St. Clair County, Illinois

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St. Clair County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

June 1996

My sister recalled a day sighting roughly 5 pm across from our home, in the strip mines. This was roughly 20 years ago. She was riding a small motorcycle down a rock road, she came over the hill to look at the mine lake. What she thought was a man was squatted sifting water with his hands. When it heard the motorcycle it turned and took off very quickly and uncharacteristically fast towards her. She turned and left as quickly as she could. She didn't notice the body but the face had a large amount of white hair with a rough expression, the movement was very quick and bounding. When she glanced back it was gone. My dad went over to see if he saw any signs of someone staying there and there was nothing. Come to find out there are many sightings in our area of something called the "silver creek freak".

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St. Clair County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

Woman recalls her night time sighting while fishing behind her home near Columbia

I'm 51 yrs old. My sighting happened twenty odd years ago but I need to tell someone about it. I've finally come to grips with it and now it's time just to tell someone...who won't think I'm a nut-cas...

November 1991

St. Clair County Illinois (Class B) BFRO

Possible footprints found east of Belleville near Illinois Route 4

I heard crashing in the woods I was walking through to get to a field I hunt Indian artifacts in.. and found tracks......

June 2015

St. Clair County Illinois (Class B) BFRO

Possible footprints found and cast east of Belleville near Illinois Route 4

I found tracks and video documented them as well as cast them....this is the second time finding tracks , first time was in June of 2015 then January 15 2016...no actual sighting but have heard unusua...

January 2016

Lewis County New York (Class A) BFRO

July 2000, Lewis County Group of Young Hikers see large Bipedal Creature

I was at camp and my cabin went for a hike. We came into a swamp-like area and heard some twigs snap and smelled this awful smell and saw something moving in the trees ahead.The creature was dark,hair...

July 2000

Christian County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

Motorist has daylight sighting southwest of Taylorville

My brother's wife said a very large hairy thing walked out of a ditch and across in front of her car one Sunday afternoon.This took place on Illinois Rt. 48 by the South Fork of the Sangamon River bri...

September 2008

Sangamon County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

Recollection of a daylight sighting as a youth in Riverton

Basically, it was the area of the Sangamon river bottoms between the old Rt 36 bridge and the Rt 54 bridge in Riverton. It must have been at least 15 years ago. I was riding my minibike through th...

September 1996

Montgomery County North Carolina (Class A) BFRO

Road crossing sighting on Hwy 109 near Mt. Gilead and Uwharrie National Forest

We were headed to Uwharrie National Forest in North Carolina for a day trip on 6/18/20 and was on Hwy 109N appx.1 to 1 1/2 miles north of Mt.Gilead. Were parallel to Railroad tracks on the right, wood...

June 2020

Fayette County Pennsylvania (Class A) BFRO

Motorist sees 8ft creature in road

IT HAPPENED NEAR MASONTOWN,PA IN 1999.I WAS COMING HOME ON THIS LONG ROAD THAT WAS DIRECTLY IN THE WOODS,TREES ALL AROUND.I STOPPED THE CAR BECAUSE I HAD TO URINATE.I GOT OUT OF MY CAR AND I SEEN SOME...

September 1999

Manitoba Canada (Class A) BFRO

Creature took amazing strides with arms swinging.

I was the driver of the vehicle and my cousin was the passenger. I was driving down highway #6 just nearing the bridge named "North Three Rivers Creek Bridge", when all of a sudden what I thought was ...

July 1998

Stewart County Georgia (Class A) BFRO

Two campers report seeing tall creature at Rood Park campground and boat landing by the Chattahoochee River, just south of Florence Marina

Initial report received as the associated media article linked below. Preliminary investigation by the BFRO: I talked to the reporter and called the BP Quick Stop and spoke with one of the wome...

August 2000

Madison County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

Two teens have daylight sighting near Alton

It happened like this. Myself and a friend were out on the edge of the woods. We had decided that we would build a blind for hunting squirrels. On the way in we spotted a dead tree. We both tried to p...

July 2004