Finding Bigfoot – Meet the team


Animal Planet’s Finding Bigfoot documents four eccentric enthusiasts’ search for evidence in support of the existence of sasquatches.  Cliff Barackman, Matt Moneymaker, and James “Bobo” Fay have more than seven decades of combined experience searching for bigfoots, while Ranae Holland, the team skeptic, brings a background of field biology to the search.

Click below to read more about each of the four members.

Matt Moneymaker
BFRO Founder

Cliff Barackman

Matt Moneymaker, as a young boy of 11, grew interested in the documentaries depicting bigfoots and other strange phenomena that were commonly shown on television in the 1970’s. Read More >> Cliff’s first bigfoot encounter occurred while camping in Northern California. Determined to understand the nature of his experience, he began immersing himself in sasquatch research. Read More >>

James “Bobo” Fay
The Roadie

Ranae Holland
The Skeptic

James Fay is commonly, if not almost exclusively, known to the world as “Bobo.” The origins of that name are shrouded in mystery, as is much of Bobo’s life. Read More >> Ranae Holland is a fisheries biologist who lives in Seattle, WA. She  has had an interest in bigfoot that was given to her by her father, a professional daredevil. Read More >>