Fresno County, California

Near Mendota

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Fresno County California (Class A) BFRO

June 1991

My story occured around 1991 on the San Joaquin River in what would be the northwestern part of town. Actually in Fresno. The area is mostly farm land and some sparse woods and vineyards. nothing like foresty though. My self, my cousin and a friend had decided to go late night fishing at a little area on the river where the river sort of pools. Their is a bridge there. It was late and we were sitting there and fishing when we heard something making noise and looked back and saw a coyote running across the bridge heading north. The coyote kept looking back as it ran as if it was frightened.The coyote looked at us but it was clearly focused on something behind it and it was scared. We thought at that time that that was odd. We then heard what we thought was a splash as if someone had dove into the water behind us. It was dark so we just glanced back but of course saw nothing. We probably sat for about 10 minutes or so when suddenly there was a huge goosh and splash about 25 yards away in...

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Fresno County California (Class B) BFRO

Possible sighting and howls heard by deer hunters in John Muir Wilderness

It was late October 2006. My hunting partner and I were deer hunting near Heart Lake, which is located off the John Muir Trail behind Florence Lake. We'd been back there for almost a week looking for ...

October 2006

Fresno County California (Class B) BFRO

Hikers describe possible stalking and vocalizations the John Muir Wilderness

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July 2006

Fresno County California (Class B) BFRO

Camper hears nightime vocalizations near Florence Lake

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July 2005

Fresno County California (Class A) BFRO

Hunter has daytime sighting near Huntington Lake

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October 2001

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

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November 2015

Baltimore County Maryland (Class A) BFRO

Large dark animal spotted wading in shallows of lake

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May 2001

Butler County Ohio (Class A) BFRO

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July 2002

El Dorado County California (Class A) BFRO

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Grays Harbor County Washington (Class A) BFRO

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October 2016

Cherokee County Oklahoma (Class A) BFRO

August 1 1990 Oklahoma, Cherokee County, near Eldon

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Cleveland County Arkansas (Class A) BFRO

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July 2001