Benzie County, Michigan

Near Benzonia

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Benzie County Michigan (Class B) BFRO

September 1998

: On a 2 and one half day canoe trip on the Betsie River I pulled up to a nice sandy bank on the Betsie at dusk. When I laid the paddle against the side of the canoe I startled approximately six whitetails which promptly blew at me and took off. The next thing I did was set up a fishing pole supported by a small stick and then set up camp. Next, thinking the pole hit the ground I walked over wih my mini-maglight and noticed that the pole had not fallen as ti had sounded like. I heard some leaves/sticks crack up the big bank (approx. 20 feet above my head), shined there and saw two big eyes staring back at me. The color was beautiful pale yellow and clear as glass. I noticed the animal move its neck slightly one way then the next to see me better. It had to be a timber wolf. There were no others with it. We stood there looking at each other for quite some time. The wolf wouldn't budge so I shined the light on my face, snarled at it and kind of hollered and off went Canis lupus to th...

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Benzie County Michigan (Class B) BFRO

Description of several strange encounters along Sleeping Bear Dunes National Shoreline

It was too dark for visual. We had rocks thrown at our boat from shore. Shore is all forest and swamp. Man can not access it . It ran away from us after we started the boat to get the hell out of ther...

August 2010

Benzie County Michigan (Class A) BFRO

Sisters have nighttime sighting near Buckley.

In August of 1998, my younger sister and I were on our way back from the hospital, she was about 20 yrs. old, I was 23. It was probably around two or three A.M. when we finally hit County Line Rd. out...

August 1998

Benzie County Michigan (Class A) BFRO

Near Bendon, woman and daughter recall their daylight sighting from automobile

My mom and I were driving home to Interlochen from a friend's house. It was late afternoon / early evening. We were on Reynolds Road. This would have been in the mid 80's and I would have been in my m...

January 1980

Benzie County Michigan (Class B) BFRO

Possible stalking at rural school bus stop near Benzonia, Michigan

It was early in the morning, I think around 6am. This happened to me in about 1984, it was in the fall. I was going to school at the time, and I'd have to walk about a 1/4 mile to get on the bus. That...

October 1984

Itasca County Minnesota (Class A) BFRO

Grouse hunter describes encounter with a sasquatch 11 southwest of Grand Rapids, MN

I saw something very tall walk through the woods I have never seen. I smelled an awful smell I never smelt. I saw a thing searching a wood pile stand up. I can give a very detailed and spot on descrip...

September 1999

Gila County Arizona (Class A) BFRO

Late night road side sighting near Tonto Creek

It was standing on the side of the road, as if it was waiting to cross. It was standing next to a large diamond road sign that I believe is about 7 feet tall. It was taller than the sign by a head, ma...

November 2006

Kittitas County Washington (Class A) BFRO

Hiker has an afternoon sighting behind a mountain resort in Cle Elum

I was walking in the woods behind the resort. It was pretty quiet, all I could hear was the Cle Elum river down below. I looked through the trees and saw an auburn colored Sasquatch walking. At first ...

January 2016

Mendocino County California (Class A) BFRO

Creaure heard running away by campers.

It was dinner time and all campers were summoned to the evening meal outside the main lodge approximately 1/4 mile from my tent. I was not able to make it to dinner on time because I had a bloody nose...

July 1982

Ogemaw County Michigan (Class A) BFRO

Nighttime sighting by farmer couple outside Prescott -- chicken coop raided

I live on farm, about 100 acres, in Prescott, MI. I was up watching Netflix with my husband when out of nowhere our two dogs, Cooper and June, started barking outside. At the same time, our chickens s...

October 2020

Madison County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

Memory told of a sasquatch standing in headlights on Christmas Eve west of St. Jacob

It was Xmas eve 12/24/1980 app. 7:00pm. It was very very cold. I had just turned onto IL. R.R. 4 4 heading north and was picking up speed when I saw something in the middle of the road. There was no o...

December 1980

Vinton County Ohio (Class A) BFRO

A family is shocked to see a large, hairy creature run across a forest road with a pack of dogs in pursuit

My Mother, Father and I were on a family drive in the fall of 1986 or 1987. I'm still not to for sure which year, but I know it happened in Vinton County, Ohio. We were on a road called Experimental F...

January 1987

Ontario Canada (Class A) BFRO

Afternoon sighting by couple on Highway 11 outside Latchford

Driving southbound on a fairly busy road looking at the scenery and just noticing a large black movement to the right. Initially I thought a black burnt out tree trunk but the arm swing was the give a...

October 2006