Marion County, Florida

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Marion County Florida (Class A) BFRO

August 2017

We were driving two jeeps through the forest, driving along the inner perimeter road of Hopkins Prairie. We saw a structure in the distance and wanted to know what it was. Found what appeared to be a concrete boat ramp in the middle of the Prairie. We didn't know the name of where we were until till we started to leave. Looking across the prairie towards the campground (which we also didn't know was there) when appeared this large creature at about 100 to 150 yards away. We just stood there not saying a word at first. I remember saying to myself "look at those shoulders". It was moving around the edge of the campground right where the grass for the prairie starts. I wear glasses and I had them on so I could see but not as well as the others. I do remember it was just kind of walking in a small area like it was trying to decide what it was going to do and I remember its arms were long just down by its side and swaying. I don't think it saw us. It turned and walked up into the ca...

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Marion County Florida (Class A) BFRO

Nighttime sighting by a man walking his dog in a subdivision next to the Ocala National Forest

I was walking my dog on October 18th, at around 9:00 to 9:10....We had just got back from dinner. We live in a subdivision that backs to the Ocala National Forest. As I was walking towards the end ...

October 2013

Marion County Florida (Class A) BFRO

Dusk sighting of a bigfoot tree knocking in the Ocala National Forest

I was out trail riding in a remote part of the Ocala National Forest when I became stuck in a mud hole. I was out there for several hours waiting for someone to come pull me out. What got my attention...

November 2012

Marion County Florida (Class A) BFRO

Daylight sighting by a retired Wildlife Officer outside Ocala

On February 21, 2012 at aprox 2:55pm while traveling on a back county heavily wooded road in Ocala Florida, I observed an animal coming out of the woods on the South side of the road heading North. Fr...

February 2012

Marion County Florida (Class B) BFRO

Bowhunter hears a massive crash and possible screams in the Ocala National Forest

It was last bow season around the middle of sept in Ocala Na.forest, I was in the tree 1/2 hour before daylight, i had an encounter with a black bear 2 or 3 days before in the same area, it came out o...

September 2011

Cape May County New Jersey (Class A) BFRO

Early morning sighting behind a home near Cape May

My wife took our dogs outside this morning like she always does around 6:30am. She was standing on the deck and the dogs were in the fences in yard. She heard an odd unfamiliar creepy moan sound and s...

August 2016

Montgomery County North Carolina (Class A) BFRO

Road-crossing sighting by motorist on Hwy 220 north of Candor

In 1990 + - I am not sure of the year I was going to the beach down hwy 220 south with my husband, he did not see any thing. As best I can remember we were close to Candor NC, where 211 toward Pinehur...

June 1990

Cambria County Pennsylvania (Class A) BFRO

While walking alone in the woods, boy comes face to face with 8 foot tall creature

I will tell you about my visual incident. I was walking in the woods behind my old place when I heard some noise. At first I thought it was a deer or something so I looked to see what it was. When I l...

February 1998

Horry County South Carolina (Class A) BFRO

Security policeman has nighttime sighting at Myrtle Beach Air Force Base

At the time of the sighting I was on duty as a Security Police officer in the U.S. Air Force at the Myrtle Beach AFB, SC. I was patrolling on a security road called the Serpintine at about 9 pm. The t...

April 1974

Collier County Florida (Class A) BFRO

Daylight sighting by motorist on U.S. 41 near I-29

We were driving eastbound on US 41 to go fishing off of Turner River Rd. about 11 AM. at approx. 1/2 a mile east of the I 29 and US 41 intersection. My girlfriend looked to the north side of the road ...

June 2005

La Salle Parish Louisiana (Class A) BFRO

Two teenage deer hunters have encounter while hunting

Encounter as told to BFRO researchers Scott Kessler & Patricia Normand on January 27,2001 by two teenage (both 14 y/o) hunters (K.H. & L.C.) about their encounter November 18th, 2000. We had ridden...

November 2000

Palm Beach County Florida (Class A) BFRO

Year long sightings by family

These thing's which we called skunk ape's,would come on our property at night and eat mango's,and other fruit. They would also sometimes come to the travel trailer and look in the windows as if they...

July 1975

British Columbia Canada (Class A) BFRO

Daylight sighting by motorist on Hwy 4 near Kennedy Lake

Last week while driving between Port Alberni and Tofino on Vancouver Island I saw what at first I believed to be a bear on a tree overhanging the river. After commenting to my wife, I glanced back aga...

March 2007