Harrison County, Ohio

Near Cadiz, Ohio

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Harrison County Ohio (Class B) BFRO

March 2012

I was at the back waters of Clendening lake near Cadiz, Ohio with my friend Cj and we heard a man-like scream. I know what coyotes, hoot owls, cows, raccoons, opossum, fox and most local animals sound like. We heard this scream about 3-4 times from multiple ranges. The first was within 100 yards and the next two were fairly distant. Cj answered the scream and the nearest location returned the call. After about five minutes of silence we returned to fishing. About five minutes later we heard a loud splash that resembled a dense object landing in the water. I've heard ducks landing and beaver tails slapping on the water and these did not resemble that. It happened about four more times, so we decided to pack up and leave. On our way out we stopped where the path to the fishing area met the road. My truck was 15 feet in front of me and a rock hit the water five feet from my truck which was parked next to the opposite side of the creek we were fishing. I yelled "Who's out there?" After...

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Harrison County Ohio (Class B) BFRO

While staying in cabins, sleepers awakened in early morning by strange sounds and notice unusual smell in Appalachian foothills

We have had sporadic, maybe a couple times a year, activity (sightings, tracks, screams, wood-on-wood, deer kills, bent and snapped trees) on our property in Harrison Co. for the last 25 years. We hav...

July 2004

Harrison County Ohio (Class B) BFRO

Campers have encounter at night close to Tappan Lake

We had built a new two story cabin and had some friends down to play music and camp overnight. We were playing music and one lady decided that she would go to a smaller cabin and retire for the night....

October 2000

Harrison County Ohio (Class B) BFRO

Sighting by camper in Harrison County near Tappan Lake

My wife was going to use the outhouse just before light on Memorial Weekend. She proceeded to go around the cabin to the north as the outhouse is in back of the cabin to the west. There is a group of ...

May 1998

Harrison County Ohio (Class B) BFRO

Two fisherman hear commotion of a roaring animal on brushy bank of Clendening Lake

I was 17 years old and fishing on a boat about 25 feet from shore. My father was with me and decided to take a nap on the deck of the boat. Suddenly I heard the sound of footsteps walking through wate...

July 1979

Hartford County Connecticut (Class A) BFRO

Afternoon sighting by motorist, Wilbur Cross Parkway, approx midway between Berlin and Woodbridge

On Saturday afternoon on August 4, 2018 at approximately 2pm my boyfriend and I were driving from Berlin to Woodbridge about halfway there I was staring out the passenger side window as my boyfriend w...

August 2018

Christian County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

Father and son have daylight sighting on Illinois Rt 48 near Taylorville

My dad and I were heading for Taylorville from Morrisonville when we came over a small hill. My dad started to hyperventilate and was starring at something up ahead. I looked back up the road and ...

May 2008

Ascension Parish Louisiana (Class A) BFRO

Early evening sighting by motorist near Sorrento

I was driving home from work and it was about 7 o'clock in the evening. I had my headlights on. I live in Sorrento, La. off of Hwy. 61 (Airline Hwy) About two miles from home (driving west) on 61 I sa...

October 2000

Tangipahoa Parish Louisiana (Class A) BFRO

2 mini-bike riders chased by large bipedal creature

Twice when I was 12 years old I had an encounter. The first time my cousin and I were riding my minibike through a new subdivision just north of the manchac swamp in tangipohoa parish in Louisiana, we...

July 1981

Pasco County Florida (Class A) BFRO

creature seen in an open field by witness.

We were in an open field when we heard the creature first. It made sort of a howling/growling type of noise.We went towards the tree line where the sound came from. It was crouched down slightly and t...

June 1984

Skagit County Washington (Class A) BFRO

Daylight sighting by motorists near the town of Big Lake

I had taken my kids for a drive on Mother's Day, 1980, in the mountains east of Big Lake, WA. As we came around a bend in the dirt road we saw something at a distance crossing the road to head up the ...

May 1980

St. Clair County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

Memory told of daylight sighting while riding dirt bike east of Freeburg

My sister recalled a day sighting roughly 5 pm across from our home, in the strip mines. This was roughly 20 years ago. She was riding a small motorcycle down a rock road, she came over the hill to lo...

June 1996

Mason County Washington (Class A) BFRO

Man and wife in car see a sasquatch eating frogs on the road

We were driving at fifty mph and had been dodging frogs that were on the wet sunny highway. While going around a curve in the highway we came within 50' of a Sascquatch that was stooping in the middle...

July 1960