In part one of this two-part episode, Host, Don Meissner, and Marine veteran, Justin Walts, team up to take guest Lindsey Neumann fishing for large-mouth bass and tiger Muskie on Hyde Lake near Theresa, New York. Stationed in Seattle, Washington, Lindsey serves as a Lieutenant Junior Grade in Coast Guard. As the day progresses, she learns how to be a pro-angler, while sharing how her eight years in the Coastguard have impacted and shaped her life.
Soldiers share their experiences in the Army while fishing is introduced as a natural way to relieve stress and features one of the most popular outdoor activities. Fishing Behind the Lines invokes the soldier's story, their lives serving in the United States Military and its effect on their families, and their overall life experiences. Each episode highlights a day of fishing in one of the great lakes, regional streams or rivers. The series, Hosted by Don Meissner, with active duty or retired Soldiers as special guests will do much to link the military and civilian communities and foster national pride.