Monthly Archives March 2014

Welcome to the New Watchic Lake Website

Welcome to the new Watchic Lake Association website! We’ve updated the website to be more helpful to our members, sponsors, property owners, and users of Watchic Lake. We’ve added a lot more information about the lake, the loons, memories of the lake, and how to best protect this precious resource. Thanks to Judy Thibeau of Tebo Designs for her help in updating the site. We hope you find the new site informative and we welcome any feedback. Email comments and
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Watchic Lake of Yesteryear (early 1900) – by Donal Greenleaf

In 1949, Donal Greenleaf wrote a wonderful memoir on his summers as child on Watchic Lake at what is now the camp at Watchic Rd 7 (TCV for “Twentieth Century Views”) . Thanks to his niece, we have posted the full memoir here. Below are some excerpts of the Watchic experience of hundred years ago. I first came to Watchic at the age of 12 in 1902, the month and the day I know not, but I rather suspect it
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Seasonal Solutions

Provides year-round property inspection and management services to owners of residential and commercial properties throughout Southern Maine. More at www.seasonalsolutions.com or (207) 838-5305.
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Tebo Marketing & Design

Full service digital marketing company offering website development and graphic design, WordPress website design and development, email marketing, corporate branding, print design and print sales, and website hosting. Tebo Marketing & Design powers this website. More at  www.teamtebo.com and 207-642-3334.
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First Fish – by Paul McNulty

I had enjoyed fishing as a kid and an adult, which was one of the reasons we chose a place on Watchic Lake. I have lots of fond memories of fishing with my two sons, but this one is special as my youngest son had just caught his first fish. This was about 1995.
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Water Quality Status (Winter 2013 – 2014)

This winter the lake has been consistently covered with an ice sheet that has provided a good surface for many winter activities. Reports by those who have been fishing the lake this winter have indicated that the catch has been good to date. Pending a slow snow melt and ease into spring, conditions are such that lake water quality should remain consistent. In August 2013, the Watchic Lake Association (WLA) was notified by local authorities that a complaint regarding septic
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Dam Safety Improved

The area around the dam has been used for years by folks not always understanding the risk of injury. The WLA board felt it was time to reduce the risk and improve the safety for all users of Watchic Lake. During the fall of 2013, dam safety has been improved by: Better signage: Provide signs that warn of the hazards, and place them so can be seen from the water at a safe distance (100 feet from shore). Also, new
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