Fishing Behind the Lines

Colin McKeown – Retired Canadian Air Force

Retired Canadian Air Force veteran, Colin McKeown, joins host, Don Meissner on the Salmon River in Pulaski, New York. As they fish for steelhead, Colin discusses what life was like in the Canadian military. As a civilian, he is the producer of another public television fishing show, THE NEW FLY FISHER.

Wednesday, January 30 at 9:30 am on 12.2

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  • Thursday, January 31 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.