WAYNESBORO, VIRGINIA and JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA – Today, Tycoon Tackle, Inc. and Tailin’ Toads announced that Tycoon Tackle, Inc. will become a distributor for the Tailin’ Toads line of sun protection apparel and other products in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast Region of the United States and the Caribbean Basin. Tailin’ Toads offers a broad selection of fingerless gloves, face and body sun protection gear. In addition the Tailin’ Toads line includes rod and reel covers, paddle covers, and more.
At the heart of the Tailin’ Toads line are materials that are rated at UPF 50+ that provide protection from the harmful ultraviolet sun rays when enjoying the great outdoors. The proper use of sun protection garments can significantly reduce the risk of developing skin cancer. Each product is offered in a variety of colors and patterns. And, all Tailin’ Toads products are proudly made in the United States.
Manny Altman said, “I am on a mission to protect anglers skin from the effects of harmful UV rays. Each year, according to the Skin Cancer Foundation, there are more new cases of skin cancer than the combined incidence of breast, prostate, lung, and colon cancers. By partnering with Tycoon Tackle as a Distributor of Tailin’ Toads, it is our goal to educate more anglers and outdoor enthusiasts to get protected with high quality, stylish and American made products…Get your Toad On!”
Tim O’Brien, President of Tycoon Tackle said, “Tailin’ Toads manufactures a very high quality product, one that will complement our fishing rod line. I have personally used the Face Shieldz and fingerless gloves in a recent marlin tournament. The cutting edge designs and colors simply set this product apart from other manufacturers. I look forward to working with Manny Altman and her team for years to come.”
Tailin’ Toads is a Jacksonville, Florida based creator and manufacturer of sun protection performance products. The company was founded in June 2012 by Manny Altman, an outdoor and angling enthusiast and is committed to manufacturing high quality sun protection products in the United States.
Tycoon Tackle, Inc. is a 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, President and CEO of the company, said, “The company as a one-man shop 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 its products in the United States.