Our long time member Tirademan (R.I.P. Scott McClean) compiled this extensive archive of Sasquatch related newspaper articles and donated it to the BFF before his passing. The earliest articles in this collection are from 1818 in Florida, 1877 (Australia), 1884 (Canada) and 1764 (Europe).
Bob is either a complete liar and was in on a hoax. Or they filmed a Bigfoot. IMO.
Inc and Bill bring up the very important point that Bob was armed during the encounter. As any cowboy packing in the mountains would be. No one is going to saunter in front of him without Bob being in on it. Death wish. He SHOULD have shot it no matter WHAT in my opinion. Vindication and discovery all rolled into one.
Anyhow there is another reason they all had to be in on it or it is a Bigfoot? How are you gonna get a guy and a suit all set up a Bluff creek and then drive down from Yakima with yer unsuspecting pardner and pack horses for a week in there, camp together, eat together, sleep together. No cell phones. No email. No electricity. Where is the guy in the suit gonna camp? Did he drive in? Where is he gonna hide the car? How many loggers and hunters are gonna shoot him first once he gets the suit on and starts traipsing around? Fall is just generally a really really bad time to film a hoax like that in the mountains, ya know?!
Dont add up.
I met Bob one time. All I can say is he knew his stuff about being a packer. He isn’t a dude in a cowboy hat. He isn’t misrepresenting himself. He shakes yer hand and looks you in the eye. That’s all I can say. There are plenty of cowboys that tell tall yarns and always have to do one better than you. “That’s nuthin....this one time I was...”. That guy! Never detected that with Bob once. And he listens... he don’t talk over you.
Take it for what you will.
I think Bob is telling the truth. And I think Bill say it best that the film speaks for itself.
Listened to a Todd Disotell interview today. He said the PGF is not the Zapruder film. I like the guy's DNA discussions. But obviously he has a big blind spot with the PGF.
The snake concern is a big one in most of my area, lots of rogue black bear too but most of them are scared off by cracking a limb. I always carry a snake hook with me. eerTimber rattlers and copperheads are all over the place here but ive worked with reptiles for 25 years now. so I known when and where to avoid, which helps a lot, but I still wear snake gaiters and have my hooks with me just in case I'm with others and need to move one.
Any idea of putting a man in an animal costume and pretending to be said animal, around a man with a gun, who isn't part of the hoax, is beyond deranged. It's so far out in left field as to not deserve further discussion. I certainly won't.