Bay County, Florida

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Bay County Florida (Class B) BFRO

1972(?)

I was a boy of about 12 years of age camping on my parent's land. We had a house atop a hill that sloped down an acre or two, leading to Bear Creek, which is where our property ended. The land on both banks of the creek was thickly wooded and our land was not cleared all the way to the water. Three of my friends and I had built a fire and unrolled our sleeping bags about a hundred yards or so away from the house in the direction of the creek. One of the younger boys was not permitted to stay all night and as he left to go home, two of us were shining our flashlights at him and teasing him about a boogey man getting him. He was probably about twenty yards or less away from our little campsite, walking throught the tall (2-3 ft.) grass. In the dim light of the flashlights at that distance I saw a few yards behind him and walking in the opposite direction a form that looked like a large biped. My best estimate would make it 6' 5" or taller. What I saw was from halfway between the elbow an...

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Bay County Florida (Class B) BFRO

Possible vocalizations heard by four-wheelers near Southport

I would never have made any type of report about this incident but after listening to the first 2 audio recordings on your site I was compelled to tell you about an incident that I experienced along w...

October 2000

Bay County Florida (Class A) BFRO

Woman remembers encountering a strange animal while driving outside Mexico Beach

Sounds in the woods and the sights of tree limbs or structures shown are everywhere in the sowega (southwest Georgia) area of Georgia. I grew up in the crisp county area and most of my life was spend ...

January 1985

Bay County Florida (Class B) BFRO

Vacationer has a possible daytime encounter while taking a walk on Shell Island Beach

My family and I took a boat ride to the Shell Island Beach (it wasn't really an island, it eventually connected to the mainland). When we anchored I got out and proceeded into the forest farther in. A...

July 2015

Fairbanks County Alaska (Class A) BFRO

Witness observers 6 foot, shaggy, dark brown creature off Richardson Hwy

Something that I would not believe unless I saw it just stepped up about 30 feet in front of me stared at me kind of grunted and walked into the woods real quietly . I did have a rifle and a handgun o...

September 1964

Pierce County Washington (Class A) BFRO

Lake Tapps

With friend Scott Piveral, at about 7:30 AM on way to school, saw two white creatures that smelled like skunks, just standing at edge of woods on a hill, they then meanered back into woods. The creatu...

October 1975

Peoria County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

Memory told of daytime encounter near Farmdale Park

Bigfoot in Farmdale park E. Peoria Illinois. I was about 13 years old. I'm 72 now. Snow on the ground I was carrying a gun in the woods hunting for birds, rabbits anything just killing time. I...

January 1957

Forest County Wisconsin (Class A) BFRO

Sighting by young fisherman at dusk on Wabikon Lake

i was 15 at the time i vacationed at johnnies resort every summer w/ my family. we were there to fish and i had been the every summer since i was 5.it was about 8:00 pm and i was in my bot fishing clo...

July 1983

Vernon Parish Louisiana (Class A) BFRO

Five year old boy approached by a large, bi-pedal animal covered in dark hair

I was in the woods walking around and turning to the deeper recesses of the forest, I saw a rather tall figure coming toward me on two legs. It was hard to discern at first what it's appearance was bu...

January 1979

Summit County Ohio (Class A) BFRO

Man recalls early evening sighting near Brandywine Ski Resort

I WAS DRIVING ON RT 271 NORTH OVER BY BOSTON MILLS SKI RESORT WHEN I SPOTTED SOMETHING WALKING INTO THE WOODS IN AN UP RIGHT POSTION I NEW IT WASN'T A MAN OR BEAR IT WAS AT THE TOP OF THE HILL ON SOUT...

September 2005

Colfax County New Mexico (Class A) BFRO

Motorist has nighttime sighting below Raton Pass

I was driving at night on I-25 on raton pass. This happened last night. It was late and then I noticed something on the side of the road. I thought it was a bear or something. Then it took of and ran ...

January 2005

McCurtain County Oklahoma (Class A) BFRO

Sighting by logger, Recent incidents near a rural home.

I was told by phone by a relative that three large manlike, hairy creatures were observed on a persons porch and yard. The man got his SKS and has allegedly shot one. Two others came out of the nearby...

January 2000