Nicholas County, West Virginia

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Nicholas County West Virginia (Class A) BFRO

July 1987

It was back in 1987 in the summer. Myself and two friends went back to an old swimming hole to hang out for the day - Krofford Hole on the Gauley River to be exact. After a few hours of fishing and swimming we all were laying out on a big rock beside the water. During that time our dogs were playing around making alot of noise. After awhile I noticed it got really quiet. I sat up and started looking around. Across the river directly from us was a small clearing beside the water. A large 2 legged animal, dark brown in color, stood there like it was looking back at us. The dogs just stood there staring over at it not making a sound or a move. After about 2 minutes it turned and went up over the river bank. We could hear it moving up the hillside unti it was gone. The next day we went back to the other side where it was standing. I estimated by tree limbs over us it had to be at least 7 feet tall. I'll never forget the silence of the woods that day. Nor will I ever forget how it seemed to...

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Nicholas County West Virginia (Class A) BFRO

Bigfoot spotted by driver in Cranberry River region of Monongahela National Forest

I had just left the Cranberry River in the Monangahela National Forest where some family members were camping. I took a short cut through Cranberry Ridge that comes out in Camden on Gauley to get home...

June 2007

Nicholas County West Virginia (Class B) BFRO

Two hunters hear strange sounds similar to a woman screaming

In the early morning hours of December 1st, 1997, I was hunting with my son when I heard some weird sounds coming from a nearby gully. The sounds observed were similar to that of a woman screaming, fo...

December 1997

Nicholas County West Virginia (Class A) BFRO

Daytime observation through binoculars while hunting behind a home in Summersville

On Nov. 24th 2015 I was hunting deer during FIREARM season back on the hill behind my house...I am going "bonkers" for lack of a better word, trying to process what I saw that day. I was walking up an...

November 2015

Nicholas County West Virginia (Class A) BFRO

Squirrel hunter observed in the early morning by a tree peeker on Curtain Mountain

I live in Craigsville, West Virginia and I've heard stories about bigfoot but never believed them until one morning. I went squirrel hunting and saw one go up a tree. I grabbed a stick and started to ...

November 2015

Putnam County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

Man remembers his daytime sighting as a youth living south of Hennepin

In November 1986 I was on my bike (bmx). We just had snow, about one inch. I was riding it on the road. I looked down at the road and when I looked back up I saw something that I will never forget. It...

November 1986

Fairbanks County Alaska (Class A) BFRO

Witness observers 6 foot, shaggy, dark brown creature off Richardson Hwy

Something that I would not believe unless I saw it just stepped up about 30 feet in front of me stared at me kind of grunted and walked into the woods real quietly . I did have a rifle and a handgun o...

September 1964

Pierce County Washington (Class A) BFRO

Lake Tapps

With friend Scott Piveral, at about 7:30 AM on way to school, saw two white creatures that smelled like skunks, just standing at edge of woods on a hill, they then meanered back into woods. The creatu...

October 1975

Peoria County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

Memory told of daytime encounter near Farmdale Park

Bigfoot in Farmdale park E. Peoria Illinois. I was about 13 years old. I'm 72 now. Snow on the ground I was carrying a gun in the woods hunting for birds, rabbits anything just killing time. I...

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