2021 Ohio Bigfoot Conference Speakers & Special Guests
(All speakers & guests subject to change without notice)
Sasquatch Author and Investigator
Visit Lyle's website at www.lyleblackburn.com
Lyle Blackburn’s research and writing on the subject of Bigfoot has been widely recognized as some of the best in the field of cryptozoology. His bestselling books, including The Beast of Boggy Creek and Beyond Boggy Creek: In Search of the Southern Sasquatch, offer a balanced view of the subject while delivering gripping accounts of this real-life mystery.
Lyle is a frequent guest on radio programs such as Coast To Coast AM, and has appeared on numerous television shows including Monsters and Mysteries in America, Strange Evidence, and Finding Bigfoot. Lyle has also been featured in several documentary films, including Boggy Creek Monster and Momo the Missouri Monster produced by Small Town Monsters. He also co-written and narrated other films such as The Mothman of Point Pleasant. Lyle resides in Texas and can be recognized by his trademark black cowboy hat.
Thomas Shay is the founder of the Northern Kentucky Bigfoot Research Group. Since his first encounter in 1987, he has devoted his free time and resources to the study of the creature known as Bigfoot or Sasquatch.
He currently possess the largest collection of original Bigfoot cast east of the Mississippi which will be on display during OBC weekend.
He has appeared on Finding Bigfoot season 5, episode 1, APTN Red Earth Uncovered season 2, episode 3 as well as having been the quest on several podcasts and news programs over the years.
Now retired, Tom spends his time researching and sharing his 30 plus years of knowledge with the bigfoot community. He currently lives in Kentucky with his wife and 11 year old son.
Matt Pruitt of Nashville, TN has been actively pursuing a resolution to the Sasquatch conundrum for over fifteen years. He is an avid field researcher, public speaker, and has appeared on various media outlets and platforms to discuss the mystery ape phenomenon. Matt is a member of the North American Wood Ape Conservancy (NAWAC), and co-produces and co-hosts their official podcast "Apes Among Us."