Viewing Report

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Describe what you were doing at time of sighting
This particular siting occured in mid-Summer of 1975. We were 14 and 15 years old at the time. Mynfriends and I often camped out during the Summer months, usually in open fields or down along thenOlentangy River. We've heard many stories of Bigfoot sitings over the years, with increased regularity.nWe decided on this evening to camp close to the river and do a little midnight exploring and see whatnkind of trouble we could get into. Nothing serious, just some fishing, sneaking out onto the golf course nearby, innocent fun. Since it was a warm evening, we dicided to wade through the river as we explored.nWhat we encountered frightened us all.
Describe what you heard / found / saw
At first, we only heard noises of twigs breaking and the rustling of the underbrush on the opposite sidenof the river. Then, as we approached a clearing, we all saw something huge standing next to the trees. Itnmust have stood 7-8 feet tall. It was completely covered in reddish brown hair, and it stood up like anman. We kept moving, and as we moved further down the river, this
Describe the time of year and the environment
It was a clear night, the moon was out, and when we got to the apartment complex there was somenoutdoor lighting. This area was heavily wooded in the mid 1970s.
Have there been any other reports ro talk in your area
There were reports of odd noises down there for many years, and maybe another year after we had ournsighting. One of my friends lived in a farm down that way; his dad sometimes worked a shift thatnbrought him home very early in the morning. He said on more than one occasion he would pull in andnsee something large and not a person stalking around their barn and he would wait in the car until itnwalked into the woods.
Additional comments
After we went back to retrieve our camping gear (during the day), we went back to the river and foundnlarge tracks. They must have been at least 11-12 inches long.
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