A few friends in north Alabama are exploring a dirt road and trying to catch fish in a small pond at night. When they were ready to leave, a Bigfoot leaps off an adjacent ledge and lands in the bed of the pickup.
I recently received the following information:
"Lon, I'm getting some real good howls between midnight and 3 am (in north Alabama). I have insomnia from a torn tendon in my shoulder that makes it harder to sleep. Sometimes they are close enough to get the hounds in the area to bark. Like when they're on a hot trail, only they're either tied or fenced in cause they stay put. I have a trail cam and hope I get some good pics to share. If so you'll be first to get a look.
I was out riding in my old truck one night and thought I'd see what some friends were up to. They were looking under the hood of their car. I asked if they needed a ride or anything. They said they had it under control, so I was about to leave when I spotted a dirt road I hadn't seen before. I guess I was always in a hurry. It went to a strip pit and an old coal shaker. I asked my friends if they wanted to check it out. They did.
So we rode down and there were ponds where the pits were. We decided to see if we could catch a mess of fish, so I backed the truck up to the wall of a cliff and they parked close to the water. It was about 8:30 pm when we got there and by 10 pm we hadn't caught anything worth keeping. I told them I was leaving, but they asked me to wait to make sure the car started. As I sat in my truck waiting to hear the car start something huge jumped off the cliff and landed in my truck bed and leaped back out. My window was down and I heard the heavy stomps and it was gone. 3 large strides and this thing had covered close to 25 yards to disappear in the pines.
At first I thought deer, maybe, but they don't travel on 2 legs. I asked my friends if they saw what happened but they were white as ghost and found it hard to speak at first without stuttering a little. One finally said, 'It was huge and covered in dark hair.' The other whispered, 'Bigfoot.' I thought they were trying to pull a trick on me and was about to get mad. But at the same time 3 rocks hit the ground behind the car and splashed in the pond, then a loud scream came from the pines. We left so fast we almost hit each other's vehicle.
When we got to town we talked about what we saw and heard. When one of them was showing another of our friends what happened he found a footprint with blood smeared in the center of the truck bed. We never told anyone else cause we knew nobody would believe us. Until now I've kept sightings to myself. Since 25 years ago you were crazy and mocked for these stories. Now today Bigfoot and UFOs are being seen and talked about by those who laughed at your stories. All you can say is, 'Now, do you believe what I told you when we were young?'" DB
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