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Orvis & Yazoo Brewing Company Present Down The Hatch Fly Fishing Film Festival At Belcourt Theatre

10/20/2015

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Oct. 20, 2015) – Orvis and Yazoo present the 2015 Down the Hatch Film Festival on October 28 at the Belcourt Theatre. Harpeth River Watershed Association will be present at the event and will give a brief informational presentation during the pre-party. Tom Rosenbauer, an Orvis employee and Fly Rod & Reel magazine’s 2011 angler of the year, will also attend the event. Admission is $25 and includes free beer and food at the pre-party, admittance to the film and entry into the contest for prizes including trips and gear. Doors will open at 6 p.m., the pre-party will take place from 6:30-7:30 and the show will begin at 7:30.

About Harpeth River Watershed Association

Founded in 1999, The Harpeth River Watershed Association (HRWA) is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit, science-based, conservation organization dedicated to the restoration and protection the State Scenic Harpeth River and clean water in Tennessee.  Today, the Harpeth’s water quality, fish, wildlife and recreation values are threatened by sewage pollution and excessive water withdrawals.  To effect change, HRWA collaborates with landowners, businesses, local, state and federal decision makers, and others.  HRWA works to put solutions in place to reduce pollution, implement restorations, and maintain healthy areas so that the Harpeth River and its tributaries can progress towards water quality standards set for people and wildlife.

The 125-mile-long Harpeth River begins in Eagleville, TN, and flows through both rural and developed landscapes, including through the heart of one of the fastest growing regions of the country, before emptying into the Cumberland River near Ashland City.  The Harpeth River is part of the biologically unique river systems of the Southeast that contain some of the greatest variety of aquatic life in the world.  The Harpeth River Watershed includes the main river and over 1,000 miles of tributaries that drain an area of land approximately 870 square miles across Rutherford, Williamson, Davidson, Hickman, Dickson and Cheatham counties in Middle Tennessee. One of Tennessee’s few free flowing rivers, the Harpeth is a State Scenic River as it runs through Nashville’s Davidson County. For more information, please visit www.harpethriver.org.

 

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Contacts:

 

Jessica Wright

Harpeth River Watershed Association

Tel: 615-790-9767

jessicawright@harpethriver.org

www.harpethriver.org