RAVENNA -- A local "Bigfoot" researcher says he's seen one in Ohio.
Twenty years ago, deer hunter Tim Stover Jr. saw something in the woods that changed his life.
"This thing was white, gray, silver-colored and hairy looking. It was a bipedal subject staring right at me," he recounts. He believes it was Bigfoot.
Since then, Stover spends his free time in the woods searching for evidence of the hairy beast. He says he has found footprints in Northeast Ohio at West Branch State Park, located in Portage County.
Stover says he and his son, plus a few like-minded friends, hike the woods near the state park's campground. During camping season, they even do seminars on Bigfoot and lead night hikes for Bigfoot researchers of all ages. The walks get people outside and generate real interesting stories around the campfire.
Tim's story will be featured on the Animal Planet show "Bigfoot Hunters" this Sunday night.