|Starting off 2022 in a positive direction, X2Power Batteries has expanded their pro team lineup to 19 members and has increased their support for popular bass fishing tournament trails around the country. New additions to the X2Power Pro Team include anglers from various locations including:|
• Bassmaster Elite Series
• Bassmaster Opens
• Major League Fishing Bass Pro Tour
• Major League Fishing Tackle Warehouse Pro Circuit
• National Walleye Tour
The Vice President of Category Management at Batteries Plus, Shawn Budiac, mentioned, “We are very proud of how quick the X2Power brand has entered the industry and gained the reputation that it has. Much of our success can be attributed to the great work of our pro network and local tournament partners. In 2021, our pro team lived the X2Power brand and had tremendous success in their seasons. Going into 2022 we are very proud to have all our 2021 pro’s back running X2Power batteries and we are excited to welcome an expanded group of anglers and industry experts into the X2Power family!”
X2Power Batteries Pro Team for 2022:
JUSTIN ATKINS (@JustinAtkinsFishing) – Justin Atkins is from Florence, Alabama and is entering his second season as a Bassmaster Elite Series Pro. Atkins is a former college bass angler and won the Forrest Wood Cup in 2017 on Lake Murray.
DESTIN DEMARION (@DestinedToFish) – Destin DeMarion is from Grove City, Pennsylvania and is a former Bassmaster Elite Series Pro. DeMarion will be competing in the Bassmaster Opens in 2022 and guiding for Smallmouth Bass out of Presque Isle, Lake Erie in Pennsylvania.
JOSH DOUGLAS (@JoshDouglasFishing) – Josh Douglas is from Isle, Minnesota and will be competing in his first season on the Bassmaster Elite Series in 2022. Douglas is also a full-time Smallmouth Bass guide out of Mille Lacs Lake in Minnesota.
JEFF GUSTAFSON (@GussyOutdoors) – Jeff Gustafson is from Keewatin, Canada and is entering his fourth season as a Bassmaster Elite Series Pro. Gustafson won the 2021 Bassmaster Elite event on the Tennessee River and will be competing in his third Bassmaster Classic in 2022.
JUSTIN HAMNER (@JustinHamnerFishing) – Justin Hamner is from Northport, Alabama and is entering his second season on the Bassmaster Elite Series. Hamner will be competing in his first Bassmaster Classic in 2022.
CARL JOCUMSEN (@Carl_Jocumsen) – Carl Jocumsen is from Toowoomba, Australia and is the first ever Australian Basmaster Elite Series Pro. Jocumsen won a Bassmaster Elite Series event on Lake Tenkiller in 2019.
WES LOGAN (@WesLoganFishing) – Wes Logan is from Springville, Alabama and is heading into his third season on the Bassmaster Elite Series. Logan won his first Bassmaster Elite Series event in 2021 on Neely Henry Lake and will competing in his first Bassmaster Classic in 2022 on Lake Hartwell.
CHAD MORGENTHALER (@CCMorgenthaler) – Chad Morgenthaler is from Reeds Spring, Missouri and is entering his eighth season on the Bassmaster Elite Series. Morgenthaler has competed in seven Bassmaster Classics.
PAUL MUELLER (@PaulMuellerFishing) – Paul Mueller is from Naugatuck, Connecticut and is entering his seventh season on the Bassmaster Elite Series. Mueller has won two Bassmaster Elite Series events and has competed in four Bassmaster Classics.
HUNTER SHRYOCK (@HunterShryockFishing) – Hunter Shryock is from Ooltewah, Tennessee and is entering his fifth season as a Bassmaster Elite Series Pro. Shryock will be competing in his third Bassmaster Classic this coming March at Lake Hartwell.
Major League Fishing
BAILEY BOULTRIES (@BaileyBFishing) – Bailey Boultries is from Springfield, Missouri and is entering his third season on the Major League Fishing Tackle Warehouse Pro Circuit.
BRENT EHRLER (@BrentEhrlerFishing) – Brent Ehrler is from Redlands, California and is entering his fourth season on the Major League Fishing Bass Pro Tour. Ehrler won the Forrest Wood Cup in 2006 and is in the Top-15 for all-time money winners in professional bass fishing.
JEFF SPRAGUE (@JeffSpragueFishing) – Jeff Sprague is from Wills Point, Texas and is entering his fourth season on the Major League Fishing Bass Pro Tour. Sprague won the 2020 MLF Challenge Cup and has more than twenty Top 10’s in his career.
TOMMY KEMOS (@TommyKemos) – Tommy Kemos is from Oconomowoc, Wisconsin and is entering the 2022 National Walleye Tour season having won just about every title to be had in professional Walleye fishing. Kemos was the 2014 National Walleye Tour Angler of the Year and was the Professional Walleye Tour champion in 2006.
JUSTIN MARTIN (@JMartinDuckman) – Justin Martin is from Louisiana and is an avid duck hunter and crappie angler. Martin is best known for his appearances on A&E hit series “Duck Dynasty” but is also the General Manager of Duck Commander.
DUANE MELLOR (@Pinnacle_SportFishing) – Duane Mellor is from San Diego, California and is the owner of Pinnacle Sportfishing outfitters. Mellor and is fleet targets just about everything that swims off the coast of Southern California.
TRENT PALMER (@PalmerTrent | @Sonar_Pros) – Trent Palmer is from Cumming, Georgia and is the founder of Sonar Pros. Sonar Pros is a group of marine electronic installation experts and offers the best marine graph wiring harness.
ALEX RUDD (@AlexRuddFishing) – Alex Rudd is from Powell, Tennessee and is a successful angler on YouTube. Specializing in bass fishing from the boat, kayak and educating his viewers through his YouTube channel and podcast, “Alex Rudd Fishing”.
In addition, X2Power Batteries will continue to support multiple popular bass fishing trails across the country including the American Bass Association (ABA), Fishers of Men (FOM) and Big Bass Splash!