Messie is an oceanic, reptilian cryptid that is said to live in Lake Murray, South Carolina. Its name comes from the words "Murray" and "Nessie."
Appearance and Encounter
Messie is a lake monster just like Nessie. It has serpentine features and is believed to be a plesiosaur. It resembles Nessie in most aspects. One notable encounter with the creature was on April 3, 2012. Two boys, Gray Ward, 15, and Li Ward, 12, were fishing on the lake when a large bit Gray's line. In a vein attempt to save the rod, Gray broke his wrist, and the creature dragged the boat over a mile under its own power. Dumbfounded, Gray released the rod, which immediately went under the surface.