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Hackettstown, New Jersey, USA, 2014

I saw something strange a few weeks ago on the M'cong River near my home here in Hackettstown, New Jersey.
I was driving home from the drug store on Newburgh Rd. As I drove near the bridge over the river, I noticed to my left something (I thought a fisherman) standing in the river just off the south bank. I slowed the car and looked closer. It wasn't a person and it was transparent-like with a weird shape. It moved slowly towards the bank and into the trees. I drove further, so I could see it coming out of the trees. That's the last I saw of it.
It was tall, 8 ft. or so and had long thin arms hanging off of it. The color was a pale brown, but I could see through it! The head was small compared to the body.
It was sunny that day, so I thought it may be glare from the water, but after I thought back I realized I wasn't seeing a mirage or glare.
I checked the internet and didn't see anything about it.
I mentioned it to a co-worker in my office at lunch on Wednesday. He gave me the strangest look. I thought 'uh-oh' he thinks I'm nuts. We went back to his computer, and he brought up the Hackettstown forum with the mantis man witness. Your information was there, so I decided to contact you today.