Honey Island Swamp Monster

The Travel Channel’s Mysteries at the Museum investigates the Honey Island Swamp Monster.

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About Craig Woolheater
Co-founder of Cryptomundo in 2005. I have appeared in or contributed to the following TV programs, documentaries and films: OLN's Mysterious Encounters: "Caddo Critter", Southern Fried Bigfoot, Travel Channel's Weird Travels: "Bigfoot", History Channel's MonsterQuest: "Swamp Stalker", The Wild Man of the Navidad, Destination America's Monsters and Mysteries in America: Texas Terror - Lake Worth Monster, Animal Planet's Finding Bigfoot: Return to Boggy Creek and Beast of the Bayou.

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  1. My only solid opinion regarding the Honey Island Swamp Monster is that Dana Hollyfield Evans was and still is quite an attractive woman. I’m not that impressed by the Monster though.

  2. So. In the re-creation, I see a four-toed print… which yields, somehow, a three-toed cast, quite clearly. Neither of which speaks to a large, unknown, bipedal primate.

    And it makes my head ache.

    How fortunate that we don’t need this kind of “evidence”.

  3. In 2003 M.K. Davis and Jay Michael investigated the Honey Island swamp monster at the location. While there they found a tennis shoe with a fake foot attached to it. That fake foot closely resembles the footprint that was later cast by Harlan Ford.

    The film footage does not show anything with clarity so it is of no use as evidence. So all we have is the footprint to sustain the legend and as Davis has shown, that in itself is highly dubious.

    Deduction: Existence of the creature unlikely.

  4. I agree it’s likely faked, but I’d like to point out here that faking actually exists with regard to more known animals. Generally, before a creature is officially classified, you will fine fakes. The human psyche seems to have a capacity for faking what later turns out to be real.