Collier County, Florida

Near Ochopee

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Collier County Florida (Class A) BFRO

September 2008

On the early morning of labor day a few of my friends and I decided that we would drive across the state of Florida, from Miami to Naples in hopes of surfing some of the swell that Hurricane Gustav was sending to Florida's Gulf Coast. At approximately 6:00A.M we left from Florida International University traveling west on the Tamiami Trail. The weather that day was relatively clear but as I mentioned we had a hurricane passing close to south Florida a few days earlier so everything was still quite humid and the winds were beginning to calm down at about 15 knots to the west. It was near the area of big cypress about 15 minutes from the worlds smallest post office, where the landscape had plenty of saw grass in shallow water and large trees at a distance of about a mile off the road where I saw a figure that seemed to be watching the road as we drove past. This creature was definitely not a person. I know that it was not a person because we had only seen about 5 cars in the entire lengt...

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Collier County Florida (Class A) BFRO

Daylight sighting of a man-like ape while target shooting in the Big Cypress National Preserve

I was out in the everglades target shooting when I heard something making a lot of noise behind me while I was reloading. When I turned around I say a bipedal ape-like thing looking from behind a tree...

November 2012

Collier County Florida (Class B) BFRO

Possible incidents at Bear Island Campground in Big Cypress National Preserve

Sunday, March 11, 2012 shortly past midnight. We were camping in a primitive campsite at Bear Island, Big Cypress Preserve in Collier County Florida. This campsite is off of ORV trails, meaning only o...

March 2012

Collier County Florida (Class B) BFRO

Frightening encounter experienced on family property outside Naples

About this time 2 years ago, two of my friends and I were staying in my dads old trailer right off James Road, Naples Fl. It was around 9:30 p.m., when we started hearing what sounded like wolf howls...

April 2010

Collier County Florida (Class B) BFRO

Man describes possible encounters off Route 41 near Ochopee

I have a sighting and other occurences to report. Its been about 3 years now since my friend Dan and I saw it. We were walking along a dirt/road trail along the focka canal system to find a good bass ...

August 2009

Park County Wyoming (Class A) BFRO

Noon sighting by family of four near Mount Washburn, Yellowstone National Park

I was in my parent's car on the northwest side of Mt. Washburn in Yellowstone National Park,Wyoming when my mom,dad,brother,and I saw a humanoid figure,too tall to be human walking upright along a rid...

July 2002

Choctaw County Oklahoma (Class A) BFRO

Young hunters have night time encounter north of Red River

My cousins and I were spotlighting one night to find coyotes. We were driving alongside a treeline when we spotted eyes shinning in the light about 150 feet away next to the trees. I had binoculars an...

January 1995

Oxford County Maine (Class A) BFRO

Multi-witness daylight sighting along powerlines south of Bryant Pond

Had a sighting yesterday. Oxford County, Maine. Was in the power lines clearing that runs through a friends land cutting a downed tree out of the atv trail. Was with 2 friends who asked me how far the...

September 2020

McKean County Pennsylvania (Class A) BFRO

Teens chased by upright running animal near Bradford

I am now 57 years old. I have told many people this story but never reported it. I lived in Bradford, Pa. Where I grew up. I was 15 years old and we played softball at nights with my friends. This ...

October 1963

Manitoba Canada (Class A) BFRO

Optometrist has clear sighting of what he calls bigfoot

Driving south on highway 6 in Manitoba in plain daylight.Thought I saw a bear approx. 50 yards off of the highway .As I got closer,it stood up and was a bigfoot.It was standing in a grain field and th...

August 1999

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

Taos County New Mexico (Class A) BFRO

Couple driving home has night time sighting near Tres Piedras

On Feb .20, 2011 my mother and father were on there way back to Antonito, Co from Espanola, New Mexico. It was probably between 10:00p.m.and 11:p.m when they were driving down road 285 headed north a ...

February 2011

Noble County Ohio (Class A) BFRO

Two women driving to work are surprised to see a very large hair covered biped running along the side of their car.

My sister Mary and I were heading to work at an early morning hour driving northeast on County Road 19 out of Calais, Ohio. My sister was lying back in the passenger seat when I noticed in my car head...

February 1977