Fishing Behind the Lines

A Summer Day Drift

Host, Don Meissner, and volunteer, Rust Eddy, team up to take Marine Bill Demers drifting and wading down the scenic Grass River on a hot summer day. The groups eagerly anticipate anything that bites, including bass and pike, and maybe even a surprise wall-eye.

Thursday, May 23 at 4:00 am on 12.2

additional airdates

  • Wednesday, May 22 at 9:30 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.