Geographical Index > United States > Tennessee > Montgomery County > Report # 6444|
Submitted by witness on Wednesday, January 13, 1999.
A set of red eyes were seen by witness.
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COUNTY: Montgomery County
LOCATION DETAILS: Montgomery County TN. Outside of cCarksville by the Cumberland river
OBSERVED: I was told this story by my father I will do my best to remember the details. my dad and a friend [ jerry ] were going fishing i dont know road names but have general information of the location it was 30 mins. drive from clarksville tn. he said they had to drive over old rail road
tressel to get to fishing spot. there were horses and cows in a field grazing they crossed a cattel gap and parked. they walked down an embankment to the cumberland river.and procceded to fish.my dad said there was a lot of muskrat activity along the bank of the river. they had been there about 45 mins.[with no fish lol ] my dad said all of a sudden everything seemed to stop no wildlife noise no muskrats ect.he said he piced up a .22 rifle and a spot light then walked to the top ofthe embankment he looked towards te fence line where the cows were with the light he said he saw a set of red eyes along the fence estimated height was 7-8 foot tall. he said he aimed rifle between the eyes and shot,he said he heard the impact of the bullet and the eyes closed he fierd several more times and heard impact but never saw anything after the eyes closed. he went back down to get his pole jerry and my dad [frank] didnt rel the poles in they broke the line and left.when they got back to cattle gap he said there were all the cows,horses and a few deers jammed up against the fence and they had to nudge the animals with their vehicle to get across the gap.needless to say the never went back!
ALSO NOTICED: a week prir to this my dad had heard a horse was killed its skull had been crushed [ hear say ] but my dad and jerry did pass the carcus of the horse
OTHER WITNESSES: fishing and talking
TIME AND CONDITIONS: june - september 1969 not sure of exact month around 9:00 pm
ENVIRONMENT: lightly-moderate woods embankment river bottom remote area pasture feilds thats all i know