Collier County, Florida

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Collier County Florida (Class B) BFRO

March 2001

In march of 2001 There was about 5-7 guys on a camping& fishing trip in the everglades national park.We were camping at a romote campsite in the park called the "Watson Place" on the chatham river. The campsite is about 3-4 miles up river from the mouth that meets the gulf. The campsite is on an old shell mound that the indians used to call" Bad Land".The site is only accessed by boat and it takes about an hour to get to the site from the nearest ramp in chokoloskee. The national park butts up to Big Cypress Preserve. The weather was dry & cool. One of the nights five of the guys decided to do some night fishing in the backbays of the everglades,They left the camp and you could hear their motors running for miles back in the bays. They had been gone since about 2- hours when the other person at the camp turned in for the night. I was fishing off the bank relaxing & waiting for the guys to get back.It had been about an hour since the other person turned in.It was around 11:30 at night w...

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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

Macoupin County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

Memory told of a sighting at dawn while deer hunting north of Hettick

It was the November deer season in Illinois 1993 I think. I was hunting some ground north of Hettick, Illinois . About sunrise I heard twigs snapping behind me to my right , I was in a tree-stand over...

November 1993

Pierce County Washington (Class A) BFRO

Young bike riders see large animal cross road

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January 1974

Hartford County Connecticut (Class A) BFRO

Afternoon sighting by motorist, Wilbur Cross Parkway, approx midway between Berlin and Woodbridge

On Saturday afternoon on August 4, 2018 at approximately 2pm my boyfriend and I were driving from Berlin to Woodbridge about halfway there I was staring out the passenger side window as my boyfriend w...

August 2018

Christian County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

Father and son have daylight sighting on Illinois Rt 48 near Taylorville

My dad and I were heading for Taylorville from Morrisonville when we came over a small hill. My dad started to hyperventilate and was starring at something up ahead. I looked back up the road and ...

May 2008

Ascension Parish Louisiana (Class A) BFRO

Early evening sighting by motorist near Sorrento

I was driving home from work and it was about 7 o'clock in the evening. I had my headlights on. I live in Sorrento, La. off of Hwy. 61 (Airline Hwy) About two miles from home (driving west) on 61 I sa...

October 2000

Tangipahoa Parish Louisiana (Class A) BFRO

2 mini-bike riders chased by large bipedal creature

Twice when I was 12 years old I had an encounter. The first time my cousin and I were riding my minibike through a new subdivision just north of the manchac swamp in tangipohoa parish in Louisiana, we...

July 1981

Pasco County Florida (Class A) BFRO

creature seen in an open field by witness.

We were in an open field when we heard the creature first. It made sort of a howling/growling type of noise.We went towards the tree line where the sound came from. It was crouched down slightly and t...

June 1984

Skagit County Washington (Class A) BFRO

Daylight sighting by motorists near the town of Big Lake

I had taken my kids for a drive on Mother's Day, 1980, in the mountains east of Big Lake, WA. As we came around a bend in the dirt road we saw something at a distance crossing the road to head up the ...

May 1980