Get to Know John Bayliss
By way of a neighbor recommending North Carolina’s Outer Banks as a vacation destination to John Bayliss’ parents, a snowball that began as an annualssoatbuilder in Wanchese, North Carolina.
How did you make the transformation to fishing as a profession?
We lived in California, and as a kid, my dad used to take me out bottom fishing. That’s what started it all. On our first family trip to Cape Hatteras, we chartered a little boat for a half day and caught Spanish mackerel and bluefish, and I thought to myself, Somehow, I have to find a way to do this for a living.