Manistee County, Michigan

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Manistee County Michigan (Class B) BFRO

April 2012

We were on our yearly camping trip to Tippy dam pond, I believe its outside of Manistee. Its very remote, you have to travel down many back dirt roads to get to the campground .We have went camping up at Tippy dam for years, always in the spring to do a lot of fishing, day and night fishing. It was after midnight when we got up there in 2012 and we set up tents and the girls all went to sleep. Me and my brother and 12 yr old son took the boat out for some night fishing. We got back into this cove, the Tippy dam pond is huge, they call it the flooded forest. Its beautiful you could swear you were in Canada, very hilly. Huge hills back up to the water but all forest in every direction, very very remote. We were fishing sitting in the dead quiet when all of a sudden we were scared out of our minds!!! A huge rock that must have been the size of a bowling ball was thrown at are boat. At first we blew it off as if it were a fish jumping all though the distinct sound of a round ball hitting w...

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Manistee County Michigan (Class A) BFRO

Daylight sighting of a white creature while walking near Thompsonville

I was walking in the woods down a two track by Thompsonville in the early spring morning. On these early morning walks I often scare up deer and occationally a bear so when I heard the noises of somet...

May 1999

Manistee County Michigan (Class A) BFRO

Grandfather and grandson witness a big, black creature chasing a deer near Manistee

My Grandson (11 years old at the time) and I were hunting for deer in the back end of the Clay Bank swamp, this time on the north end of it, opposite of my earlier encounter, when it was getting twili...

November 2009

Manistee County Michigan (Class B) BFRO

Possible bluff charge toward a hunter in a blind near Copemish

We deer hunt in a very remote and thickly wooded swamp. It is very difficult to walk through, not because of lots of water or mud, but there are fallen trees and dense small trees and brush. My encoun...

November 1990

Manistee County Michigan (Class A) BFRO

Memory told of an early evening sighting at a migrant work camp in Bear Lake

I'm 46 years old, we were at a migrant worker camp in Bear Lake Michigan picking apples. I stepped out of our house for what reason I can't remember. I happened to look in a direction up towards a hil...

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