In 1977, Randy L. Braun was hiking along Lake Superior, when he had a mysterious encounter with an unidentified creature. For more information,
contact Randy at Shuairan@webtv.net
Pressie . The Lake Superior serpent
Lake Superior or Gitchigumi (meaning Great Water or Great Lake) is a fresh water lake. It is 1,333 feet deep in places, with an average water
temperature of 34 degrees F and is 350 miles long and up to 160 miles wide in parts. The lake is almost an inland sea. It is said to house a lake
serpent ,Pressie, named after the Presque Isle River where one of the best sightings occurred. The native indigenous people called the serpent
Mishipishu and it is seen in pictographs at various shoreline sites, either as a spiky cat-like creature or as a serpent .Modern sightings cite a
serpent type creature up to 75 feet long with a horse-like head on a longish neck and a bilobate (whale-type) tail, and described as dark green to
black in colour. The reported sightings go back centuries ,here is a selection of the most well known:
In September 1894, about halfway between Whitefish Point and Copper Harbor, Michigan, the crews of two steamers observed a strange creature undulating
along in the twilight, its back protruding 6 to 8 feet out of the water.
In July 1895, three members of a steamer crew observed a “hideous creature” off Whitefish Point which seemed at times to be deliberately pacing
their ship. They claimed it had a 15 foot neck and a jaw a foot wide.
In 1897 near Duluth (MN), a Detroit man fell overboard when his yacht struck a rock. He was then attacked by a huge serpent which he said tried to
constrict him in the manner of a large snake. His three shipmates also saw the beast.
In the 1930’s, a serpent, swimming along at about 9 miles per hour, was observed by two fisherman at Pictured Rocks , Munising, Michigan. The animal
created a strong wake as it passed the shore.
In the 1960’s, a family watched a huge animal, alternately showing humps and stretching out straight, swim upriver past the North coast of Sugar
Island Neither head nor tail was visible and they said it resembled a log when stretched out straight.
Memorial Day weekend in 1977, North of Ironwood , hiker Randy Braun snapped a photo of something which he suspects was a giant serpent swimming in the
waters of the lake near the Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park. Braun said it undulated in the water like a serpent. The snapshot he took of
the beast shows a blurry object in the water.. The photo indicates a serpent like creature with a horse-like head on a long neck and an undefined
In the summer of 1981 in Munising, four children and teenagers, all siblings, observed a serpent showing 3-5 humps rising 1-2 feet out of the water
(the slower it went the higher the humps). As it came within about 20 yards of the private beach, one of the children ran away crying and the animal
headed away showing lower humps.
In the middle 1990’s, during the summer, fishermen watched in horror as a large aquatic animal pulled a wading buck deer under (leaving only it’s
severed head) near Point Iroquois, Michigan.
All the photographic evidence is as usual grainy or blurry , but that is par for the course and lets face it, anyone’s hand would shake if they
thought they saw a monster. So could it be a giant eel? It seems the most likely or a giant water snake. A sturgeon, the usual explanation seems less
likely given the descriptions. What we need is a video or a carcass to turn up. Certainly in a lake that big there are plenty of places to hide! "
As a God of war my son talked to a seaserpent just a day ago.
Which is Jörmungandr.
In Norse mythology, Jörmungandr (, meaning "huge monster"), also known as the Midgard (World) Serpent , is a sea serpent, the middle child of
the giantess Angrboða and Loki . It is an example of an ouroboros.
We know more about space(very little), than we do our own ocean. Estimates put it somewhere around 95-96% unexplored. That is absolutely mind blowing.
When you think about all the truly strange and alien like creatures we do know about, just imagine the eldritch horrors that wait for us in the abyss.
I'm on the fence about this sighting. I'm not saying that they didn't see a mysterious creature. I just find it hard to believe that any creature that
is 100 feet long and swims at 60 mph, has never been sighted before. I mean, it's not like it's very inconspicuous is it?
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