Itasca County Minnesota (Class B) BFRO

Strange incident while taking photos in the Lost Forty SNA

I need to speak to someone personally about my incident right away. I was walking alone through the Lost Forty scientific natural area near Dora Lake MN on this past Wednesday the 3rd of June 2015. Ar...

June 2015

St. Louis County Minnesota (Class B) BFRO

Hunter scouting locations has a possible encounter near Buhl

Went hunting south of Buhl about a half mile from the cemetery. In the wildlife refuge I made my way to a large swamp. Seeing nothing I headed back and jumped onto old railroad tracks. I heard somethi...

October 2014

Beltrami County Minnesota (Class B) BFRO

Family experiences possible activity outside their home near Bemidji

No noise or odors, this dark figure turned and looked at my son who looked at it for 4 to 5 seconds and then ran back to his mother to tell her what had happened. He looked back after telling his moth...

July 2014

Beltrami County Minnesota (Class B) BFRO

Possible daytime sighting on a golf course in Northern MN

Doubt this rises to a level of super credible sighting, but thought I'd pass it along anyway. I work at a golf course in northern MN which abuts a large state park. The other early morning "somethi...

May 2014

Beltrami County Minnesota (Class B) BFRO

Biped sighted crossing road at night near Lake Bemidji

My 20 yr daughter was driving. I was in the passenger side..going south towards town on Irvine Ave. it was close to xmas..a yr and a half ago. was around 8pm. a huge..fast upright thing ran in view of...

December 2013

St. Louis County Minnesota (Class B) BFRO

Possible encounter makes campers leave Lake Jeanette campground near Orr

Went camping at Lake Jeanette in the Superior National Forest in Minnesota. First night we were there we heard wood knocking. Knocked back and got three distinctive and separate responses. As we start...

June 2013

Roseau County Minnesota (Class B) BFRO

Possible daybreak sighting by a motorist in farm country north of Badger

I was driving on my way to school at 6:30am. I'd just left my house and was only about 2 miles from home. To my right was a large pig farm, and about a quarter mile ahead and on my left, was just a sm...

April 2013

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

Cook County Minnesota (Class B) BFRO

Canoers report a rock throw and possible grunts near Grand Marais

I had gone to the Boundary Waters canoe area in Minnesota August 18, 2013 with a friend. As we were canoeing the first day, it got dark. It was around ten pm and we were in the middle of a lake when w...

January 2013

St. Louis County Minnesota (Class A) BFRO

Daytime sighting by a hunter visiting his bait station near the town of Virginia

This incident occurred in early September 2012. Bear hunting season had just begun in Minnesota and I was running a few bait stations. It was maybe 07:20 in the morning when I left my house to go to m...

September 2012

Lake County Minnesota (Class B) BFRO

Possible encounters at a favorite backwoods spot near Isabella

My son and I were hauling our gear down to the canoe after spending the night camping. We passed each other at the top of the hill and a few seconds later I heard through the woods, maybe 125 yards aw...

September 2012

St. Louis County Minnesota (Class A) BFRO

Daylight sighting while scouting hunting locations near Skibo

I saw a large figure walking through the tree line. About 7-7.5 feet tall. I was about 20-22 yards away. It was a reddish brown color. I saw from mid shoulder to top of its head. The color was a reddi...

September 2012

St. Louis County Minnesota (Class B) BFRO

Trapper describes strange occurrences in an area deep in the Superior National Forest

Several trees broke off and hung in the crotches of other trees. The trees were NOT cut but broke off 4-6 feet off the ground....

August 2012

Cass County Minnesota (Class B) BFRO

US Forest Service employee unnerved by possible vocalizations near Lydick Lake

August 2011, while working for the US Forest Service I heard vocalizations in the Chippewa National Forest.These vocalizations are very similar to the central Michigan vocalizations. I was in a small ...

August 2011

St. Louis County Minnesota (Class B) BFRO

Unknown nighttime visitor at a campsite on Lake Jeannette

We were camping North of Orr MN at Lake Jeanette. Around four in the morning I heard heavy large foot steps coming toward our tent. It was definately on two feet I was wide awake and have no doubt abo...

August 2011

Carlton County Minnesota (Class A) BFRO

Daylight sighting by motorist at railroad crossing outside Cloquet

I am submitting this report on behalf of the witness. The witness is an elderly man who does not have access to a computer. I recorded my interview with him and am posting an excerpt from that intervi...

April 2010

Carlton County Minnesota (Class A) BFRO

Motorist describes a daylight sighting with other motorists outside Moose Lake

I (BFRO Investigator Andy P.) am submitting this report on behalf of the witness. The witness is an elderly woman who does not have access to a computer. I recorded my interview with her and am postin...

April 2010

St. Louis County Minnesota (Class B) BFRO

Possible brief sighting by a motorist outside Mountain Iron

While driving east on hwy 169 (approximately 3 miles out of Virginia, MN.), I saw, looking across 169 heading west to Hibbing, what appeared to be a large, silvery-gray creature in a clearing, just be...

October 2009

Itasca County Minnesota (Class A) BFRO

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

My wife and I were traveling south on Scenic Highway 7 north of Bovey, MN. It was a Sunday 2 weeks before Labor Day 2009. We had been swimming at our lakeshore property and my wife offered to drive ho...

August 2009

Itasca County Minnesota (Class B) BFRO

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

My friend and I were sitting on my porch smoking a cigarette and talking about the recent drama going on in our lives. Straight in front of us about 60 yards was an iron ore hill, the top of it was cl...

July 2009

Clay County Minnesota (Class A) BFRO

Mother and son observe creature standing in road Northwest of Ulen

Back in January of 2007 we found some foot prints that were not identifiabl. They seemed to look almost human like and were quite large. It seemed that about every two weeks there were new sets of pri...

March 2009

Cass County Minnesota (Class B) BFRO

Local people record strange primate vocalizations in remote woods north of Nimrod (w/ recordings)

Three nights ago some friends and i were out and about at a spot where we usually search for these creatures. and at least fifty percent of the time we can get audible results. But on this night it wa...

August 2008

Hubbard County Minnesota (Class B) BFRO

Witness hears loud screams and foot steps while camping near Laporte

We went on an all girls camping trip June 20 - 22 of 2008. We were up having a fire, making smores and having a few drinks. There was a total of 6 girls on the trip. Everything was fine until we went ...

June 2008

Pine County Minnesota (Class B) BFRO

Possible vocalizations south of Sturgeon Lake

Last night, about 3:00 am I was awakened by a loud screaming sound from outside my house, all the windows were closed yet the sound was so loud that it woke me up. I went to the front door and opened ...

June 2007

Cook County Minnesota (Class B) BFRO

Snowmobilers find several sets of large tracks on the Gun Flint Trail (w/photos)

march 9 2007, Me a freind and his Dad were snowmobiling in the boundry waters area of minnesota. when I came across prints in the snow that I could not explain. We drove our snowmobiles through 2 por...

March 2007