At the age of 14, Bailey stepped into the bass fishing tournament scene with a dream of fishing professionally one day. Between the ages of 14 - 16, he fished competitively in local fishing clubs surrounding Daphne, AL. At 16, Bailey began his career as a co-angler by fishing the *FLW Bass Fishing League in the Bama Division and two *Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Southern Opens. Out of these three tournaments, he placed 2nd in the Bassmaster Southern Open on Lake Seminole. For all of 2017, Bailey fished as a co-angler on the FLW Tour. Now at the age of 18, he is looking forward to fishing against some of the world’s best anglers by competing on the pro side of 10 professional bass fishing tournament events. He will be competing in two FLW Costa Series divisions and the Bassmaster Eastern Opens. In between tournament events, Bailey will also attend multiple expo events such as the FLW Cup, ICAST, the Bass Master Classic Expo, Pitman Creek Dealer shows, and Big Rock Sports shows, look for him in at the Cuda booth..