Sarasota County, Florida

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Sarasota County Florida (Class A) BFRO

1988

Me and my brother was fishing in a local pond for bass on a john boat in the evening and we were just talking back and forth when this thing non human or not a bear bent over from the edge of the palmettos and stuck both hands in water and was drinking from its hands . It stared at us like it hadn't a care in the world . Eyes were dark looking had reddish brown hair that had a shine to it in the sun .Looked to be about 7' or taller . Had us pretty scared as my car was parked just 100 feet we had seen it . It never made a sound when it came in to drink and no sounds when it left . We hurried up and left there never to go back and didn't tell but a couple people in the past years. It is something that has no explaination so we just try to forget it . Never tried to harm us or make any contact but the thought of it still raises the hair on my neck. It had really large hands and it kinda sit on its legs when crouched down there was a musky odor like a deer in rut smell. Just happened so fa...

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Sarasota County Florida (Class B) BFRO

Passenger on I-75 spots a large animal near Myakka State Park

My husband and I were driving home on I-75, the day after Christmas. Our car just started to accelerate after being in traffic for over an hour due to an accident. My husband was watching the cars clo...

December 2012

Sarasota County Florida (Class B) BFRO

Husband and wife hear early morning vocalizations near back of Myakka State Park

Hello, I just found ur web site, have 2 reports. NO B.S. This occured in North Port, Florida in 1999, in the summer. My wife & i were sleeping & about 2am we both woke up and heard something outside a...

January 1999

Sarasota County Florida (Class A) BFRO

Youths have daylight sighting in wooded area of Sarasota

Me and my brother and our cousin (11, 10 & 12 years old at the time) used to frequent a neighborhood across from ours called Acorn Circle. It was a heavily wooded area that only had about three homes ...

August 1981

Sarasota County Florida (Class A) BFRO

Bigfoot crosses SR-72 directly in front a vehicle west of Arcadia and just outside Myakka River State Park

The witness does not have a computer, so I asked the witness to fill out our report form by hand. This following is what she wrote: I was driving home toward Arcadia on HWY 72 around 8:30 pm. I tho...

September 2014

Fayette County Pennsylvania (Class A) BFRO

Motorist sees 8ft creature in road

IT HAPPENED NEAR MASONTOWN,PA IN 1999.I WAS COMING HOME ON THIS LONG ROAD THAT WAS DIRECTLY IN THE WOODS,TREES ALL AROUND.I STOPPED THE CAR BECAUSE I HAD TO URINATE.I GOT OUT OF MY CAR AND I SEEN SOME...

September 1999

Manitoba Canada (Class A) BFRO

Creature took amazing strides with arms swinging.

I was the driver of the vehicle and my cousin was the passenger. I was driving down highway #6 just nearing the bridge named "North Three Rivers Creek Bridge", when all of a sudden what I thought was ...

July 1998

Stewart County Georgia (Class A) BFRO

Two campers report seeing tall creature at Rood Park campground and boat landing by the Chattahoochee River, just south of Florence Marina

Initial report received as the associated media article linked below. Preliminary investigation by the BFRO: I talked to the reporter and called the BP Quick Stop and spoke with one of the wome...

August 2000

Madison County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

Two teens have daylight sighting near Alton

It happened like this. Myself and a friend were out on the edge of the woods. We had decided that we would build a blind for hunting squirrels. On the way in we spotted a dead tree. We both tried to p...

July 2004

Perry County Ohio (Class A) BFRO

A family witness's a hairy humanlike face in the cars headlights while pulled off the side of the road

My family and I were on our way back from Chauncey, Ohio visiting a friend. We were on Route 13 just about four miles south of Moxahala, Ohio. I had to go to the bathroom real bad so I pulled off a ac...

May 2003

Tipton County Tennessee (Class A) BFRO

Sighting by three hunters just outside of Covington, in area referred to by locals as "Pilljerk"

Me and three of my friends were coon hunting. We were sitting around waiting on the dogs to strike and we heard something rustling in the leaves behind us. It was a bright night out and we were right ...

December 1994

Knox County Maine (Class A) BFRO

Man sees large, bipedal animal walking across blueberry field

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May 1978

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