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

Knox County Maine (Class A) BFRO

Man sees large, bipedal animal walking across blueberry field

I took a wrong rode that ended up as a dead end in a blueberry. As I was sitting in my car trying to decide the best way to turn around without getting my car stuck.(it was raining and the dirt road e...

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

Baltimore County Maryland (Class A) BFRO

Large dark animal spotted wading in shallows of lake

On or about May 17th 2001, My Boyfriend and I were fishing at Liberty Watershed in Baltimore county. It was early in the morning, we arrived at 8 am. We parked at ********* road and walked down to the...

May 2001

Butler County Ohio (Class A) BFRO

Couple hears vocalization late at night - son finds prints near Okeana

MY WIFE AND I WERE OUT ON OUR DECK ABOUT 12:30 A.M. ON JULY 14,2002. WE OFTEN SIT OUT ON THE DECK TILL LATE AT NIGHT AND EARLY MORNING. WE ENJOY WATCHING THE WILDLIFE AND LISTENING TO ALL THE SOUNDS O...

July 2002

El Dorado County California (Class A) BFRO

Lake Tahoe sighting by a motorist

My name is (omitted), I've been keeping this secret since around 1986 and didn't know who I could tell without sounding like a nut, but it's been bothering me, and I hope you are the appropriate perso...

January 1986

Grays Harbor County Washington (Class A) BFRO

Sighting near Ocean City, Washington 2016

We were on our way back from Ocean Park or Ocean city. It was a beautiful morning. As I looked out into this field I watched a creature the size of a bear with a flat face the color of a dead trees st...

October 2016

Cherokee County Oklahoma (Class A) BFRO

August 1 1990 Oklahoma, Cherokee County, near Eldon

Various newspaper articles reporting possible bigfoot near Tahlequah, Oklahoma. First report was on August 1, 1990 at a mobile home near Eldon, Oklahoma which is east of Tahlequah at the junction of h...

August 1990

Cleveland County Arkansas (Class A) BFRO

Daylight sighting outside rural home in small community of Herbine, south of Rison

It was about 1:30 am on Sunday, July 29, 2001. I was up watching television. My dogs started to bark, so I went to my door to see what was going on. I turned on my porch light, and called my dogs. Whe...

July 2001