Waiting for Bigfoot in Sarasota

(BFRO Florida Investigator Re Monteith’s interview by Sarasota Magazine) Around 8:30 p.m. on Sept. 9, 2014, while driving home from Sarasota along State Road 72, an Arcadia woman saw something strange. “I thought I saw a deer to my right,” she later wrote, “but then I realized it wasn’t a deer.” She hit the brakes…

Florida BFRO Women of Bigfoot Research

WOMEN OF BIGFOOT RESEARCH

Researching bigfoot is an equal opportunity endeavor. It doesn’t matter if you are male or female, young or old, like chocolate on your peanut butter or peanut butter on your chocolate. People in the bigfoot research community are as diverse as the theories and opinions on the subject. Still, ask the public to name a bigfoot researcher…

BFRO Florida Investigator David Bakara's sign in the Green Swamp. Photographed by Kim Fatica of the Back Packer's Blaze.

It Pays to Think Outside the Box

BFRO Florida investigator David Bakara is dedicated in his pursuit of Bigfoot. He travels across Florida talking to witnesses, visiting locations, and searching for possible habituation areas. David is always looking for ways to encourage people to come forward. One method he tried was to put up signs throughout the Green Swamp. It paid off.…

BFRO Florida Investigator Cathy Betz during the BFRO Michigan Expedition. Photographed by Annie Agnone.

BFRO by Night

Three BFRO Florida investigators Cathy Betz, Re Monteith, and Marian Gant went squatching in the UP with the Michigan BFRO. While there, they were privileged to meet Annie Agnone and Kevin Weidner of the National Geographic Young Explorer Program . The two were given a grant by National Geographic to document nocturnal culture in a…