I attended the third annual Bigfoot conference in Munising , Michigan this past weekend 8/11/2018, held at the local Moose lodge. There were two very good speakers there, as well as a local town hall meeting with some very good stories told. All in all it was a good event.
But I had the pleasure of getting reacquainted with an old friend that lives in the area. She personally has had three different Bigfoot encounters over the years. One of her encounters ended up on a ” Finding Bigfoot” episode.As I was talking to her and catching up on old times, she asked me if I would be interested in going out that night. I said I sure would, and where would you like to take me? She mentioned some activity pretty much in the city limits. She proceeded to tell me that her son, and his girl friend were camped out in this particular area this past July. The first few evenings out there they had heard some grunts, and growls nearby, but they did not think much of it. After another week or so they were in their tent when all of a sudden SOMETHING, was uprooting trees and hurling them around their general area. Her son proceeded to call his mom, my friend, and tell her about this, at which time the girl friend gets on the phone screaming from fright. My friend proceeded to walk the few blocks from her apartment to meet these two kids. Just as she was getting there she could hear the trees being strewn about the area. My friend was surprised that none of the people living in that area was not shocked by all the commotion. But my friend did hear the trees being uprooted and thrown about.
SO that was where we were headed that night. There was four of us all together, and my one friend had his FLIR out ready to pick up any heat signatures, and we all had low level flash lights. We got onto this area around 10:15Pm, and we were planning to sit until only about 12:30Am.This area has a lot of forest are, with high hills to the west of us even though we were technically within the city limits. So as we sat silently in the dark with nothing but the FLIR scanning the area for anything to move. I want to say it was around 11:30Pm when we heard a very loud crash directly in front of us. We were all on instant alert. My friend had his FLIR pointed in that direction but he did not pick up anything. My friend from Munising just said for all of to remain calm. I know that she was trying to communicate with whatever was out there that we were not there to do any harm. But after that moment we did not hear anything else of significance.
So about 12:30am we packed our stuff up and headed out, but to say the lease it was a cool experience, and some what scary. I am not saying it was a Bigfoot for sure, but on the heels of what my friends son, and girlfriend experienced it was very interesting.