Tycoon Tackle, Inc. to Become Sales Agent for 406 Lines

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VIRGINIA and BOZEMAN, MONTANA – Today, Tycoon Tackle, Inc. and 406 Lines announced the addition of Tycoon Tackle, Inc. as a sales agent for the 406 family of fly lines.

406 Fly Lines is a small family owned business started to give the older fiberglass and slow action rod user and the new glass rod owner an opportunity to use the fly lines originally designed “back in the day” for their classic rods. The tapers are based on some of the most popular vintage tapers tweaked with modern materials.  Ever try to find a double taper lines these days? One of the largest manufacturers today has over 52 different tapers in their 2013 catalog and exactly one double taper in limited sizes. 406 lines will be available in sizes up to 9-weight in both double taper and weight forward to accommodate your rods.  At the risk of sounding trendy living in one of the most beautiful places on the planet is a privilege we don’t take lightly. All product packaging is manufactured with 100% recyclable materials. The fly lines are manufactured in the USA in a state of the art environmentally friendly facility. 

Tim O’Brien, President of Tycoon Tackle said, “We are excited with our new association with 406 Lines.  Our testing has shown that these lines also perform well with the Tycoon Tackle Scion Series of graphite fly rods, as well.  And, we are looking forward to a long association with Tom and the 406 team.” 

Tom Brodhead, President of 406 Fly Lines said, “We are very happy to be associated with Tycoon Tackle. As a believer in providing the finest quality product that can be produced Tycoon fits in perfectly with our goal of having a small cadre of dealers committed to the same high standards we strive for everyday.”

406 Fly Lines is a small family owned business started to give the older fiberglass and slow action rod user and the new glass rod owner an opportunity to use the fly lines originally designed “back in the day” for their classic rods. The tapers are based on some of the most popular vintage tapers tweaked with modern materials. 

Tycoon Tackle, Inc. is a Charlottesville, Virginia-based angling outfitter that originated in Miami, Florida in 1935.  The company was on the scene in the formative years of big-game angling and at one time more than 95% of all world record fish were caught on the company’s fishing rods. Tim O’Brien, owner and President the company, said, “The company began with little money but ‘a fortune in ideas’ and in time grew to become a leader in the angling world, by not only making the best and most desirable fishing rods but by being a leader in promoting the catch and release of gamefish.”  The company is still family owned and committed to manufacturing products in the United States of America.