Operation: Fishing Freedom

Operation: Fishing Freedom was created as a result of over five years of taking US Military Veterans fishing through a non-profit organization, called Take a Vet Fishing, NFP – Jay Garstecki and Ben Olsen take US Military Veterans fishing as a means of healing the effects of PTS (Post Traumatic Stress) on returning soldiers. It's been proven that fishing, through mental relaxation, low-impact exercise and social camaraderie can alleviate the effects of PTS, and clinicians are taking notice. While meeting thousands of Veterans from across the country through this non-profit organization, countless stories of heroism was told. Stories which were too good and meaningful to go untold to the American population, so Operation: Fishing Freedom was born...

Show Info

Network: United States Discovery Channel (2017 - now)
Schedule: Fridays (30 min)
Status: Running
Show Type: Reality

Official site: www.discovery.com

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Kurt Power

Episode 1x09; Mar 3, 2017

Former U.S. Army Sergeant Kurt Power joins us in Canada for some fresh Walleye. Power shares his story from surviving a sniper's bullet in Ramadi, Iraq, to serving as an officer on the Boston Gang Unit.

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x09: Kurt PowerMar 3, 2017
1x08: John HitchensFeb 24, 2017
1x07: Brian EbertFeb 17, 2017
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