Montmorency County, Michigan

Near Lewiston, Michigan

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Montmorency County Michigan (Class A) BFE

October 1985

I was 17 years old and bow hunting and had placed apples and Doe estruses [scent] near a stump and went back to sit 60-100 ft cant remember for sure anyway I do remember sitting up hill being heavily camouflaged [face paint and all , I made a small blind and waited, w/in a couple of hours I nodded off and heard a sound and noticed a group 3=4 Deer gathered around, being close to end of bow season with no Deer yet I decided to aim for one that was broad side. A buddy had talked me into using a tracker string which is a high visibility string attached to bow [ similar to fishing real and string] well as I let an arrow lose the string became entangled on a bush and dropped a foot or two short and the deer ran off , I decide to leave the arrow and stay for a bit. well I dozed off and an hour or so later some woke me up, it was nearing dusk and I looked down at the bait area to see what at first I thought was a Bear until an arm shot out and grabbed my arrow that I shot earlier ,I WAS STUNDED I knew this wasn't a bear I was looking at, after a very short moment this thing stood up from 4 legs to 2 it appeared to be looking at my arrow and it started to follow the string which was leading its sight right to were I was it appeared to be starring/studying me for a moment and as soon as I moved my arm holding the bow I heard a sound similar to a deep "HUFF" and it turned and jumped into /behind some brush and was gone. I was too stunned to even stand up then all of a sudden I became terrified and jumped up and ran back to my vehicle. it was a few years before I could talk myself into going back into the woods..

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Montmorency County Michigan (Class B) BFRO

Hunter has unnerving experience at Bear Den Lake NE of Gaylord

I was hunting with my uncle and Father-in-law Off Bear Den Lake Rd in Montmorency County. Opening day we went out all day. At dusk I came out a bit early to where Bear Den intersects the highway to wa...

November 2012

Montmorency County Michigan (Class A) BFRO

Woman recalls daylight sighting while driving and a possible incident at a home east of Gaylord

I think it was in the spring of about 1998-99, my ex-husband woke me up at about three in the morning. We lived in Atlanta at the time, which is about half way between Gaylord and Alpena. He woke me u...

January 1999

Montmorency County Michigan (Class B) BFRO

Possible sighting and vocalizations heard by a young man near Hillman

I was up north visiting my grandparents over summer break. I was walking back to the house after taking a walk to the boat launch. While coming towards the stop sign, I heard a rustling sound to the s...

June 2009

Montmorency County Michigan (Class A) BFRO

8' tall bigfoot crosses a road in one bound

When I was about 12 years old, I was watching my younger cousin while at my grandparents house, they live on county road 489 in mountmorency county. Anyway my cousin wanted to go to his house for some...

January 1993

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