La Salle County, Illinois

Near Marseilles

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La Salle County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

October 2011

Earlier this year I had a sighting near Marseilles, Report # 30003. Just this past week I had another sighting in the same area, just a bit further down the road. Again I was coming home from work on the motorcycle, it was about 2:30 a.m. I made my left turn onto Marseilles Blacktop off Route 71. Since my last sighting I take those curves much more slowly, and keep a good watch on the fields. I was coming around the second curve and I noticed a strange eye shine about 100ft ahead of me to my left (east side of the road). What caught my attention was the size, color, and height of the eyes. They were quite large, much larger than a deer, and yellow. There is a small hunting area on that side of the road that borders the corn. These eyes were right on the edge of the corn and the hunting field. This time I slowed down. As I got closer I could make out a large human like figure, about a foot taller than the corn. It began walking slowly away from the road and turned its...

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La Salle County Illinois (Class B) BFRO

Bow hunter sees an animal resembling a gorilla near Marseilles

I was bow hunting 20 ft up in a oak tree and could see 1/4 mile in most directions. It was in the bottomlands of the Illinois River in the country. I heard a noise about 40 yards from me in the thicke...

November 2012

La Salle County Illinois (Class B) BFRO

Possible activity experienced by a family near Utica

We were sitting around a campfire in our yard with our 3 dogs, when we heard coyotes howling-- nothing unusual. We see tracks and hear them frequently. The coyotes were howling and were then joined by...

October 2012

La Salle County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

Late night encounter by a motorcyclist outside of Marseilles

I work nights, and was riding my motorcycle home (Marseilles, IL) from work. At about 1 am I turned from Illinois Rt 71 south onto Marseilles road. Immediately after the turn there are 2 sharp curv...

July 2011

La Salle County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

Motorist has night-time sighting near bridge just south of Seneca

Now I work at night and I travel across the River Rd to Marseilles the next town to the west. The night of February 24th at or around 3 am while coming home, at the base of the new bridge to the so...

February 2011

Peoria County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

Memory told of daytime encounter near Farmdale Park

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January 1957

Forest County Wisconsin (Class A) BFRO

Sighting by young fisherman at dusk on Wabikon Lake

i was 15 at the time i vacationed at johnnies resort every summer w/ my family. we were there to fish and i had been the every summer since i was 5.it was about 8:00 pm and i was in my bot fishing clo...

July 1983

Vernon Parish Louisiana (Class A) BFRO

Five year old boy approached by a large, bi-pedal animal covered in dark hair

I was in the woods walking around and turning to the deeper recesses of the forest, I saw a rather tall figure coming toward me on two legs. It was hard to discern at first what it's appearance was bu...

January 1979

Summit County Ohio (Class A) BFRO

Man recalls early evening sighting near Brandywine Ski Resort

I WAS DRIVING ON RT 271 NORTH OVER BY BOSTON MILLS SKI RESORT WHEN I SPOTTED SOMETHING WALKING INTO THE WOODS IN AN UP RIGHT POSTION I NEW IT WASN'T A MAN OR BEAR IT WAS AT THE TOP OF THE HILL ON SOUT...

September 2005

Colfax County New Mexico (Class A) BFRO

Motorist has nighttime sighting below Raton Pass

I was driving at night on I-25 on raton pass. This happened last night. It was late and then I noticed something on the side of the road. I thought it was a bear or something. Then it took of and ran ...

January 2005

McCurtain County Oklahoma (Class A) BFRO

Sighting by logger, Recent incidents near a rural home.

I was told by phone by a relative that three large manlike, hairy creatures were observed on a persons porch and yard. The man got his SKS and has allegedly shot one. Two others came out of the nearby...

January 2000

Simpson County Kentucky (Class A) BFRO

Daylight sighting while riding a 4-wheeler near Franklin

Me and my boyfriend at the time were rideing his four wheeler in the creek. We had just got to a deep spot so he was trying to make sure he didnt drown it out i glanced to the left and thought i seen ...

August 2007

Ward County North Dakota (Class A) BFRO

Hunter describes described being stalked near Minot

While this incident occurred a long time ago, it may be ofsome use, as I have never heard of any such sighting in North Dakota. Whilecoming back from a hunting trip outside of Minot, North Dakota in a...

April 1962