...

June 1996