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Fishing Behind the Lines

Summer of the Muskie - Laquan Smith

Host, Don Meissner, teams up with his good friend, Rust Eddy, to take guest Laquan Smith on a Muskie fishing trip. On a hot, sunny summer day, the group floats down one of the small forest rivers near Canton, New York, in search of the elusive predator. Don also recalls some of his favorite small water Muskie catches from previous years.

Wednesday, July 18 at 9:30 am on 12.2


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  • Thursday, July 19 at 4:00 am on 12.2

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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.