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DATE: june 9
COUNTY: Lewis County
LOCATION DETAILS: winston creek road
NEAREST TOWN: mossy rock wash.
NEAREST ROAD: winston creek road
OBSERVED: 3 miles from mossy rock washington.we live in a wooded area on a hill there is a gully and a little river next to the house.it was about 4am thursday june 9 2010.I had awaken to the sound of what I thought was growling not loud but a few feet away from the open window we keep open and like someone hitting well what sounded like someone hitting a tree with a piece of wood with a 3 to 4 second pause between the sound.at first I thought someone was chopping wood.and we have a lot of cats and they were in protective mode growling as if something was threatening.it lasted about couple of more minutes then it stopped and got real quite.a few days ago i saw large areas of grass fields flattened wide open and around the drive way a large opening bigger than a deer in the grass.mind we do at times have coyotes and deer in the area but really this sound was made by a walking creature be it man or ??
ALSO NOTICED: ?
OTHER WITNESSES: no
OTHER STORIES: wolves howling..sometimes the neighbors down the hill dogs bark
TIME AND CONDITIONS: 4am dawn was about 5am.it was rainy and cold
ENVIRONMENT: forest,creek bottom
Follow-up investigation report by BFRO Investigator Scott Taylor:
I talked with this witness over the phone. I am familiar with his area. There have been quite a few other reports from not too far away. Report #24772, Report #25976 I had a class A sighting only three miles away from this location while bow hunting in December 2009. The Cowlitz River valley is one of the more active regions in Washington State.
It is not possible to say for sure that this witness heard noises made by sasquatches, but it is certainly possible and quite likely. Wood knocking is well known, and the time of day is when sasquatches are more active. Many other people have also reported the same deep, loud, reverberating growls from what has been attributed to sasquatches. The observation of the barn cats being so agitated and frightened is a further indication that something was nearby that was out of the ordinary. The wildlife was silent, which is often reported when sasquatches are in the area. He said that quite frequently, the dogs down the road will get all excited around 2:00-2:30AM. This witness reports the feeling of being watched. He is quite upset by the situation, often covering his windows.
There is a very large tract of woods to the east of this property. About 2 miles due east is a gravel pit in the middle of this wooded area. To the west, are small ranches and wooded patches. To the south is pretty much unbroken forest all the way to Mt. St. Helens.
About BFRO Investigator Scott Taylor:
Scott Taylor is an aerospace manager. He lives in Spanaway, Washington. He had his first bigfoot encounter in October 2005 where he smelled it, was followed and then heard vocalizations. He attended the 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013 BFRO Expeditions in the Washington Cascades, the 2007 BFRO Expedition in the central Oregon Cascades and the 2007 Utah Expedition in the Uintas and He attended the 2008 and 2009 Olympic Peninsula Expeditions and co-lead the 2013 Expedition.