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DATE: August 2
STATE: New Jersey
COUNTY: Hunterdon County
NEAREST TOWN: Flemington
NEAREST ROAD: RT. 31
OBSERVED: There's not much to tell but last night a friend and I where fishing Round Valley Reservoir in North Jersey from 6pm till 3am. About midnight we heard a vocalization like nothing either of us had heard before. We are both avid outdoorsmen I have hunted all around the country and never heard anything like what I heard last night, except for the Bigfoot sounds on the BFRO website, it was not very long but I could still here it, it was loud and clear.
ALSO NOTICED: Just the vocalization
OTHER WITNESSES: Yes one
OTHER STORIES: Not really but i know there have been some other reports not too far from here, I think.
TIME AND CONDITIONS: Aroundt midnight, bright moon, clear sky and warm, no wind
ENVIRONMENT: Mountain ridge
Follow-up investigation report by BFRO Investigator Mike Aragona:
I spoke with the witness on the evening of September 4th. In my opinion this person did hear something and is not fabricating this story.
From what he described there could only be two animals that are capable of making this type of vocalization, a coyote or a sasquatch. There are no wolves in this area.
This person spends a lot of time outdoors and has traveled to different wilderness areas around the country, he knows the calls coyotes can make and he said this was not a coyote.
He estimated the call was less then a half mile away but in the distance, not very close. The howl was long and drawn out then stopped, then 15 to 20 mts. later the exact same howl was repeated. There were no further howls heard after that.
The witness said the howl sounded just like the Ohio Howl below.
Click here for the Ohio Howl Recording
About BFRO Investigator Mike Aragona:
Mike is a long time New Jersey resident. He attended the 2005 and 2006 New York Adirondacks Expeditions, the 2006 Ohio Expedition, the 2008 Maine Expedition, the 2008 Pennsylvania Expedition, the 2009 Pennsylvania and New York Expeditions and the 2010 New Jersey, North Carolina and Pennsylvania alumni expeditions.