La Salle County, Illinois

Near Seneca

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La Salle County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

July 1983

The following phone interview was conducted by Stan Courtney on the 13th of June, 2005. The witness does not have a computer or internet access so the information was entered with his permission. The first names of the two witnesses have been changed. John: A friend said he wanted to go camping. He had a black powder .45 and I had a single shot .22 with me and we walked out into the woods, which was quite a distance that we walked to get back to where we were at. My wife dropped us off so that nobody would know that we were there and we hiked all the way back. We took machetes with us and we cleared out an area, and a good little area, I would say 10' by 10' area, you know, that we cleared out, so we made quite a bit of noise, is what I'm trying to say. Anything out there is going to be gone [due to] the scent of a man first of all and all that noise that we made. Then we gathered firewood, but we were a distance out that no one else would be around. I do mean quite a distance out,...

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La Salle County Illinois (Class B) BFRO

Bow hunter sees an animal resembling a gorilla near Marseilles

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November 2012

La Salle County Illinois (Class B) BFRO

Possible activity experienced by a family near Utica

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October 2012

La Salle County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

Second nighttime sighting by motorcyclist north of Marseilles

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October 2011

La Salle County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

Late night encounter by a motorcyclist outside of Marseilles

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July 2011

Medina County Ohio (Class B) BFRO

Woman is startled after seeing a face with yellow eyes peering into her kitchen window near Valley City

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June 2013

Monterey County California (Class A) BFRO

Daytime sightings by Forest Service employee near Arroyo Seco

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April 1995

Pitkin County Colorado (Class A) BFRO

Daytime sighting by hiker, off West Sopris Creek Road

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February 2001

Baraga County Michigan (Class A) BFRO

Teenager views runner covered in hair near Michigamme

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July 1971

Kane County Illinois (Class B) BFRO

Possible footprints found near Algonquin

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February 2011

Cass County Minnesota (Class B) BFRO

Local people record strange primate vocalizations in remote woods north of Nimrod (w/ recordings)

Three nights ago some friends and i were out and about at a spot where we usually search for these creatures. and at least fifty percent of the time we can get audible results. But on this night it wa...

August 2008

Ontario Canada (Class A) BFRO

Morning daylight encounter with grouse hunter on Indian Island 45 km east of Fort Francis

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Belknap County New Hampshire (Class A) BFRO

Family sees Sasquatch at window several times near Gilford

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January 2008