Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Bigfoot Encounter Shocks Driver Near Big Lake, Arizona


An Arizona resident encounters a Bigfoot while driving home from the Big Lake Recreation Area. He is startled by the size of this creature, questioning if what he observed was real.

I received a telephone call today from the witness 'AB' who had an encounter with a large Bigfoot the night before.

On July 14, 2020 at approximately 11:30 pm local time, AB was traveling in his off-road Jeep with his full high beams on. He was driving along Forest Road 249 from the Big Lake Recreation Area (Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests) toward his home in Springerville in east central Arizona. This area has ponderosa pines, smaller evergreens and spindly aspens that dominate the roadside as you wind your way into the forest. He was driving at a moderate speed since you always had to be on the lookout for elk running onto the road. He had spent the day with several of his friends at Big Lake, but did not indulge in drink since he knew he had to drive back home that night.

AB is a military veteran with several tours of duty. He has been in the outdoors all his life and knew this area well. At least, that is what he thought.

He was driving towards home, just a few miles out of Big Lake. He had his drivers side window wide open and was playing music fairly loud. Suddenly, a large bipedal creature steps out onto the roadway and stops about 100 feet or so, facing AB. The lights of the Jeep fully illuminate the creature, as AB can hardly believe his eyes. The biped was 7 1/2-8 foot in height, very broad and muscular with dark brown hair covering the entire body. The hair was quite long from the head and draped over the face. It stood there for about 10 seconds or so, then quickly took off towards the aspen trees that lined the road. AB was amazed at the speed of this creature, which he estimates was anywhere from 400-450 lbs.

AB didn't want anything to do with this creature and hit the gas. By then he noticed a pungent odor which he described as a mix of sulphur, skunk and deep musk. The music was now off, and he heard a high pitched wailing that seemed to get louder. He was afraid that the creature was heading back in his direction. He accelerated and continued towards home.

AB called me this morning after spending the remainder of the previous night wondering what he had seen. He was very nervous and questioned me about the possibility of a Bigfoot in his area. I assured him that he was in an area that has a history of Bigfoot encounters. Now he wonders if he should ever go into the wilderness again. He was totally terrified by the beast.

NOTE: I believe AB had interfered with the Bigfoot while it was hunting. This area is loaded with game. BTW, this is the general area where Travis Walton had his UFO close encounter and abduction. Lon


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