OANNES

Exclusive Distributor

UDF Distribution is the Exclusive Distributor for the Australian and New Zealand territories

Company Background

‘OANNES’ pronounced ‘O’ – ‘ARE’ – ‘NES’, originates from the name given to the Babylonian Water God – A creature described as being half man-half fish, who would leave the sea every day and return at night. OANNES was Master of the Sea and the God of Wisdom – A true Badass of the deep.

At OANNES we utilize wisdom from experience and employ state of the art technology to produce the highest quality niche market fishing rods, tackle and accessories available. We will never sacrifice quality over profitability – Truly Badass in the best possible way.

In our pursuit of perfection, we strictly adhere to the Japanese ‘Kaizen’ philosophy based on continuous improvement in everything we do. We are constantly identifying areas of our products and customer service to improve 24/7, and any improvement we make, whether it is large or small – is an incremental achievement towards perfection.

OANNES Rods - Drone Master Series

OANNES Drone Series Rods are no nonsense – get the job done rods that truly embellish our motto ‘Submit and Conquer’.

Drone Master Series rods have been specifically designed and built to OANNES high quality standards, employing state of the art carbon fibre blank technology. All rods are equipped with high end components specific to the rods design, and the task at hand – To Submit and Conquer!  OANNES Drone Master Series rods are constructed from ultra-high modulus, multi directional carbon fibre, resulting in a light-weight crisp action.  The use of X Weave technology on ATARGATIS, VALKYRIE AND G-REAPER models further strengthens and ensures even distribution of stress over the entire length of the rod blank.

Reinforced carbon power joints have been employed to further enhance the rods heavy-duty construction, ensuring superior rod strength. Fuji K-Series guide frames were chosen for their outstanding line management, light weight and incredible strength. These quality guide frames are fitted with Fuji Alconite guide rings and a Fuji SIC rod tip guide ring for G-REAPER and PREDATOR – VALKYRIE AND ATARGATIS have Fuji Alconite rings. FUJI SIC and Alconite guide rings are renowned for their first-rate heat dissipation and low line abrasion properties.

For rods of this calibre we fitted a strong and light weight FUJI graphite reel seat and quality non-slip X wrapped EVA grips for comfort and feel. PREDATOR and G-REAPER are fitted with an aluminium gimbal end with EVA cap.

FUJI Full Reel Seat
FUJI K-Series SIC Silicon Carbonite Ring
FUJI K-Series Alconite
CPJ Carbon Power Joint
MDX Multi Directional Carbon
CXW Carbonware

Although drone rods do not require any casting ability, all OANNES Drone Master Series have been constructed with exceptional casting ability for those days the wind picks up and grounds the drone.

There’s an old saying ‘Never take a knife to a gun fight’, and if these rods were firearms – they would be 50 Cal’s – Use a big enough rod!

OANNES Rods - ATARGATIS

Heavy Action
Fast Taper
Cast weight – 100-300gms
Rated 40 - 60 lbs
Suits spinning reels
Rod Length 12’
3 sections with heavy duty spigot joints
FUJI K series guides with alconite rings
FUJI Graphite reel seat
X shrink wrap grips

OANNES Rods - Valkyrie

Heavy Action
Fast Taper
Cast weight – 100-300gms
Rated 40 - 60 lbs
Suits spinning reels
Rod Length 12’
3 sections with heavy duty spigot joints
FUJI K series guides with alconite rings
FUJI Graphite reel seat
X shrink wrap grips

OANNES Rods - Predator Logo

XH with Fast action
Cast weight - 150–350gms
Rated 50 – 80lbs
Suits spinning and overhead reels
Rod Length 10’6”
3 sections with heavy duty spigot joints
FUJI K series guides with alconite rings
FUJI K series end tip guide with SIC ring
FUJI Graphite reel seat
Aluminium gimbal end with cap
X shrink wrap grips

OANNES Rods - G-Reaper

XXH with Fast action
Cast weight - 150 – 400gms
Rated 80 – 130lbs
Suits spinning and overhead reels
Rod Length 10’6”
3 sections with heavy duty spigot joints
FUJI K series guides with alconite rings
FUJI K series end tip guide with SIC ring
FUJI Graphite reel seat
Aluminium gimbal end with cap
X shrink wrap grips

OANNES Rods - Berserker

Medium Heavy Action Rated 30-50lbs
Heavy Action Rated 40-60lbs
Fast Taper
Cast weight – 100-300gms
Suits overhead reels only
Rod Length 12’
3 sections with carbon power joints
FUJI K Series guides with alconite rings
FUJI Graphite reel seat
X shrink wrap grips

Specs
Protects drone and camera and gimbal
Highly Visible
Largest foldable landing pad on the market
Portable and compact once folded
Carry bag and 4 pegs included
Waterproof quality nylon
Dual sided
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OANNES Landing Mat with a IDFTECH Poseidon Pro

Landing Mat

The Ultimate Beach Drone Fishing mat measures in at a massive 1.8m X 1.8m. OANNES Drone landing mats were designed to be highly visible for safety and large enough to be practical for use on sand, grass and other surfaces.

Quality ripstop and Polyethylene
Colour: Yellow and Beach sand
8 Steel pegs included
Carry bag with shoulder strap
8 reinforced eyelets

OANNES Skyline 9

Skyline 9

OANNES SkyLine9 braids use only quality UHMWPE ‘Ultra-high-molecular-weight polyethene.

OANNES Skyline 12

Skyline 12 Finesse Braid

OANNES SkyLine 12 finesse is ultra-sensitive and has an extremely low friction coefficient rating making it outstanding for casting or drone fishing.

OANNES Dropzone Mesh 47mm

Dropzone Mesh

OANNES Drop Zone burley mesh is made from non-toxic and biodegradable PVA which dissolves in water.

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