Sangamon County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

Nighttime road crossing between Rochester and East Lake Drive

On September 16, 2017 I left work early. I clocked out around 4:45 a.m., yes a.m. I was driving on Rochester Road getting close to the stoplight at Oak Hill Road when from the left side of the road a ...

September 2017

Madison County Illinois (Class B) BFRO

Motorist observes possible nighttime road crossing near Troy

My friend and I were driving home in the evening. As we came around the corner we observed a large upright animal standing in the middle of the road. It took several steps and went into the woods. It ...

August 2017

Madison County Illinois (Class B) BFRO

Possible nightime sighting along Scott-Troy Road south of Troy

I was driving along Scott-Troy Road after work one night. It was around 8:15 pm when I was driving through some wooded parts of Scott-Troy. I saw something large, black and hairy take two-three giant ...

November 2016

Macoupin County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

Nighttime sighting near Sunset Lake west of Girard

I was almost home and I live on West Lake Drive then all the sudden I just see this two legged being about 7 to 8 ft tall just bolts in front of me into the woods just across from my house. It was cov...

November 2016

St. Clair County Illinois (Class B) BFRO

Possible footprints found and cast east of Belleville near Illinois Route 4

I found tracks and video documented them as well as cast them....this is the second time finding tracks , first time was in June of 2015 then January 15 2016...no actual sighting but have heard unusua...

January 2016

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

Union County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

Home owner gets a good look at his frequent visitor one night near Jonesboro

My pitbull was barking in terror. I went out to check on him and shone my light just on the other side of the fence I put up around the orchard and he was standing there clear as day staring at the do...

November 2015

Vermilion County Illinois (Class B) BFRO

Hunter describes strange encounters and finds a possible footprint near Kickapoo State Park

It all began with my father in law. He had an encounter of something huge and making an un familiar noise he said he had never heard before. He is a 70 year old man and great guy. I recall laughing an...

November 2015

White County Illinois (Class B) BFRO

Possible pre-dawn sighting by deer hunter in his tree stand near Norris City

I was hunting on me and my neighbor's property it was right before daylight. I could hear something coming through the woods so I figured it was a deer as it got closer the sound sounded more like som...

November 2015

La Salle County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

Motorist has daylight sighting near Marseilles

I was driving down Dupont road which y's off at Seneca bridge to go under towards Marseilles and just before turning right onto Main street I seen something??? all I know is I said "what the hell is t...

August 2015

St. Clair County Illinois (Class B) BFRO

Possible footprints found east of Belleville near Illinois Route 4

I heard crashing in the woods I was walking through to get to a field I hunt Indian artifacts in.. and found tracks......

June 2015

Cook County Illinois (Class B) BFRO

Possible footprints in the snow found in Bedford Park (with photos)

As I was performing my regular pest control service to facility, I found trails of what looked like big prints with what looks like toe imprints. I took pictures along with a video segment. Try to fol...

January 2015

Shelby County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

Deer hunter has daylight encounters and attempts to take photos east of Findlay

I'm a retired paranormal and cryptid researcher and I had a personal encounter this year while deer hunting in Shelby County Illinois which is considered south central Illinois. I will not disclose th...

December 2014

Macoupin County Illinois (Class B) BFRO

Motorist has possible night time sighting near Plainview

On December 27th, 2014, I was traveling home at approximately 11:45pm. I was near a wildlife area when I observed a large figure standing next to the treeline approximately 15-20 feet from the road. T...

December 2014

Macoupin County Illinois (Class B) BFRO

Motorist has possible nighttime sighting near Hagaman Bottoms

This is the second time that I have seen Bigfoot in my lifetime. Both sightings have been in the same vicinity. Here is my story of tonight's sighting. I was going home from work from Carlinville and ...

November 2014

Knox County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

Motorists have night time sighting near edge of Altona

Between Henry County, Illinois and Knox County Illinois at about 10 p.m. on the edge of town. Me and my better half both seen it. I'm scared to be outside at night now. We only live 4 miles from where...

August 2014

Cook County Illinois (Class B) BFRO

Possible early morning sighting near Glenwood Woods

Chimpanzee noises at work. Went outside, seen in hedge apple tree. Tan reddish hue, wedge shaped head from behind. Went away after I yelled, still heard noises....

August 2014

Warren County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

Motorist has dusk sighting west of Galesburg

I teach in the city of Galesburg, Knox County Illinois in the summer months. It was late July or early August when I saw this animal run in front of my car. It was dusk when my daughter and I were dri...

July 2014

Cook County Illinois (Class B) BFRO

Motorist has possible nighttime sighting in the Forest Preserves outside Chicago

I was driving home from my shift at UPS at about 4 a.m. last night. Traveling east on 95th street, most likely before Lagrange road, but I am not certain of which main cross street I was near, because...

July 2014

Crawford County Illinois (Class B) BFRO

Motorist has possible daylight sighting near Embarras River

Sighting number #2 was 3/20/2014. This just happened two days ago. I saw what I never thought I would see again, and how different this one was. Me and my friend was coming back from a road trip south...

March 2014

Macoupin County Illinois (Class B) BFRO

Possible sighting by a motorist near Hettick

On 12/16/13 I was driving down Hettick Road in Hettick Illinois around 6:20 pm. I was coming up a hill and a shadow along side of the road caught my eye. This dark colored, large hairy animal on all 4...

December 2013

Washington County Illinois (Class B) BFRO

Possible sighting while hunting near Radom

I was deer hunting in Washington county Illinois on private land. I dont own the land but my family is the only one that hunts it. Ive been hunting the exact same tree since I started hunting the prop...

November 2013

Union County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

Bow hunter has another daylight sighting from his stand near Alto Pass

I was sitting in my deer stand at 10 in the morning. I heard something going through the brush and observed a solid black 8 foot tall animal walking across a small clearing. It walked 30 to 40 feet to...

November 2013

Wabash County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

Hiker has close daylight sighting in Beall Woods State Park

I reported a sighting a while back. I went to Beall Woods State Park, it was summer but getting near fall. I took my dog out for a walk for the first time ever, as we got to the very first fork in the...

October 2013

Union County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

Juvenile observed during the daytime by a bow hunter near Alto Pass

I am an avid outdoorsman and bow hunter in southern Illinois. I have hunted all over the U.S. seeing many animals and all kinds of terrain, but this day was not like any other I have ever had. I was h...

October 2013