Lyle Blackburn is an author, musician, and cryptozoologist from Texas. He has written two books, The Beast of Boggy Creek and Lizard Man. He has traveled to many southern states in search of cryptids, and is now working on his third book, which will be about various Sasquatch-like creatures seen in the south(Like the Florida Skunk Ape).
Lyle was at the Ohio Bigfoot Conference this past weekend, and I got the chance to meet him. I got to talk to him a couple of times over the three days of the conference, and he is a really nice guy. I got my copies of Beast and Lizard Man signed, as well as a replica of a Fouke Monster footprint.
For more see here on my other blog, Cryptozoology 101.