McDonough County Illinois (Class B) BFRO

Motorist has possible nighttime sighting near Blandinsville

I was driving home from Macomb Illinois and looked out in the field (mostly checking to make sure there were no deer) when I saw some type of animal, I have never seen before. It was on all fours, lon...

March 2013

Christian County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

Motorist spots a tall hairy biped chasing deer near Edinburg

I am writing this for my daughter. She was driving and came to a stop sign. This is a T road so she has to turn left or right. Straight in front of her is an open field with trees on the edge of it an...

March 2013

McHenry County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

Nighttime sighting by homeowner in Lake in the Hills

I woke up on the 18th as I did almost every a.m. at the same time. Except at that time I smoked, I quit since then. But at 3:30 a.m. I stepped outside on my back patio to have my morning smoke and cof...

February 2013

Tazewell County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

Daylight sighting along levee in East Peoria

I saw a creature running on top of a levee just on the east Peoria side of the river.It was all tan from head to feet. It had to be running at least 30 mph. While running its knees were bent.It did no...

February 2013

Clark County Illinois (Class B) BFRO

Semi truck driver on I-70 observes a large ape-like creature in a field near Marshall

Hi, I am 47 years old and I am a truck driver. I had an eye witness of something yesterday January 16 2013 in Clark Co. Ill. I was driving down I-70 east bound around 7:30 am when I noticed something ...

January 2013

Macon County Illinois (Class B) BFRO

Late night observation by a home owner near Lake Decatur

I was on my front porch smoking. I heard some rustling off in the distance and didn't think nothing about it, there is a lot off deer over in my area. Then I seen it stand up and run across the street...

December 2012

Montgomery County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

Nighttime sighting from a window by a young woman near Lake Lou Yaeger

So I was sitting here in bed and I smelled this stench so powerful my eyes were watering. So I decided to get up, creep over to the window and I looked out there. My brother had been up here a couple ...

December 2012

Montgomery County Illinois (Class B) BFRO

Possible nighttime sighting from a home by a young woman near Lake Lou Yaeger

I found tracks in the mud last week a few days after my sister said she had one behind her house. So I went out last Monday and tracked it for about a half mile until I lost the trail. She said there ...

December 2012

Cook County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

Motorists have nighttime sighting north of Matteson

My wife, daughter and I saw a very large dark figure cross the road no more than 50 feet in front of us. This thing cleared the road in not even two steps. The arm on this thing was long and extremely...

December 2012

La Salle County Illinois (Class B) BFRO

Bow hunter sees an animal resembling a gorilla near Marseilles

I was bow hunting 20 ft up in a oak tree and could see 1/4 mile in most directions. It was in the bottomlands of the Illinois River in the country. I heard a noise about 40 yards from me in the thicke...

November 2012

Macoupin County Illinois (Class B) BFRO

Homeowner has possible sightings east of Carlinville

I have had two incidents in the last few months. The first happened one morning when I woke up early and had to use the rest room. On the way back to bed, I looked out the back door to see the sunr...

November 2012

La Salle County Illinois (Class B) BFRO

Possible activity experienced by a family near Utica

We were sitting around a campfire in our yard with our 3 dogs, when we heard coyotes howling-- nothing unusual. We see tracks and hear them frequently. The coyotes were howling and were then joined by...

October 2012

Sangamon County Illinois (Class B) BFRO

Possible sighting near University of Illinois Springfield soccer fields

I look for deer all the time when I drive anywhere. I was on my way home after school from LLCC. On the UIS soccer fields there was something at the edge of the field at the tree line. I glanced away ...

October 2012

McDonough County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

Daylight sighting by a camper in Argyle Lake State Park

I was sitting at a picnic table eating pizza. I notice four kids running back and forth on a trail. Once they were gone I witnessed what I would call a juvenile sasquatch sneaking down the same trail ...

August 2012

Macoupin County Illinois (Class B) BFRO

Ongoing activity described at a home near Shipman

I have had several experiences over the years near my home. Five years ago I was picking blackberries on the back side of my property, late June. To the east of the blackberry vines is a farm field. T...

June 2012

Christian County Illinois (Class B) BFRO

Possible sighting and rock throwing on a farm east of Edinburg

My experience happened late June to early July of 2012. Rural Christian County. Between 8:00 and 9:00 pm. I was relaxing by the fire texting and listening to my ipod. Watching a few cars pass the hous...

June 2012

Franklin County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

Family has daylight sighting while fishing on Rend Lake

My wife, and son were fishing Rend Lake....we launched our boat at the Jackie Branch boat ramp off of Rt. 54.....we were on the water an hour or so.....we were fishing north east of the boat ramp........

May 2012

Henderson County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

Motorist has twilight sighting south of Oquawka

I seen a big harry figure standing in the shallow creek. I was in my truck as I approached this creature. I shut my truck off and watched this thing. I then heard a loud deep roar from the other side ...

May 2012

Cook County Illinois (Class B) BFRO

Possible nighttime sighting by motorists along border of Orland Grove Forest Preserve

My 17 year old and I were coming home from my best friend's house in Lockport, IL,151st to Wolf Road, to 143rd we were driving east on 143rd going to La Grange Road, at 12:20 am on the left hand side ...

May 2012

Macoupin County Illinois (Class B) BFRO

Possible nighttime sighting and ongoing activity on a farm east of Shipman

Whenever my husband works midnights I can't sleep, so I came outside to sit on my steps and smoke a cigarette. I happened to look up because the dogs were barking at something. I looked up and saw thi...

April 2012

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

Kendall County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

Hiker has nighttime sighting in Harris Forest Preserve.

I have been walking my dog through Harris Forest Preserve for about 5 weeks now. About the last 3 days we have been walking back there I noticed a foul smell and starge howling noises. I didn't think ...

January 2012

Whiteside County Illinois (Class B) BFRO

Photos taken of possible footprints found on rural property near Albany

Foot prints in the snow. I took some pictures. we had a moderate thaw, but we could see definite toes and a human-like shape, definitely bipedal....

January 2012

Edgar County Illinois (Class B) BFRO

Possible ongoing activity described and knocks recorded at a rural home near Paris

I was walking through the woods and I sat down on a fallen down tree and to my left I hear a strange grunting noise. I was frightened I called my dad and had him come to meet me in the woods. A few we...

January 2012

Lawrence County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

Motorists have nighttime sighting on outskirts of Lawrenceville

I seen something tall and black, about 7 feet tall, run real fast across 12th Street in Lawrenceville about 3 weeks ago....

December 2011