Mason County, Washington

Near Shelton

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Mason County Washington (Class B) BFRO

May 2023

On Sunday May 28, 2023, at around 7am, myself, my husband, and my brother went for a nature walk near his parents' property. We found an old logging road near the south end of the island in the center. Manke Lumber owns pretty much the entire center of the island so its all-evergreen tree farmland. Half of this 89-acre parcel was clear cut in about 2015 so it is new growth shrubbery. The other half is old growth evergreen forest with some wetland mixed in. At the entrance of the logging road is an orange locked gate indicating it is a logging road. The public isn't welcome to drive through it but it is open to walk through. When we first parked, we noticed that at the entrance of the path is multiple shot gun shells scattered around the gravel. In the brush surrounding the gravel road was one discarded women's Nike shoe, a pair of broken glasses, and some empty energy drink cans along with bundles of twigs wrapped together with what appeared to be purple leather, but on clo...

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Mason County Washington (Class B) BFRO

Horse trainer hears frightening vocalizations near Shelton

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January 2014

Mason County Washington (Class B) BFRO

Possible daytime encounter by a family hiking near Lake Cushman

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November 2010

Mason County Washington (Class B) BFRO

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August 2008

Mason County Washington (Class B) BFRO

Campers at Lake Cushman hear possible vocalizations

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September 2010

Peoria County Illinois (Class A) BFRO

Memory told of daytime encounter near Farmdale Park

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Forest County Wisconsin (Class A) BFRO

Sighting by young fisherman at dusk on Wabikon Lake

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July 1983

Vernon Parish Louisiana (Class A) BFRO

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Summit County Ohio (Class A) BFRO

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September 2005

Colfax County New Mexico (Class A) BFRO

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January 2005

McCurtain County Oklahoma (Class A) BFRO

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January 2000

Simpson County Kentucky (Class A) BFRO

Daylight sighting while riding a 4-wheeler near Franklin

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August 2007

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