There is a wealth of information on Champ located on the www.LCLT.org website. Here is a sample of their sightings list.
How many reported sightings of Champ
have there been?
Indeed, there have been over 300
reported sightings in the last 100 years. Here are a few
of the highlights:
- 1819: Bulwagga Bay, Port Henry, NY
- 1871: Horseshoe Bay, riders of the
steamship Curlew claimed to see a head and long neck that
created quite a wake.
- 1870: Charlotte, Vermont, a full
steamboat spotted Champ
- 1873: Dresden, New York, another
steamboat full spotted Champ
- 1945: In the middle of the lake the
creature was spotted by the famous S.S. Ticonderoga
- 1954: A 14 inch reptile was trapped
in Shelburne Bay, possibly a baby…
- 1977: The Mansi photograph was taken
by Sandra Mansi, a tourist from Connecticut, with her Kodak
Instamatic, of what she called a dinosaur. This has become
the most famous piece of evidence—featured nationally
in Time Magazine and the New York Times among others.
- 1984: Off Appletree Point, Vermont.
86 passengers aboard the Ethan Allen spotted 3 to 5 “humps” which
disappeared after about 3 minutes due to the approach of
a speed boat.
- 1993: Button Bay State Park, Ferrisburgh,
Vermont. A baby Champ reportedly swam between two women
- 1995: Dennis Hall of Champ Quest
recorded Champ on video.