ATARGATIS was designed to provide the female drone angler with a light weight but incredibly strong rod with good casting ability. The same construction methods are employed as PREDATOR and G-REAPER providing the power to Submit and Conquer. Constructed from ultra-high modulus, multi directional carbon fiber, resulting in a light-weight crisp action. The use of X Weave technology 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 and ensuring superior rod strength. Although drone fishing does not require casting ability, ATARGATIS casts extremely well for those days the wind picks up and grounds the drone.
ATARGATIS is a three-section rod measuring in at an overall length of 12 foot and is rated at 40lb-60lbs and has a heavy action with fast taper. ATARGATIS features quality Fuji K Series guide frames, providing outstanding strength, corrosion resistance, lightness and outstanding anti-line tangle properties. The quality guide frames are fitted with Fuji alconite guide rings chosen for their excellent heat dissipation and low abrasion properties.
ATARGATIS features a FUJI graphite reel seat which has been placed lower to suit female anglers and has quality non-slip X wrapped EVA grips for comfort and feel and is dressed in Black Carbon Fibre, Mother of Pearl with Pink and silver trim.
Designed for spinning reels only they are perfectly matched to reels with drag ratings between 15 – 20kg.
The Legend of ATARGATIS
Atargatis was the Assyrian goddess of the moon, feminine powers and water, and she is the first known and recorded mermaid worshiped some 3000-4000 years ago. Legend tells a story of how Atargatis fell in love with a mortal shepherd Hadad, but she accidently killed him. Ashamed of what she had done she tried to drown herself – but the water could not hide her beauty and she was transformed into a mermaid.