Report # 64111 (Class A)
Submitted by witness on Wednesday, February 19, 2020.
Couple observes a Bigfoot in daylight while driving on highway near Pinehurst
COUNTY: Jackson County
NEAREST TOWN: Pinehurst
NEAREST ROAD: Hwy 66. Green Springs Highway
OBSERVED: This happened in early to mid October 2011 when my wife and I were driving west towards mile marker 26 on Hwy 66 in southern Oregon to go hunting.
To the best of my recollection this is what happened: It was between mile marker 26-27. My wife were cruising along at 45-55 miles an hour. While heading to a hunting location we will still be looking for deer but going at a faster speed till we get to our next dirt road. I call this speed hunting. We were driving a stretch of this highway and it was just before mile marker 26, on the east side. It was kind of straight with a small bump or hill in the road in the near distance. I was driving and on my left was an area next to the road that was slightly treed but easy to see through. We could see about a 100 yards straight back off the road before it became more heavily treed.
Coming up fast on our left was where the trees got thick again and this semi clearing was going to end. So I would call this an L shaped tree line. Running to our left, away from the road and us we saw something moving very fast. My observation of what I saw was a 7-8 foot tall, hairy creature running almost full throttle. Since I was the one driving I couldn’t give my 100 % full attention to this thing running. The things that I did notice were it was very hairy, ran on 2 legs and had long arms. To be more specific, the hair was black and flowing from head to waist. Black hair from head to torso then a reddish cinnamon hair color from torso to waist. I can’t remember from the waist down for some reason. I think it happened too fast and I was a little caught off guard.
It was sprinting but for some reason I didn’t feel it was full speed. I’m pretty sure it was running because we caught it off guard and spooked it. What I did notice was it looked like a lot of the Bigfoot that I have seen on TV shows. So after we passed it I looked at my wife and I asked her “did you see that?” She said yes. We both agreed we just saw a Bigfoot but yet part of us just wanted to say no we didn’t! We talked a little about it and kind of dismissed it having second guessing ourselves.
So the next year it was hunting time again and we found ourselves going down Hwy 66 again. We started looking for the same spot we had our encounter. Both of us had really never talked about this the past year. So I brought it up again to my wife and I described what I saw the previous year. Strangely enough our remembrance of what we both saw was pretty close.
We’ve been hunting for years and have seen a lot of animals out in the wild. We have seen Antelope, Elk, Deer, Bear, Bison, Bobcats, Emu, Turkeys and other creatures. We know for a fact it was not anything we had ever seen before. This thing stayed on 2 legs and never went down on all fours. My wife and I are not attention seekers and have nothing to gain from this. We enjoy just keeping a low profile in life but we felt we should say something about what we saw. I figure no one in there right mind would put on a Sasquatch suit during hunting season to get attention. Thank you for reading this.
ALSO NOTICED: Just that he was very fast running up along side of us and his long arm and leg hairs flowing as he was running. He was keeping up with us running until he veered off.
OTHER WITNESSES: My wife and I saw Bigfoot at the same time from within our truck.
OTHER STORIES: No
TIME AND CONDITIONS: This about 11:00am-12:00pm on a nice sunny day.
ENVIRONMENT: Flat ground, Sparse trees with a bush line to the side and back of these trees. Very clear when looking through the trees.
Follow-up investigation report by BFRO Investigator Kevin Llewellyn:
I talked to both the husband and wife by phone.
The husband and wife were told by their son-in-law to go hunt this area as he had bagged a big buck one week before in the vicinity. The husband saw the figure first standing next to a tree and he slowed down. The Bigfoot ran toward their vehicle, came as close as the other side of the highway, then ran away making an arc of about 125 yards. They saw it for about thirty seconds. When it was closest, it was looking directly at the wife and she saw the most details.
The midday sun was shining on it. She saw; red-brown eyes, closed mouth, square yet rounded head, hair as long as eighteen inches except on face and legs, high cheek bones, brow ridge above eyes, flat chin. Shoulders three or more feet wide with a smooth taper to the waist. Long arms, and every part of it was huge including knees, elbows, forearms, but everything in proportion. She did not see breasts. Both agreed its height was eight feet or more.
She saw the bottom of huge feet come out of the grass as it ran away. They were bald and brown with a tint of purple on the bottom. As it ran, the hands were in fists with the thumbs up but bent back. Both agreed it ran smoothly and fast but could have ran faster. They could see muscles ripple in the hair as it was running, so it was not someone in a ghillie suit.
It ran in the direction of the dirt road they were to turn onto and the wife told the husband not to go there. They did not think to look for tracks. The husband said if there is ever a next time, he would stop so he could see more detail. But the wife got the feeling it wanted them gone, that it was the aggressor. They have not returned to that area to hunt. She has since been nervous to camp except in a camper RV.
The witnesses did not sketch, but found two sketches that are very similar to what they saw with the following changes. On the body sketch, there should be more hair overall that is much longer. On the face sketch, there should be less hair on the face but more hair that is longer on the head. They said if those changes were made to the sketches, and combine them, that is what they saw.