Richland County Ohio (Class A) BFRO

Tracks and vocalizations lead to sighting by trappers in Bellville area

In mid August to early September 1998, G.G. and friend reported to me that during this 3 to 4 week time period they were setting animal traps for their fur trade hobby. During this period, usually dur...

September 1998

Richland County Ohio (Class B) BFRO

Vocalizations heard near Clearfork Reservoir

One day my brother and I were working on our grandfather's property, when we stopped to hear a peculiar sound. It was a loud, distant-sounding groan. It is very similar to Matt Moneymaker's sounds on ...

January 1996

Richland County Ohio (Class A) BFRO

A Teenager and His Dog Encounter an Ape-like Creature While Retrieving Their Trap Lines

I was fifteen or sixteen at the time, 1958, and running a trapline on a creek west and south of Adario, Ohio. It was my third or fourth year of trapping. My dog, Smokey, always went with me and usuall...

November 1958