Host, Don Meissner, joins a group of Charter Captains from Oswego New York who donate their time to take veterans out fishing for salmon and lake trout on Lake Ontario. Don talks with Captain Tom Burke about why it is important to give back to those who have served.
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 soldiers 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.