Eagle County, Colorado

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Eagle County Colorado (Class B) BFRO

June 1986

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 combination of rotten meat, body odor and musk. Our dogs went crazy barking and growling staring past our campfire behind the tent. We could not see anything. Suddenly we heard extremely loud, and extremley close vocalizations coming from just outside the ring of light made by our fire. The sound was unlike anything we have heard before. It was NOT a mountain lion or an elk. It is hard to describe the sound. It was gutteral and it undulated sounding like something was strangling a goat. It vocalized 2 or 3 times each time the sound started slow and then built in intensity. My dad grabbed his gun but didn't fire. After a few more minutes the smell disapated and the dogs calmed down. I have never been more frightened in my life, and remember wondering if I would live through the night. The n...

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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 A) BFRO

Bowhunter witnesses woodknocking behavior outside the town of Burns

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 an...

August 2009

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

Newton County Texas (Class A) BFRO

Fisherman has afternoon encounter while bowfishing for gar in Sabine River bottom

My dad was bowfishing when he saw something on the bank. It was about the size of a man with raggy fur and entangled with twigs and leaves, it also had bright yellow eyes. My dad smacked the water wit...

April 1999

Manistee County Michigan (Class A) BFRO

Memory told of an early evening sighting at a migrant work camp in Bear Lake

I'm 46 years old, we were at a migrant worker camp in Bear Lake Michigan picking apples. I stepped out of our house for what reason I can't remember. I happened to look in a direction up towards a hil...

October 1984

Apache County Arizona (Class A) BFRO

Motorhome folks have daytime sighting on I-40 east of Holbrook, Arizona

Heading west on i40 today at 0930 my wife and I saw a Bigfoot walking away from the hwy heading north. It was not running, but walking at a normal pace. It never looked at the hwy. It was about 7-8 ft...

January 2021

Steuben County New York (Class A) BFRO

While taking a break during a deer drive, hunter sees 6 foot tall creature run away down hillside

Not quite sure what to write. I was hunting with some friends of mine outside of Addison, NY in Nov. of 1986. I was the top man on a drive. I crested a hill and decided to take a break. Things were...

November 1986

Lincoln County Oklahoma (Class A) BFRO

Rural commuter sees large animal shift from quadrupedal to bipedal movement

In 2002, in early fall (it was still nice outside) I was driving to work. Ahead of me, on the crest of a hill, I saw a creature crossing the road. It did not remind me of a monkey. The legs and torso ...

August 2002

Jersey County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

Motorists have sighting at night near Otterville

It was right around the time of my birthday. I was on vacation visiting with my cousin at his girlfriend's house. We had ran into Jerseyville for cigarettes and were on our way back to her house off o...

May 2008

Dickson County Tennessee (Class A) BFRO

Witness clearly saw a very tall creature moving on two legs.

I was sitting in my mother's kitchen with 2 of my nieces and my mother when I happened to look out of her back door. I clearly saw a very tall (approximately 7 feet) creature moving on two legs at an ...

June 1985

Morgan County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

Runner has sighting near home south of Jacksonville

The following interview was conducted by Stan Courtney. The first name of the witness has been changed. Stan - Can you please explain what you saw? Mark - It was just before football and I was t...

August 2006