Itasca County, Minnesota

Near Bovey

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Itasca County Minnesota (Class A) BFRO

mid 1950's

My mother told me this story a few years ago. The incident happened when she was a young in the woods surrounding her child hood home. She said she was picking blue berries one day. It was near dark and she was by herself. She wasn't far from home but she was on the edge of a very large forest and swamp. She said she got a funny feeling, like someone was watching her. She looked up from her blue berry pail and noticed someone crouched in the blue berry patch a little ways away staring directly at her. Then it ducked quietly below a line of brush and berries At first she tought it was one of her brothers or possibly her father who had come to bring home. She took a few steps toward the place where she had last noticed the person. At that point the "whatever-it-was" bolted unseen into some nearby brush. She saw alot of brush move when it bolted and she was sure at that point it wasn't a person. It simply moved to mush brush to be a person. Thinking it was a bear enjoying th...

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Itasca County Minnesota (Class B) BFRO

Cabin owner discovers possible footprint trail across lake and onto property near Bigfork

Tracks in the snow,7 feet apart 16 inches long and 8 inches wide. Have several pictures approximately half a mile of tracks....

March 2013

Itasca County Minnesota (Class A) BFRO

Husband and wife experience an up-close daylight sighting on Hwy. 7 north of Bovey

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August 2009

Itasca County Minnesota (Class B) BFRO

Woman and friend watch a tall animal walk oddly across a mine hill in Calumet

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July 2009

Itasca County Minnesota (Class B) BFRO

Possible nighttime sighting by motorist near Ball Club

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June 2006

Keokuk County Iowa (Class B) BFRO

Possible early morning sighting and strange occurrences at a residence near Ollie

On June 16 2010 I was with my friend and I heard the dogs barking very loudly. I went to the living room window and looked out and the dogs were taking off up the driveway which runs west. I saw what ...

June 2010

Bedford County Virginia (Class A) BFRO

Motorist observes an adult Bigfoot with a baby cross the road at night North of Bedford

On September 9, 2015, I was driving down 43 (W) outside of Bedford, Virginia at 11:38PM when I saw to the right side of the road, walking away from the road, a Bigfoot with child. It was next to the m...

September 2015

Valley County Idaho (Class B) BFRO

Fish & Game employee recalls following possible tracks while hiking near Little Payette Lake

In November of 1979 my wife and I drove out to Little Lake just east of McCall. The lake is very low this time of year and I went for a walk on the mud flat following the stream that feeds the lake. I...

November 1979

Franklin County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

Youth has sighting along abandoned railroad line on edge of West Frankfort

It was summer, late 70's, I was about 12. I lived a block West from railroad tracks, which ran North/South, and about 1/2 mile North of my home was the edge of a wooded bottomland which is referred to...

August 1979

Park County Wyoming (Class B) BFRO

Driver sees bipedal creature in headlights near Yellowstone hot spot

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July 2000

Mendocino County California (Class A) BFRO

Man Has Face to Face Encounter Outside of Willits

On my way north on Highway 101 about 11 miles north of Willits I observed a very large creature jump up onto the roadway and bound across three lanes , while slowing my car down to approx. 20 mph, whe...

July 2008

Manitoba Canada (Class A) BFRO

Two sightings by Cree man north of The Pas

I was out moose hunting in September of 2002 north of The Pas,Manitoba approximately 15 miles away and well off the main highway 10 heading north west. I was in my tree stand that i had built in the m...

September 2002

Benton County Oregon (Class B) BFRO

Hikers hear growl, wood knocking, have rock thrown at them

While on a hike during this nice sunny day, I heard a low grumbling sound. My husband was leading me along the trail and he did not hear this sound. I stopped him and described the sound to him as a s...

March 2005