NFR Bigfoot

Discussion in 'Fly Fishing Forum' started by Joe Goodfellow, Apr 12, 2012.

  1. UptheCreek

    UptheCreek Member

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    Never saw one while fishing...mainly due to the fact that it doesn't exist.
     
  2. dryflylarry

    dryflylarry "Chasing Riseforms"

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    I like to believe, but... I had an experience fishing up at a hike-in lake called Jupiter Lake #2 in the Olympics off Mt. Jupiter about 32 years ago now (8 miles one way). Unfortunately I didn't look directly at it while fishing because some guys had been camping on that side of the lake, but had left 3 hours previous. It walked across the camp in very few large strides and disappeared into the trees. After it disappeared, I thought, what the hell was that? I wish to this day I would have looked directly at it and, I also had my camera on me. All I can say is, my friend and I didn't sleep ALL night. We went over to look for tracks, but it was on a huge rock outcrop area covered with moss, so we found nothing. After this thing had disappeared from the corner of my eye, I thought, wholly crap, that thing was taller than any human that had been there earlier, long arms, and a big stride before disappearing. I still like to believe. It's not exactly easy telling this story since people grin at you kinda funny. All I can say is, I haven't ever forgotten about this. Keep grinning!
     
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  3. Jim Wallace

    Jim Wallace Smells like low tide.

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    "8 miles one way"
    "Saw" what looked like it might have been a "Sasquatch."
    Couldn't find any tracks.
    No mention of how good the fishing was.

    Conclusion: Freaking awesome place! Hey Larry! Please PM me the directions to that lake!

    However, granting the possibility of your having seen a real live Sasquatch, I'd say it was cruising the recently vacated campsite to check for any PBJ's left behind.
     
  4. dryflylarry

    dryflylarry "Chasing Riseforms"

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    Jim- I believe it was looking for left over PBJ's! Ha! Fishing was .... well..great at the time.
     
  5. Olive bugger

    Olive bugger Active Member

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    Oh ye of little faith. Have you not seen the pictures on TV. How could it get on TV if it didn't exist?
     
  6. Lex Story

    Lex Story Angler, Gastronomist, Artist, Jarhead, Geek

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  7. Jim Wallace

    Jim Wallace Smells like low tide.

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    TV? What's that? Some other kind of monster? Oh yeah, I remember...the Trojan that was sneaked into your living room by the advertisers. The same sneaky bastages who wake up every morning just amazed that consumers actually purchase these brain-washing devices and install them in their own homes themselves, and then subject themselves to the insidious machinations of the pale hypnotic spell.
     
  8. Travis Bille

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    Stumbled across these on the San Juan River in NM this August.

    I also saw one near Grants Pass in 2005. I was camping and my friends and I had rocks thrown at us several times during the night. Woke up in the morning and walked down a trail behind our camp and saw one stand up about 50 feet away and walk uphill. I had my friend stand where I saw it, and in comparison it was about 9 feet tall. There was a trail of footprints with a huge stride that I couldn't come close to matching, walking up a very steep hill. Definitely wasn't a bear or a person in a suit.
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    Saw one last Saturday while fishing on a coastal river. It was standing on a debris jam of logs across the river and appeared to be watching me fish. It didn't move for a very long time. It was kinda' splotchy looking, like it was shedding its winter coat. Musta' been close to 7' tall.

    I looked upriver when a raft with 3 fishermen drifted down. I was keeping an eye on them out of concern of being low-holed, and when I looked back at the debris jam, the Sasquatch was gone.

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  10. Joe Goodfellow

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    I was fly fishing by Kachess Lake in WA. I was all alone. I was setting up my camp I got bored and started singing softly. A short time later I started smelling what smelled like dirty cat letter. I thought that was really odd after a while I just ignored it. Then I started breaking the big branches to make my fire. After breaking the really big branches I heard a loud very loud knock. I thought that was odd because I was the only one around I was high up. So I thought maybe that was a bear coming down a tree or something. So after that I did some screams to try to scare it away. So I started my fire I had some meat out by the fire. After a while I started hearing whistles I was like what the heck I never heard a bird like that. Mind you I’m in the mountains a lot so when that happened I started to be on my guard. I also lived in Yosemite for 9 months. After cooking one pork chop I had one still laying on the rock beside me. I started hearing rustling in the trees behind me so I grabbed my bear spray. I went to go check it out and didn’t see a bear. So I went back to camp didn’t think about anymore. After I was done with my dinner a big rock came crashing by almost hitting my car. I thought it was just a rock falling from a cliff. Then I started thinking about it there’s no cliffs by me what the heck! So I started screaming to scare it away. I did that for a minute or two then relaxed for a bit. Then another big rock was thrown so I got really pissed off and started really yelling. Then I thought my mind is just playing tricks so I ignored it. Then maybe 20, 30 minutes later a really big rock was thrown. When that happened again I knew it wasn’t my mind playing games with me. So I was thinking is this really happening? A couple of minutes passed another rock thrown. So I started to yell again then I heard a really angry loud whoop sound like I never heard before. I could feel it inside me it was that loud like you were at a concert or something. I got really scared and drove away.
     
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  11. Jim Ficklin

    Jim Ficklin Genuine Montana Fossil

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    I've never seen one, but have a friend who claims he did; he has refused to return to that place back home in Montana for 40+ years; I did see my friend after his experience . . . he was genuinely scared. I also saw a post on this very forum however, that incuded a clear photo of a female Squatch in Forks as part of a "Husband Wanted" ad . . .
     
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  12. Old Man

    Old Man Just an Old Man

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    I suppose that you all believe in the Tooth Fairy and the Easter Bunny. And or maybe Santa Claus.
     
  13. Joe Goodfellow

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    Just because its not at your local zoo or some geek scientist hasnt seen it dosen't mean its not out there
     
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  14. Bad-Daddio

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    Strangest thing - I used to see one at damn near every Sonics (RIP) game I went to. Never scared me though - Turns out this individual was one of the more fun loving of their species. Always up to goofy shenanigans, playing around on a trampoline, shooting T-shirts from an air cannon, stuff like that.
     
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  15. bennysbuddy

    bennysbuddy the sultan of swing

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    I was plunking up on the skagit with a couple of local fellas onetime years ago and saw a yeti swim across the river later after drinking some more of this localy made apple cider I saw a sled go by with two Pink Elephants water sking behind it. I sure hope They never cut down that apple tree that has them special apples they make that cider from !!!!