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Area(s) Reported: Worldwide
Date(s) Reported: ca. 1997- present

'Rods' is the descriptive name given to a group of monsters that, apparently, move too fast to be seen under normal circumstances! They've been captured by video cameras worldwide and, when looked at frame by frame, these creatures appear to be long, flexible, cylindrical rods with wings on their sides to propel them... and they only appear in just a few frames of film at a time, implying they move at a tremendous speed. Are they a semi-invisible group of monsters? Or, as many have asserted, merely a technological flaw in the cameras recording them?

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  • "Rods," episode of MonsterQuest, first aired 2008 on the History Channel. Online: Click Here!
  • "News9 investigates the phenomena of 'Rods'," by Kelly Ogle, article in the News9 website, posted 11-20-2014, viewed 1-5-2015. Online: Click Here!
  • Personal experience, 1997... as described above.


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