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Lake County Florida (Class B) BFRO

September 2015

I was in my car going south on ___ towards ________ to run errands on a bright sunny Saturday morning. I came around the last curve of the road where it straightens out towards ________. I looked down at the temperature on my car and it said 86 and I saw a blue SUV coming towards me in the other lane. I thought nothing of the SUV until this tall creature stepped onto the road and in two steps had crossed the lane I was driving in and was into the left lane and my view of it was then obstructed. It was completely covered in thick hair, all the way to the pavement. I couldn't see any feet and it was about 1/8 mile away so I didn't see any facial features. The head did not bob up and down as it walked. It just went straight across the road. I have never seen anything move so quickly. I've seen lots of animals cross the road in that general vicinity because there are not many houses or much development, and I have NEVER seen that. I did not believe in Bigfoot and teased my husband because ...

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Lake County Florida (Class A) BFRO

Stranded motorist has a daytime close encounter with an adult and juvenile near Lake Mack

I want to start out by saying that I have never discussed this with anyone except for one other person. I have not discussed it with my wife, my best friend, or any other person close to me in my life...

January 2012

Lake County Florida (Class A) BFRO

Man driving to work has two early morning sightings on the same road near Sorrento

On the twenty sixth and again on the twenty seventh at approximately 5:00-5:15 am, I was on my way to work. I travel down Mt. Plymouth rd.in Sorrento FL. This is an area directly in the Wekiva River b...

July 2011

Lake County Florida (Class B) BFRO

Ongoing activity on a family farm near Paisley

Late at night as my family and I were setting off fireworks, we heard something growl loud enough for all of us to hear. My daughters boyfriend, a policeman said he thought it was a "bear" just in the...

July 2011

Lake County Florida (Class B) BFRO

Possible stick structure and track found in the Ocala National Forest (w/YouTube videos)

As I was hiking in Ocala National Forest I noticed a suspicious-looking formation of small trees off to the right side of the trail. I have seen videos of similar structures that were attributed to Sa...

April 2008

Summit County Ohio (Class A) BFRO

Possible confrontation with hikers at night in Cuyahoga Valley National Park

My incident occurred on the 4th of july in 1995 in the CVNRA in Boston Twp(?), Ohio. I was in the Army, home on leave at the time. Three of us(myself, cousin, and a friend) had just left the Independe...

July 1995

Limestone County Alabama (Class A) BFRO

Person fishing recounts story of his encounter with a large, bipedal creature that was wading in the water

The main sighting, as I wish to refer to it here, took place in Limestone county along Elk Creek. It occurred in the spring of 1978 or 79. I cannot seem to recall eactly since it has been many years a...

January 1978

Pierce County Washington (Class A) BFRO

Family on bikes sees black hairy creature walking in a riverbed near Fairfax

My Wife and I stopped at a view spot to enjoy one last look at the river valley below. We were stationary, enjoying the view. Then, we both perceived what looked like a tall man in a trenchcoat walkin...

May 2001

Okanogan County Washington (Class A) BFRO

Strong odor, crunching footsteps and large human-like tracks found in snow

Tracks found after hearing crunching snow outside of cabin. Wife first smelled an odor coming from outside the cabin; husband was asleep in front of TV. She paid no attention to it and went to bed. Sh...

January 1976

Thurston County Washington (Class A) BFRO

Loud vocalizations sounds heard

During May of 1990 I was in the U.S. Army assigned to Fort Lewis, WA. I was a member of an airborne infantry unit designated as a "Long Range Surveillance Detachment." In brief the unit's mission was ...

May 1990

Coos County Oregon (Class A) BFRO

Witness recalls face to face encounter with creature near Myrtle Point

[Editor's Note - Matt Pruitt: Even though the incident occurred many years ago, I have omitted the details that describe the exact location of the incident, as the area is private, and is still occupi...

January 1971

Dona Ana County New Mexico (Class A) BFRO

2 youths encounter an 8' tall bi-pedal figure while on family campout

[Note: This submission is edited slightly from the original, for readability.] We were camping for Thanksgiving week. There were 3 adults, 2 teenagers and 2 small children. My 14 yr old son w...

November 2001

Sussex County Delaware (Class A) BFRO

Father and son witness early morning road crossing of two animals

BACKGROUND My 18-year old son and I departed Cape Henlopen State Park on the Atlantic Coast near Lewes, Deleware at about 1:30AM, June 7, 2003, after a day of fishing from the park's 1/4 mile long pi...

June 2003