Jackson County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

Bus driver has afternoon sighting on U.S. 51 north of De Soto

While driving my work van just as I was coming over the top of the hill (over pass) a tall dark figure passed in the tree line. It was walking too tall for a human. It was maybe 7 to 8 foot range beca...

November 2015

Jackson County Illinois (Class B) BFRO

Possible vocalizations and rock throwing east of Makanda

It was in the summer of 2012 around 7 pm. It was very hot outside and we had been in a long drought. The nearest town is Makanda IL. The nearest road is Progress Lane which is off of Water V vcalley r...

March 2013

Jackson County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

Motorist reports his second sighting near railroad tracks west of Murphysboro

I was crossing the railroad tracks when I saw two, one standing and one sitting down. I have seen them in this spot before. ...

March 2012

Jackson County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

Motorist has daytime sighting near railroad tracks west of Murphysboro

I was traveling along the road when I saw a tall thin hairy bigfoot along a railroad track. He was off the tracks, he was off to the side. I thought, holy mackerel he is awefully tall....

March 2011

Jackson County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

Close encounter while fishing remembered near Giant City State Park

I had previously written an Email to BFRO and explained my encounter with a sasquatch that we called the big muddy monster at a pond called A-41. Well guess what, I was just watching TV and they just ...

January 1989

Jackson County Illinois (Class C) BFRO

The "Big Muddy Monster" flap of Murphysboro

In the early eighties and late seventies many incidents concerning what could only be classified as an unidentified homonid were reported in the area of Southern Ill. In particular, the area of Jackso...

January 1980

Jackson County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

Memory told of daylight sighting while mushroom hunting along Happy Hollow Road near Gorham

I was out mushroom hunting and had my small son with me. I was standing on a small hillside. He was standing on the other side of the creek behind a tree which I didn't know at the time. I had my ...

April 1978

Jackson County Illinois (Class B) BFRO

Memory told of possible vocalizations and rocks thrown at Lake Kinkaid

In 1978 I went fishing with a friend in his boat which was an 18 ft aluminum fishing boat to Lake Kinkaid, southwestern Ill. We trolled around the banks of the lake all morning and all day fishing for...

April 1978

Jackson County Illinois (Class B) BFRO

Memory told of a possible sighting along Happy Hollow Road near Gorham

The place where it happened was on Happy Hollow Road. It was some school function I think we were going to, I don't really remember. On Happy Hollow Road there were two wooden bridges. The second wood...

October 1975