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Report # 6520  (Class B)
Submitted by witness Sean Fries on Monday, June 23, 2003.
Hiker sees footprint near Willow Creek

YEAR: 2003

SEASON: Summer


DATE: 21

STATE: California

COUNTY: Humboldt County

LOCATION DETAILS: it was aprox 3/4 of a mile down stream from Louse camp from HWY 96 go 17 miles up road 15N01 turn left on road 12N12 go about 4 miles and turn right on 12N13 follow that down to the bottom about 9 or 10 miles to louse camp.

NEAREST TOWN: Orleans, Ca.

NEAREST ROAD: hwy 96 off road 12N13

OBSERVED: I was reconing the area just southwest from Louse Camp near bluff creek this weekend on 6-21-03 I came across a single footprint in an old mud puddle the fotprint was 16 inches long and almost 6 inches across at the heel I didnt have any plaster with me but I did have my video camera and I shot some very good video footage of the footprint this was about 3/4 of a mile down stream from louse camp in the six rivers national forest about 24 miles out of orleans.

ALSO NOTICED: I found several trees in the area snaped over one of them was 4 inches at the point where it was snaped

OTHER WITNESSES: myself and 2 other people

OTHER STORIES: this was pretty close to the patterson site

TIME AND CONDITIONS: in the morning

ENVIRONMENT: pine forest very steep terain

Follow-up investigation report:

I talked with the witness in person and viewed the videotape. The footprint appears to be that of a large biped.