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Fishing Behind the Lines

Family Matters

Host, Don Meissner, reunites with good friend, and volunteer Justin Walts. Justin’s wife Shannon, and their two children, River and Reed, join Don to fish the Black River for bass. As they fish, Shannon helps shed some light on what it’s like to be the family that stands in support behind a soldier.

Wednesday, May 15 at 9:30 am on 12.2


additional airdates

  • Thursday, May 16 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.