Fishing Behind the Lines

Ben Carter: Wading for Trout

Host Don Meissner wades for rainbow and brown trout near downtown Oswego, New York, with guest Ben Carter, who served four years in the Air Force and six years in the Army. Joining them are local fishermen Derek, Mark, Eric, and Kate, all eager to share a day of fishing with America’s veterans.

Wednesday, November 28 at 9:30 am on 12.2

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  • Thursday, November 29 at 4:00 am on 12.2

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series description

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.