Fishing Behind the Lines

Best of FVTL (Hometown Hero Muskie Challenge & Fishing for Freedom

Host Don Meissner revisits some of the more memorable catches of season three. Don also visits the Hometown Hero Muskie Challenge in Massena, New York, and the Fishing for Freedom Tournament in Alexandria Bay, New York. Both events focus on giving back to military veterans while enjoying great a day of fishing.

Wednesday, December 19 at 9:30 am on 12.2

additional airdates

  • Thursday, December 20 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.