Adam Schreiber

Christmas Comes Early When Unboxing Your Mammoth Lake Trout Mount

Father and son have a whopper of a fish tale - and an equally cool mount to remind them of the memory!

Adam Schreiber and his son Braxton shared a special moment on July 3, 2015. It was on that day, while trolling the depths of Cree Lake, in Saskatchewan, Canada, that eight-year-old Braxton hooked into a giant of a lake trout that gave him a fight he'll never forget.

The monster laker fell for a white and pink Kwikfish lure, and with a little help from Dad, Braxton was able to win the tug-of-war and get the fish in the boat. Wanting to release this trophy lake trout, a quick measurement was taken: 48 inches long with a 32-inch girth. The fish bottomed out the 50-pound scale the boys had in the boat!

lake trout

Fast forward to April 29, 2017. What showed up on that day was a massive cardboard box with, you guessed it, a fiberglass replica mount of their trophy fish. Created by Advanced Taxidermy, this mount is about as pretty as they get.

Here's a short video showing the unboxing. Sure looks like Christmas, doesn't it?



lake trout

lake trout

Talk about one heck of a fish story!

Want to catch a fish like this yourself? The Schreiber's own and operate Cree Lake Lodge, and judging from the size of trophy northern pike, lake trout, walleye and grayling pictured on their site, this is one fishing hotspot you'll want to check out.

Follow Cree Lake Lodge on Facebook HERE or check out their website HERE.

Way to go Adam and Braxton! That's a father-son memory that is sure to last a lifetime.

Images Courtesy of Adam Schreiber.

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