The Michigan Thumb newspaper Tuscola Today carried a story, “Bigfoot Roaming the Cass? Video Raises the Question . ” on July 21. It shows a screenshot and short video clip of the alleged Sasquatch from a person kayaking on the Cass River. The Saginaw Bay Area has witnessed many sightings over the years. Is this yet another Michigan Bigfoot sighting?
The video is under five seconds long and depicts an upright creature in the river holding something. According to sources, the video took place at the M-46 bridge in Juniata Township, Tuscola County.
Many Michigan Bigfoot Reports
According to Caro resident Wayne King, this isn’t the first time the creature has been seen in the region. King saw one near Enos Park, near M-46 and Sheridan Road, in the 1970s. It was nearly 7 feet tall and weighed well over 500 pounds, he added. King also claimed to have gathered roughly 30 other accounts of bigfoot encounters in or near Tuscola County.
California king operates the Michigan/Canadian Bigfoot Information Center. The site noted that the last sighting in Sanilac County was in 1993-94, approximately 7 miles west associated with Marlette. Reports included sightings, footprints of an apparent juvenile Bigfoot. In addition, an altercation with a large creature and three beings was witnessed leaving the scene through a field of tall corn.
Sightings have been reported from 17 Michigan counties, according to King’s website. Oscoda, Bay County, and Port Huron sightings are grouped around Saginaw Bay.
Bigfoot sightings are not uncommon, despite their rarity. According to the online newspaper the Sun, over 10,000 people have claimed to have seen the mythical being in the past 50 years.
These Bigfoot sightings in the Cass River make for an interesting story and add to the bit of folklore in the Thumb.