We are extremely excited to be hosting some of our favorite people in the fly fishing, hunting, and conservation world as our next guest bartenders! Garrison and Corinne Doctor, the founders of RepYourWater, were some of the first people that we are aware of that made conservation a main tenet of their business, and also started the species and state-based fishing and hunting apparel product category that is so popular these days.
After pouring some fine local brews for the guests, Garrison and Corinne will share the story of how they got started, why they saw the importance of conservation early, and how they successfully raised over $50K for conservation in 2017 alone!
As an extremely talented artist in many mediums, Garrison is not only responsible for all of RepYourWater's hat and apparel designs, but most recently has started doing drawings directly onto hats! If you haven't seen one of Garrison's speed sketches on Instagram yet, make sure to take a look to see what we mean! Garrison will be doing a live, one-of-a-kind hat design of Colorado's state fish, the Greenback Cutthroat Trout, that one lucky winner will be taking home.
How can you win the hat? Make sure to RSVP, and you'll get one entry into the drawing. Then, for every piece of RepYourWater or RepYourWild gear you purchase during the event, you'll get another entry. Not able to come to the shop, or not located in Colorado? No problem, we'll be live-streaming the event on Instagram, and if you make a purchase online, we'll drop your entry into the bucket for you!
What is the guest bartender series?
basin + bend's Guest Bartender Series brings various personalities from the hunting, fishing, outdoor and conservation realm into the shop to share their knowledge and perspectives while pouring pints for the guests. We are continually building our advocate army, and this is a great way get out and meet other like-minded folks from the community over a FREE pint of beer!
More about Garrison and Corinne Doctor of RepYourWater
RepYourWater is an apparel brand dedicated to providing uniquely designed, top quality gear for anglers and hunters while increasing support of local conservation and inspiring exploration.
Since their inception in 2011, RepYourWater has made conservation a key component of their business, and in our eyes were one of the first manufacturers to do it. They now donate 3% of every purchase of their gear, whether bought from them directly or one of their retailers, to their conservation partners. Throughout their first 5.5 years in existence, they were able to donate more than $70K to their conservation partners. That led them to set the goal to donate $50K or more in 2017 alone. Not only did they get there, but they surpassed the goal and donated more than $54,000 to their conservation partners in 2017!
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