Sumrall Signs with Xpress Boats

Xpress Boats announced Bassmaster Elite Series angler Caleb Sumrall has signed to a multi-year agreement to run an Xpress X21 Pro on the Elite Series.

“We could not be happier to add Caleb to our family and team as he is a true competitor, and his meteoric rise into the top 25 from being a BASS Nation Championship winner to the pinnacle of tournament fishing on the Bassmaster Elite Series is nothing short of monumental,” said Clay Connor, Director of Marketing. “His job is fishing, and he has risen to the top very quickly. His best work is still ahead of him, and we are glad he has chosen Xpress for that ride.

“Caleb hails from Louisiana, and it is obvious he is as comfortable in a Bay boat chasing reds as he is pursuing largemouth on the Elite Series. A key factor in our decision is who Caleb is as a person. His integrity and values secured his position in becoming the newest member of our Xpress Boats Elite team.”

“My strengths, knowledge, and skill sets continue to mature, and the trajectory of my career has positioned me to confidently accept the advantages I am about to add to my arsenal by running the only ‘High Performance’ aluminum boat on the Elite Series,” Sumrall said.

“The boat is simply amazing, as I will be able to run faster in rough water, draft mere inches and carry more gear with ease. Finally, I chose to run Xpress because of the family atmosphere, the quality of the product, the performance and finally the team that I will be joining which includes some really great anglers led by one of the founding members of the Elite Series Bill Lowen.”

Xpress Boats is a family owned and operated business for more than 53 years and is the “Original All-Welded-Aluminum” boat who pioneered the high performance pad hull design, longitudinal rib construction, infusion of expandable foam throughout the hull to not only meet but exceed coast guard standards. Today Xpress operates out of a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Hot Springs, Ark. producing top of the line boats for nearly any application. See more at