Sunday, July 8, 2012


Justin Smeja claims to have shot Bigfoot
Fans, you will remember Ro Sahebi from his initial Extinct? documentaries. We covered his first two documentaries on the Yeti and the Orang-Pendek vs. the Hobbit. The Extinct? brand has expanded into also providing a weekly podcast that stars a group of Bigfooters that jokingly calls themselves Team Tazer Bigfoot. (Click the following link to watch the first five Extinct Podcasts).

All the members of Team Tazer in alphabetical order are Damian Bravo, Shawn Evidence, Michael Merchant, and Ro Sahebi, who is the host of the show.

Ro Sahebi and the rest of Team Tazer has something new to look forward to. It is an interview with the man who claims to of shot Bigfoot. If Ro's previous documentaries are any indication, this should be an engaging piece.

Uploaded to The Bigfoot Report YouTube Channel is a teaser for a new documentary about a very controversial Bigfooter. Justin Smeja. Not only is it frowned upon to actually shoot a Bigfoot, some in the community say Smeja's story does not add up. Watch the teaser video below and then read another interview of Smeja recalling the day he shot Bigfoot.

It is amazing that Smeja admits to pulling the trigger even after his partner warns that it may be a guy in a suit.

Below is a excerpt from a Jeffery Pritchett's Interview with Justin Smeja. Jeffery Pritchett, is a radio show host for The Church Of Mabus at Click the following link to read our entire coverage of Justin Smeja.

What exactly happened and where did this happen regarding the actual shooting of two bigfoot creatures?
Justin Smeja: Wow. Well thats kind of a loaded question. In October of 2010 I was bear hunting near Gold Lake CA. Me and my buddy drove into a clearing shielded by trees, so it was much like a blind corner for any game that would be feeding in the meadow, and we saw a strange looking creature. I shot it and 2 others juveniles came out of the thicket. They all ran off and we went after them on foot and eventually I shot another one. We hid the small one and i couldn't find the other. We left immediately after. We felt like we just wanted to wake up.

Did you feel threatened by them at any time and is it true you shot them in the back?

Justin Smeja: NO I did NOT shoot any animal in the back. Quite honestly I dont think it matters if I was poaching (I wasn't) or if I shot them in the face, the back, the neck or the ass. The story may seem interesting to some, most others read or listen with the soul intention of hopefully tearing it apart and somehow finding a hole in the story. I pierced both lungs on the adult, the young one I shot square on. It's hard to put my emotions into a paragraph unless you have been there. We felt all kinds of things. At times threatened yes. (un-warranted in all honesty)

3. Also what made you decide to carve a piece of flesh aka steak off of them instead of bringing the carcasses back?

Justin Smeja: I dont know where in the &^%$ stuff like this comes from. I mean I have been asked this several times I don't have a computer so I dont spend time online correcting what whoever is saying about me. I'm 100 percent convinced bigfooters read about half of everything and jump to their own conclusions and start injecting their opinion. If this was bigfootevidence by this point in, these people would already be commenting.

I did NOT carve any piece of meat or any part off of any animal ever. After we left we did not return for several weeks. Hard to say why it left me with a weird fear feeling almost like ptsd. Mean while I was so sure it was just like any other animal and would be there when we went back to get it, at least some hair and skull I figured. Some people had said to me ''well after several weeks scavengers would have ate every last bit of meat.'' Thats simply not true anyone who has said anything like that hasnt killed enough animals or any to make that statement. Go shoot a cow a deer or elk and leave it lay. Come back in a few weeks. There will be a &**& load of hair hide depending on elevation and time of year fat and yes even a bit of meat on the bones ect. Me and my buddy returned several weeks later with a blood hound, we were greeted by a few feet of snow that came in shortly after the shooting. All we could find was a small scrap of hide. We sent some to Dr. Melba Ketchum.

How does Melba Ketchum fit in? Does she actually have the aka flesh evidence and when does she plan to release the DNA results?

Justin Smeja: She was working with the Olympic project long before I came along. Theres an on going DNA study that I contributed one of the larger samples to, but I really have no inside information on when and where it will be released, I havent even a guess. Your guess is as good as mine. I have talked to her one time for 10 minutes on the phone back in January nothing before or sense [sic]. I have much more flesh from the shooting and its going to be sent around to labs all over the US and outside. They can do whatever they do with it.

You do realize alot of people are outraged by this story and theres a huge no kill pro kill debate in the bigfoot community and many people are upset about this. How does that make you feel?

Justin Smeja: I was put in a situation where I reacted in a moments notice and made really poor decisions. I wish I could take it back. I'm not a pro kill guy at heart. At the time I didnt know any of this was real. It was just a monster to me. Had I had previous knowledge of the creature I would of reacted different.


  1. b.s.!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  2. I am impressed TTB/Ro has obtained this interview. I think many want to see him tell his story on camera. People have lied directly to me in the past and I did not detect it, not until some other data popped up to contradict their words and I could re-question. Happens more than I like to consider. So, for me personally, this won't solve any deep questions I have about the event, but I feel better knowing he is coming forward in HD. People are complicated, I think we all want a window into what he was thinking and so on. Might be hard to watch.

  3. I'm excited for everyone to see this. People have heard him tell the story, but now you will have an extra dimension. Thanks for posting this Guy :)

    1. I'm happy to post it. Your films are well produced and whether we agree/disagree with Smeja, I think we are in for a fascinating documentary.

  4. Exactly. I had never met him before that night, so I drilled him for about 3 hours before we started taping. It was an interesting evening to say the least.

  5. This is the sh&t that comes from a big bull!

  6. What a great preview. Can't wait for the full interview :P

  7. In one answer he states they only recovered a bit of hide ("All we could find was a small scrap of hide"), then in a later answer he states they have plenty of flesh ("I have much more flesh from the shooting and its going to be sent around to labs all over the US and outside"). Which is it? His answers seem suspicious to me.


  8. biggest load of BS ive ever listened to

  9. He has never carved the meat off of any animal?! Why does he hunt? Does he just shoot bear to shoot them? I would think he would use the meat.

  10. He has said in the past that he has shot the creature from the back and then the front. Which is it? Or does he know how to bilocate? All very implausible and unbelievable.

  11. Ok I dont care if this is true or not, but you do all realize that the ONLY way to truly prove sasquatch exist is to shoot and kill one, right? A body will never be found. Unless sasquatch comes and does the hokey pokey in front of your HD camera at close range, nobody will be fully convinced. Sadly only a body will do. Thats why "Finding Bigfoot" and such is a pathetic joke, what are they going to do when they find one? Get crappy pictures and videos that will be ripped apart? Maybe snare it upside down in a noose like a scooby doo villain? If you all truely believe this creature exists, the accept the fact that one must die to prove its existence.

  12. Killing a sasquatch is barbaric. What if it is genus Homo? You are then culpable for homicide for no law anywhere specifically defines homicide as relating only to Homo sapiens sapiens. A dead one which has died from natural causes will very likely be found. I n fact some may already have been, but the finders did not know the improvidence of their discoveries. Anyone who advocates killing a sasquatch is grossly misguided.

  13. Anyone who feels the need to kill anofher li ing creature is just plain sick and has issues that run deep! So many Americans kill to just kill and its sad that this creature is faced with this fact in the ModeRN world! Speak to
    a native American and you realize this is not the natural way of treating any living being!

  14. I want to hunt this redneck bastard down and kill him

  15. I just killed 2 Aliens as they emerged from their spaceship. I was so scared, I ran away. When I returned to the site, The Army was there and took the bodies.

    Damn! There goes my Fame and fortune, my book and movie deals! Now I'm a nobody again!


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