Inyo County, California

Near Bishop CA.

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Inyo County California (Class A) BFRO

July 1991

In the summer of 1991 I took my son and nephew fishing with me to North Lake outside Bishop CA. We arrived late Sunday and we set up camp. The following morning we started fishing with no luck, and the mosquitos were eating us alive, so I decide to go back down to the local McDonalds. That afternoon we did alright by catch a few decent size trout. Mistakenly, I clean the fish at our campsite. I put them away in an ice chest as proof we did have some luck. We went to bed proud of our catch and tired from the sun and the lack of oxygen due to the high altitude [9350 feet]. Needless to say we all fell asleep fast. I don't know if the dead silence, or if the heavy footsteps woke me up. But I knew someone or something stopped just outside our tent. My nephew asked what is it. I quickly hushed him. I stood up and was able to peek outside to see if it was a bear. I'd like to mention before I continue that I've had run in bears and mountain lions. I worked around then with great cautio...

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Inyo County California (Class A) BFRO

Two men recall a nighttime face to face encounter on lonely Hwy. 395

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December 1976

Inyo County California (Class B) BFRO

Man describes childhood incident, a possible approach at Seven Lakes

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May 1980

Inyo County California (Class A) BFRO

Hiking boy has close encounter in High Sierra

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September 1972

Inyo County California (Class B) BFRO

A large, unseen growling animal breaks large branches as it moves quickly up a hillside

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January 1970

Hood River County Oregon (Class A) BFRO

One eight-footer and one three-footer seen by witness

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August 1986

Lane County Oregon (Class A) BFRO

Couple has daytime sighting in the Big Creek Wilderness Area

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August 1984

Yakima County Washington (Class A) BFRO

Daylight sighting by residents near Yakima River

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August 1965

Greenbrier County West Virginia (Class A) BFRO

Daylight sighting by a father and son of a Bigfoot crossing I-64 west of Lewisburg

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January 2011

Columbiana County Ohio (Class A) BFRO

Late night sighting by children at a home in Calcutta

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Taney County Missouri (Class A) BFRO

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August 1993

St. Louis County Minnesota (Class A) BFRO

Hunter's sighting near gravel pits outside Floodwood

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Montgomery County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

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