Fresno County California (Class A) BFRO

Travelers have a nighttime sighting of two hairy bipeds on Hwy. 180 near Grant Grove

My wife and I were driving at about 9:30 p.m. Between Grant Grove and Cherry Gap on highway 180, when we came around a corner and our headlights lit up the straight away and next corner about 100 yard...

August 2014

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

I would like to start with my background as a backpacker and hunter. I go to the Sierra Nevada Mountains about 1 and a half hours outside of Fresno, California. Last summer around the time of the sigh...

July 2006

Fresno County California (Class B) BFRO

Camper hears nightime vocalizations near Florence Lake

Camped at Jackass Meadow just below Florence Lake. I was tired from a long day of fishing and driving to Lake Edison, so I ate and fished a little more and retired for the evening. It was a full moon ...

July 2005

Fresno County California (Class A) BFRO

Hunter has daytime sighting near Huntington Lake

I was hunting at sample meadow above Huntington lake, I had just walked through a marshy area and had gotten into some dense pine trees when I spooked two deer up and I got a glimpse of them as they r...

October 2001

Fresno County California (Class B) BFRO

Hikers find footprints and hair near Huntington Lake

There were three of us hiking through the rock creek area of the Ansel Adams Wilderness. Michael discovered the tracks and brought them to our attention. The tracks were heading in a northern directio...

September 2001

Fresno County California (Class B) BFRO

Cousins have late night experience with strange screams near Huntington Lake

My 15 year old cousin and I were walking in a medow below the ranch cook house. It was late october and the other ranch hands had left for the season, leaving my cousin and I to close up the ranch for...

October 1999

Fresno County California (Class B) BFRO

Campers hear strange late night sounds near Florence Lake

My friend Greg and I had been fishing the San Juaquin river just below Florence Lake until about 6:30 or 7:00 pm. As we live in Clovis Ca. appoximately 70 miles away, we had decided we would just camp...

July 1998

Fresno County California (Class A) BFRO

Two 4-wheelers have night sighting above Huntington Lake

I was sitting here listening to you on coast to coast and thought I'd tell you about an insident that happened in dec of 97. the location was in the sierra navada mountains about ten miles above hunti...

December 1997

Fresno County California (Class A) BFRO

Two fisherman have daytime sighting above Huntington Lake

gentlemen, here is my account of what i remember. fresno, ca. 1995. mono creek camp ground. about 12 or 14 miles above lake huntington. in the sierras. myself, my fishing pardner, and another gentlema...

October 1995

Fresno County California (Class B) BFRO

Witness heard a large animal moving in the forest

Several friends and I were riding our mtbs on the swamp route. There was about a 3-5 minute gap between each of us. As i ascended the trail I heard a large animal moving in the forest about 20 yards o...

September 1995

Fresno County California (Class C) BFRO

Howling followed by speech-like vocalization heard

In the distance a loud "howl" like sound was heard. At first we thought maybe a bear had been hit by a car. Each "howl" lasted approx. 15 seconds. After the 3rd or 4th time another sound began echoing...

February 1995

Fresno County California (Class A) BFRO

Three young adults encounter large aggressive biped while fishing the San Joaquin River

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...

June 1991

Fresno County California (Class B) BFRO

Three teenagers hear vocalizations at dusk, while fishing in Doris Lake in John Muir Wilderness

My story of Bigfoot was not visual but rather we heard a scream in the deep forest that we could not explain. The location was in the area of Mono Hot Springs, in the Sierra Nevada's in California...

August 1984

Fresno County California (Class B) BFRO

Teenager hears unusual daytime vocalization near Courtright Reservoir

In late August of 1981 I heard a distinct distant wailing animal call similar in character to some of the recordings posted on the BFRO website. I was backpacking with two other people in California's...

August 1981

Fresno County California (Class B) BFRO

Two campers find a 17 inch footprint near their camp

The late Vanwedigen and I were going fishing along the river over the Labor Day weekend. While back packing in along the forestry trail leading down to the river, we missed a trail marker and wound up...

September 1973

Fresno County California (Class A) BFRO

Sighting by a Backpacker Near Bullfrog Lake

I was about 100 yards from our camp when I spotted what I thought was a cub bear looking around the camp. This was in broad daylight, around 3 in the afternoon. What really caught my attention was ...

July 1968