The thAnnual Chautauqua Lake Bigfoot Expo
Saturday, October 12 th, 2019


Mighty Chautauqua Lake
Bigfoot & Monster Movie Festival

Friday, October 11 th, 2019


Updated July 18th, 2019

Local / Bigfoot footprint pictures

Seven Pictures of Bigfoot in Western New York State

Trail Cam Pictures, 2014 from Allegany County, NY of two Bigfoots.

 CBS TV News on Bigfoot




Paul Bartholomew

Bartholomew has a B.S. from Castleton University with a concentration in Journalism.  At Castleton he studied under Dr. Warren L. Cook.  They worked together to established a database of Northeastern Sasquatch encounters.   Bartholomew is the author of “Bigfoot Encounters in New York & New England (2008, Hancock House). In 2004, Bartholomew wrote and lobbied for legislation that was passed proclaiming Whitehall, New York to be a protective habitat for Sasquatch.  After more than forty years of research, Bartholomew has appeared in various documentaries including “Mysterious Encounters,” “Monster Quest,” “America’s Book of Secrets” and “Finding Bigfoot.” Bartholomew has established a consistent history of Bigfoot reports from traditional stories of “Stone Giants” and the “Windigo,” to “Wildman” accounts of the 1800’a and highly credible encounters of today.  Bartholomew notes similarities between various phenomena and continues to study all aspects of the paranormal.

Doug Waller

Bigfoot Investigator and Author

Doug Waller has been fascinated with the legend of Bigfoot for over thirty years. In 2006 he began seriously researching sightings of Bigfoot in his home state of Ohio, with particular interest in southeastern Ohio, where he lives. Due to his intense interest in the subject he began meeting many eyewitnesses and in 2008 formed his Bigfoot group the Southeastern Ohio Society for Bigfoot Investigation. The main focus of the group is to provide a safe venue for Bigfoot eyewitnesses to come together to share their encounters and experiences without fear of ridicule.

In 2012 Mr. Waller began receiving invitations to give Bigfoot presentations at libraries, to civic groups and various other organizations. In doing so, he continued meeting large numbers of eyewitnesses and realized that their stories needed to be preserved. He made it his mission to record their stories for posterity. He began interviewing witnesses and compiling their accounts which led to his series of books Standing in the Shadows (2013), Hidden Encounters (2015), Screams in the Night (2017), and Bigfoot Reports (2018). He is currently interviewing witnesses and collecting their stories for a fifth installment in his series. Doug Waller continues to research the mystery of Bigfoot in cooperation with other investigators and eyewitnesses. He hopes to continue speaking at Bigfoot events and meeting new eyewitnesses and amateur researchers and working with them to solve the mystery of Bigfoot.


The first documented sighting of a Bigfoot in the USA was in 1818 in a newspaper article from Sackets Harbor, New York. They were seen on the East coast long before the West coast because the East coast was settled first.



I’ve Seen Bigfoot

A Documentary Movie on People who have Seen a Bigfoot.

Available on DVD ($ 10 + Postage) & Blue Ray ($ 15 + Postage) with closed captioning.

Available on iTunes & Amazon for
$ 4.99 – $ 5.99 or Free on Amazon Prime

A moving documentary of eyewitnesses to Bigfoot sightings and their accounts.

Written, Produced and Filmed by,

Joseph Glarner, Mark Robinault & Peter Wiemer 



Nite Callers Bigfoot Radio Presents: Peter Wiemer Producer/Expo Organizer

Associated Press Chautauqua Lake Bigfoot News
October 24th, 2015

New York Daily Chautauqua Lake Bigfoot News November 18th, 2015

The Jay Thomas Show on SIRIUSXM interview with Peter Wiemer talking about Bigfoot, Milt The Talking Musky and moreNovember 19th, 2015


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New York State declares Bigfoots to be Mythical and does not exist
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Nearly 30% of Americans Believe in Bigfoots…

Bigfoot Speaking Engagements available for Clubs or Events by

Peter Wiemer and I Have Seen





Video of Chautauqua County Bigfoot Witness, Mary Roller:

Steve Kulls Expo Segment:
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