Franklin County, Virginia

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Franklin County Virginia (Class B) BFRO

October 2012

I am an avid runner. I run close to 50 miles a week every week. I often run the exact same route. When I trail run I have been followed by deer and other wildlife that comes up from time to time. However, today was different. First I was not on a trail but on a country road near my house. I crossed a main road and was headed out to my turn around point. There is a thick wooded area on the right hand of the road. I heard something in the woods and thought maybe it was a deer or a dog. I kept running but the noise kept happening. It was like someone was in the woods just out of sight running in the leaves as I was running on the road. I would slow down and it would slow down. I would speed up and it would speed up. When I passed a house the noise would stop for a few yards and then pick back up again in the wooded areas. I am an avid hunter. This really sounded like a person or something like a person running along in the woods as I ran the road. Thing is the wooded side of the road is v...

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Franklin County Virginia (Class B) BFRO

Husband and wife hear loud scream from inside their home in the town of Rocky Mount

It was late July 2007 and my wife and I had brought our newborn baby daughter home just a few days earlier. It was about 1 AM and I was in the living room of my house watching television after pulling...

July 2007

Franklin County Virginia (Class A) BFRO

Hunter has daylight encounter near Gills Creek

I was ridding my atv on the family farm going down an old washed out road which you can't drive fast on. As I started down the road looking down at the road then looking up down the road something cau...

December 2004

Franklin County Virginia (Class B) BFRO

Possible pre-dawn vocalization heard by hunter near Ferrum

I have grown up in the outdoors and been hunting and fishing my entire life. From a childhood spent in North Georgia to stints in West Virginia and now (for the past 16 years) in Virginia, I have spen...

November 2003

Carbon County Wyoming (Class B) BFRO

Morning visitor seen at an Elk Hunting Camp in the Medicine Bow National Forest

My husband, parents and I had set up a camp in the Medicine Bow National Forest. Our camp consisted of a fire ring, cooking table, large tent and 3 vehicles. My parents slept in the tent and we slept ...

September 2008

British Columbia Canada (Class B) BFRO

Shuswap: Possible tracks in snow ; Possible sighting by child years later

I actually have two incidents to relate to you. Both occurred at Shuswap Lake, British Columbia, although several years apart. The first happened when I was 20 or 21 years old, (in 1974 or 1975). I...

December 1974

Dougherty County Georgia (Class B) BFRO

Man remembers a late night "camp-circling" along with several other young Marines outside of Albany

Sometime in the summer of 1977, (it was a long time ago and I do not remember the month or date), We were camped in the woods by a creek outside of Albany Ga. at a place we called "Skeeter Beach". I w...

January 1977

Lee County Florida (Class B) BFRO

Possible vocalization east of Ft.Myers

I was helping my mother-inlaw with the begining stages of preparing her 8 acre property so that she could build a house on it. The area is mostly covered in Oak trees, Cabbage Palms, Scrub Oaks, Mullb...

January 2004

Ferry County Washington (Class A) BFRO

Homeowner recalls early morning sighting near Malo

My sighting was back in 1993 we lived in Ferry county Malo Washington state. 2.5 miles up rural area road Empire Creek my driveway turned to the left and you would cross over Empire Creek we lived in ...

October 1993

Allegany County New York (Class A) BFRO

Witness has two encounters with an animal near Genesee River

It was about 7 years ago in a town called Wellsville, New York, in Allegany county. I was around 12 years old, as was my cousin who was with me. It was in the middle of winter, I want to say late Janu...

February 1998

Klamath County Oregon (Class B) BFRO

Footsteps heard outside of camper trailer near Bear Valley National Bald Eagle Refuge

My brother and I were spending the night in our grandparents' camp trailer, which sat about 20 yards away from our parents' house. We were staying there because our other set of grandparents were borr...

October 1980

Orange County Florida (Class A) BFRO

Private contractor spots a tall tree-peeker during a meeting outside Orlando

This occurred southeast of Orlando. I was attending an on-site meeting for a new construction project in a very remote and undeveloped area southeast of Orlando. During the meeting, I kept noticing mo...

September 2011