Iron County, Wisconsin

Near Mercer

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Iron County Wisconsin (Class B) BFRO

September 2017

It was late afternoon/ early evening in September and we were sitting on our pier watching our dog, Sofie, swim and retrieve tennis balls. I had my binoculars to look for loons when we heard what sounded like a large tree branch or a large animal stepping on a downed tree across the lake from where we were sitting, approximately 450 feet. I was excited because I thought I was finally going to see a bear. Next there was a loud splash in the water that sounded like a very large animal or something large being thrown in the water. I looked across the lake with my binoculars but didn't see anything, so I assumed the activity was in the marsh beyond the tree line. During this time my dog got out of the water and sat at the end of the pier next to us. She appeared nervous and kept staring across the lake toward the sound. Over the next several minutes we heard three separate wood knocks like someone was hitting a baseball bat against a tree. At this point it was dusk and our dog was ...

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Ashland County Wisconsin (Class B) BFRO

Man recounts his possible encounter during bowhunting season while attending college

I had the ecnounter while in college in Ashland Wisconson in 1978. While bowhunting with a friend deep in the woods I took to sitting high in a tree overlooking thick briars. Out of the still and sile...

October 1978

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

Bayfield County Wisconsin (Class B) BFRO

Possible early evening sighting near Lake Namekagon

A guy of friend and I were fishing and spending a couple of days in northern Wisconsin. After a day of fishing we were driving back to the cabin at around 6 or 7 pm. After just passing(heading east) t...

June 2003

Ocean County New Jersey (Class A) BFRO

Men have early morning sighting on way to job site near Manchester

Ok so I would like to keep this somewhat discreet because my family still to this day use what I told them as a joke against me and I don't need everyone in my town talking about me cause this just so...

November 2016

Sarasota County Florida (Class A) BFRO

Youths have daylight sighting in wooded area of Sarasota

Me and my brother and our cousin (11, 10 & 12 years old at the time) used to frequent a neighborhood across from ours called Acorn Circle. It was a heavily wooded area that only had about three homes ...

August 1981

Tuolumne County California (Class A) BFRO

Girl has daytime sighting near Twain Harte

Around the age of 12 or 13 (I'm 34 now) I went with my parents to Sugerpine Campground in the Sonora/Twain Harte area in California. We were there for two weeks in our 21' travel trailer, and I was co...

August 1979

Lewis County Washington (Class A) BFRO

Family views large, reddish-brown animal near their home outside of Morton

During the spring of 2000, my Mom and her friend were going to town, it was in the evening when we saw it. As my Mom left she reminded me to lock up, so I went to the door to lock it. As I locked the ...

April 2000

Riverside County California (Class A) BFRO

Man remembers observing a large creature in a desert setting as he left his residence north of Palm Springs

Was going back to close shop at approx. 10PM in the northern desert above Palm Springs, CA., and saw a huge light tan colored biped with soft blowing hair .Because I was in a small VW bug with the lig...

May 1979

Siskiyou County California (Class A) BFRO

Young Native American has a short face to face encounter

I was walking north on highway 96, on the riverside of the road, approximately 3/4 of a kilometer south of the Somes Bar store. I saw something out of the corner of my eye, and when I looked acros...

August 1982

Sutter County California (Class A) BFRO

Man remembers childhood daytime sighting along the Feather River

I'm 42 now and its been a while since I decided to tell my story about what I saw that beautiful sunny day about 11:00am if you go down to the Pasquines restaurant, take rear turn-off road and keep go...

July 1965

Ogemaw County Michigan (Class A) BFRO

Night Time Sighting by Motorist - South of Lupton

I was driving down rose City Road in Lupton Michigan at about, 10:10 p.m. and the road that I was driving on goes right through the lupton swamp. I seen something in the middle of the road. It was hug...

September 2007