Front view of an XP200 Xplorer Catfish boat


If you chase big cats, you know it takes much more than a bobber and a big stick! Xpress Boats understands that. When we set out to design and build the finest all-welded aluminum, high-performance catfish boat, we knew you wouldn’t settle for anything less than our best. We build big cat tournament xcitement into every Xplorer Catfish Series boat we manufacture. The Xplorer Catfish Series is tough, it’s rugged, and built to run shallow, deep, rough, or flat-out! From the same company that brought you the “Original” all-welded aluminum, this incredible catfish boat is backed with 57 years of xperience and xcitement.

Overhead view of an XP200 Xplorer Catfish boat

XP200 Catfish

w/ Yamaha VF115LA


XP185 Catfish Overhead

XP185 Catfish

w/ Yamaha VF90LA


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XP200 CatfishXP185 Catfish
Transom Height
Fuel Tank Capacity18 gal.18 gal.
Approx Weight1,261 lb.1,185 lb.
Max Wt./Per/Mo/GR1,900 lb.1,345 lb.
Total Wt. Per Cap8 / 1,128 lb.5 / 705 lb.
Aluminum – 5052 Gauge0.1000.100
Maximum HP115-150*
Overall Package Length25’23’
BackTrack Trailer ModelAWHD20AWHD18
  • Higher horsepower rating requires hydraulic steering purchase*
  • Overall package length includes trailer and engine
  • All measurements are approximate
  • Photos may include optional equipment
  • Nationally advertised price does not include TTL, freight and rigging


Hydro-Dynamic Hull

Xpress Camo Paint and Xtreme Coat Liner

All-Welded Construction

Longitudinal Rib Construction

Unibody Injected Foam Construction

High Pressure Wash Down in Front Catfish Livewell

Fold Down Driver & Passenger Seat with Storage Box

2 Fold Down Fishing Seats w/13” Extensions

2 Pedestal Bases on Rear Deck

8 Gauge Trolling Motor Harness

Oval Baitwell in Rear Deck

Large Front Deck Catfish Livewell

Bilge Pump

Humminbird PiranhaMax 4 Graph

Minn Kota 45 Edge Trolling Motor

Lockable Side Rod Box

Speed, Tach & Fuel Gauges

Fiberglass Console with Tinted Windshield

Xpress Duck Boat Accessory Rail

Xpress Duck Boat Graphics

BackTrack Singe Axle Aluminum Trailer



Rod Holder


2 Bank

3 Bank


Pro Series Console Upg.

Pro Series Steering Wheel


Blinker Trim (Requires Hydraulic Steering)

Hot Foot

Pre-Rig Standard Side Mount Control Box w/Cables


Engine Hour Meter (Installed) (Requires Pro Series Console)

Trim (Installed) (Requires Pro Series Console)

Water PSI (Installed) (Requires Pro Series Console)





Catfish Rod Holder

Jack Plate

6” Jack Plate

6” Atlas Hydraulic Jack Plate


Permanent Ladder


2 Tone Upgrade From Paint Upgrade


Automatic Bilge Pump

Pro Livewell Oxygenator


Upgrade to PowerTech SS SM/Med Hub Prop

Upgrade to PowerTech SS Large Hub Prop


SeaDek Liner for XP200 Catfish


Euro Style Fishing Seat w/ Small Seat Pole

Exchange Fold Down Seat for Euro Style Seat (Each)

Fold Down Fishing Seat w/ Small Seat Pole

Shallow Water Anchors

MinnKota Talon & Raptor

Power-Pole Blade


BayStar Plus Hydraulic (150HP or Less)


Pods with Step

Trolling Motors


Minn Kota


6 Gauge TM Harness (Reg. Upg. For All 80lb & Larger TM’s)

Lights in Livewells, Storage Boxes & Interior

BackTrack Trailer Options

Lighted Logo Trailer Step (Both Sides)

Aluminum Spare Tire and Mount

Aluminum Wheel Upgrade (Per Axle)

Galvanized Spare Tire and Mount

Swing Away Tongue

Tandem Axle w/ Brakes on One Axle


Bass Boat Package
Paint Upg., Bass Graphics, and Aluminum Wheels.
Sportsmen Package
Pro Steering Wheel, Large T & R Seats, Minn Kota Max 70 52” Shaft Trolling Motor, Humminbird Helix 5 Chirp GPS G2N, L/W Divider, and Trim on the Bow.
  • SeaDek available on limited models. 


“The features I like most about my 2018 Xpress XP200 Catfish that I bought from Smith Motor Company in Hattiesburg, MS, are the size, layout, accessory rail system, and xtreme coat liner. I’ve had five people, three big coolers, a baitwell full of water, and the giant front livewell and the boat still performs excellent with the Yamaha 115. The decks are huge and comfortably fit three guys on the front deck. The full-length rod box allows me to walk the full perimeter of the boat without stepping down onto the floor. I also appreciate the accessory rail system and xtreme coat liner.”

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