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COUNTY: Montgomery County
NEAREST TOWN: New Waverly
OBSERVED: We were fishing off the bridge on the backside of Conroe. It was around 1:30 to 2 am. We had been fishing and listening to coyotes on the move. Then all of a sudden it happened the Howl we looked at each other and said what was that. What we heard sounded like the typical Bigfoot Howl. It scared my wife. She was ready to go right then.
ALSO NOTICED: After the howl the Coyotes shut up
OTHER WITNESSES: 3
OTHER STORIES: No my First
TIME AND CONDITIONS: 1:30 to 2:00 am
ENVIRONMENT: National Forest, River, Oxbows
Follow-up investigation report by BFRO Investigator Michael Janakes:
Spoke with witness on the phone. I am very familiar with the area they were fishing - many reports come from the same area. This was also the area the very active 2013 BFRO expedition was held.
Witness says he, his wife and friends have been coming out fishing in this spot for years without hearing or seeing anything unusual. As he says in his narrative, they had heard coyotes and lots of owls, when out of nowhere came a long, loud howl. He described it as 5-10 seconds long and of a single tone. He could not see what made the howl, but he felt it was several hundred yards up river (north), and on or close to the bank.
After the howl they heard nothing else, and the forest went silent. Coyotes and owls stopped.
Witness says they were definitely intimidated, but not so much that he won't go back again.
For the record, this area is unfortunately also very active with people doing their own private investigations. Some of those investigators make extremely convincing howls. I did take the time to check with the investigators that I'm aware of in the area and found that none of them were there that night, lending further credence.
About BFRO Investigator Michael Janakes:
Mike was born & raised in Northern California, but now resides in the Houston, Texas area. An avid outdoorsman, camper, boater & off-road Jeeper, he has had a life-long interest in Bigfoot. Educated at the University of Nevada (Political Science, with honors in English), he is the President of a large accounts receivables management company. Proud father of two, his hobbies include fishing, hiking, and cheering on his hometown San Francisco sports teams. He has participated in many private expeditions, the very active 2012 BFRO Eastern Texas Expedition, as well as the 2013 BFRO Kentucky Expedition, and has co-hosted the 2014 (2), 2015 (2) and 2016 BFRO East Texas Expeditions.