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Eagle County Colorado (Class A) BFRO

August 2009

Monday August 31 2009 was the 3rd day of Colorado's archery elk season. The day before I was hunting a familiar ridge and noticed a remote looking hanging valley across from the ridge I was hunting and decided that if I didn't get into any elk that afternoon I would try to get into the hanging valley early the next morning. Monday morning I started out before light. By 6:30 I was climbing up a steep elk trail through a patch of very thick forest. I remember thinking that I had never been in this area before despite the fact that I had hunted this unit for over a decade and that this patch of forest was as close to 'old growth' as I had ever seen in central Colorado. I climbed onto a flat swampy and very lush area filled with thickets of brush. I started to feel the hair stand up on the back of my neck and I was sure that I had found the spot where I would have an opportunity at a bull. I could see a fairly large clearing just past the brush with a large wallow in the middle. I set ...

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Eagle County Colorado (Class A) BFRO

Motorists see tall, hairy human-like figure wading across the Colorado River east of Glenwood Springs

My wife and myself and another couple were traveling west on I-70 roughly the 135 mile marker. The Colorado River is very visible to your left side only 50 yards away. The temperature was 10 degrees. ...

January 2013

Eagle County Colorado (Class B) BFRO

Family describes possible encounter at campsite in Grizzly Creek Canyon

I was 17 and on a back packing trip with my family in Grizzly Creek canyon. It was night and we were sitting around the campfire talking. Suddenly a foul smell came into the camp site. Smelled like a ...

June 1986

Eagle County Colorado (Class A) BFRO

Nighttime sighting of two furry bipeds in Eagle River during snowstorm

I lived in Colorado for 29 years. Eighteen of those I spent working at ski resorts. Over the years I've seen hundreds of deer and elk as well as dozens of bear, everything from cubs to large 400 pound...

November 2001

Eagle County Colorado (Class B) BFRO

Threatening bellows directed at hikers and their dogs in the Holy Cross Wilderness

My girlfriend and I were hiking the Lake Charles Trail in the Holy Cross Wilderness area. We had hiked approximately 3 hrs/6 miles when we reached a basin which included 2-3 small lakes. Upon reaching...

August 2000

Kittitas County Washington (Class A) BFRO

Hiker has an afternoon sighting behind a mountain resort in Cle Elum

I was walking in the woods behind the resort. It was pretty quiet, all I could hear was the Cle Elum river down below. I looked through the trees and saw an auburn colored Sasquatch walking. At first ...

January 2016

Mendocino County California (Class A) BFRO

Creaure heard running away by campers.

It was dinner time and all campers were summoned to the evening meal outside the main lodge approximately 1/4 mile from my tent. I was not able to make it to dinner on time because I had a bloody nose...

July 1982

Ogemaw County Michigan (Class A) BFRO

Nighttime sighting by farmer couple outside Prescott -- chicken coop raided

I live on farm, about 100 acres, in Prescott, MI. I was up watching Netflix with my husband when out of nowhere our two dogs, Cooper and June, started barking outside. At the same time, our chickens s...

October 2020

Madison County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

Memory told of a sasquatch standing in headlights on Christmas Eve west of St. Jacob

It was Xmas eve 12/24/1980 app. 7:00pm. It was very very cold. I had just turned onto IL. R.R. 4 4 heading north and was picking up speed when I saw something in the middle of the road. There was no o...

December 1980

Vinton County Ohio (Class A) BFRO

A family is shocked to see a large, hairy creature run across a forest road with a pack of dogs in pursuit

My Mother, Father and I were on a family drive in the fall of 1986 or 1987. I'm still not to for sure which year, but I know it happened in Vinton County, Ohio. We were on a road called Experimental F...

January 1987

Ontario Canada (Class A) BFRO

Afternoon sighting by couple on Highway 11 outside Latchford

Driving southbound on a fairly busy road looking at the scenery and just noticing a large black movement to the right. Initially I thought a black burnt out tree trunk but the arm swing was the give a...

October 2006

Mendocino County California (Class A) BFRO

Hunter has daytime sighting near Dos Rios

I was deer hunting in Mendocino County in Northern California near Dos Rios close by to Covelo where there have been continual sightings. I was walking down canyon and noticed a human walking about...

September 1974

Calhoun County Michigan (Class A) BFRO

Motorist has nighttime sighting of animal near Marshall

I am an X-ray repair man. I traveled between Kalamazoo, Battlecreek, Coldwater and Niles Michigan. Most of my work was at night. I usally took back roads as it was faster than driving out of the way t...

September 1974