Conejos County, Colorado

Near Antonito, CO

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Conejos County Colorado (Class B) BFRO

June 2008

Let me begin this with a brief bit of information about the area. The South San Juan Wilderness (in the San Juan Mountains of southwestern Colorado) is considered to be Colorado's wildest corner. It was in the backcountry of this wilderness in the fall of either 1977 or 1979 (I forget which) that a sow Grizzly Bear was startled and attacked a bow hunter. He was mauled but managed to kill the bear with an arrow he repeatedly drove into the bear's chest. It was thought that the Grizzly had long been extirpated from all of Colorado. If there are Grizzlies still in Colorado, this is where they are thought to be. I have been hiking, backpacking, camping, and fly-fishing in this area for about six years now, making about 2-3 trips per spring/summer/fall and one of those trips usually includes a backpack into the backcountry. I am very familiar with the sounds the various animals make in the forests and mountains of the west and of this specific area. On this trip I managed to sneak aw...

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Conejos County Colorado (Class A) BFRO

Former Deputy Sheriff describes morning sighting on Cornwall Mountain

in early june of this year i was riding my four wheeler above jasper colorado , at about 7;00 in the morning, i had stopped to rest at the logging block, when i heard a loud howling noise. there was n...

June 2009

Conejos County Colorado (Class B) BFRO

Hunter reports unusual roars In South San Juan Mountains

The following is a report of unusual noises. First, I would like to qualify myself as a competent woodsman...certainly no 19th century mountain man, but one who knows his way around the outdoors. I wa...

September 2005

Conejos County Colorado (Class B) BFRO

Bowhunters report unusual encounters in the South San Juan Mountains

Preface: The following is an excerpt from a true story my brother wrote several years ago for a hunting magazine. I've edited it down to just the relevant portion of the story where he has an encounte...

September 2001

Conejos County Colorado (Class B) BFRO

Possible vocalizations heard while motorists were taking a break at turnout near La Manga Pass

We were on Highway 17 in southern Colorado, heading south through the Rio Grande National Forest toward Chama, NM. As we neared the border, Highway 17 began snaking up a five mile grade beginning at t...

April 2000

Lawrence County Kentucky (Class B) BFRO

Strange occurrences continue on an old farm place near Blaine

This is a follow up report. It is about the 50 lb. dog food a week, and the x tree marker I found by my deer stand in early fall of 2015. First the dog food. I moved my game cam to see if I can figure...

October 2015

Deschutes County Oregon (Class A) BFRO

Memory told of a daylight sighting while fishing a creek near Crescent Lake Junction

1978 I was 17 yrs old and lived in a remote part of Oregon High Cascades. (Crescent Lake junction). It was a late August day. And I had decided to do some creek fishing. I went thru some private prope...

August 1978

Hampden County Massachusetts (Class B) BFRO

Night fisherman has possible encounter at the Cobble Mountain Reservoir

I parked up the road a ways so any cops or ranger patrols didn't see my car. It was 1am with a 3/4 moon. The water was very low this day. I was fishing and there was about 4 Beaver-Tail slaps on the w...

September 2000

British Columbia Canada (Class A) BFRO

BC family sees a possible family group of sasquatch

Both incidences happened in 2005, and in the same general area. The first encounter happened last summer. My family and I were on another family outing in the Cawston, B.C. area. We had travelled t...

January 2006

Franklin County Virginia (Class B) BFRO

Runner shadowed by possible biped keeping pace through heavy forest near Wirtz

I am an avid runner. I run close to 50 miles a week every week. I often run the exact same route. When I trail run I have been followed by deer and other wildlife that comes up from time to time. Howe...

October 2012

York County Maine (Class B) BFRO

Possible track way found in the snow in Vaughn Woods State Park east of Dover

I was hiking in the woods, doing occasional whoops and wood knocks to try to illicit a response. It felt so squatchy from the moment I got there, but I got no response to anything. I was about an hour...

February 2017

Sumner County Kansas (Class A) BFRO

Close roadside encounter of juvenile biped animal near South Haven

This is the story my son's best friend (Ben, not his real name., age 19) told me the day after the occurrence. My son and a friend were in the same car traveling south on I-35, in Sumner County, Ka...

March 2003

Snohomish County Washington (Class B) BFRO

Rocks and growls spook carpenters working at a home with ongoing activity near Stanwood

THIS INCIDENT HAPPENED THE THIRD WEEK OF NOVEMBER 2013, RIGHT AROUND THANKSGIVING. WE WERE AWAY IN EASTERN WASHINGTON DEER HUNTING. WE WERE HAVING OUR HOME BEING RE-SIDED WHILE WE WERE AWAY. UPON OUR ...

November 2013