Watchic Lake Association

News and Events

Lake-Friendly Water Sport Zones

During the summer, WLA members raised concerns about wakesurfing on the lake, and the potential risk to lake users, wildlife (e.g. swamping loon nests), and shoreland property from the large waves (over 3 feet). Although the wakesurfing is generally happening at slow speeds near ...

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New Dam Fall Opening Date November 1

Thank you to the members who voted on whether or not to change the fall dam opening date. The Watchic Lake dam is owned and maintained by the Watchic Lake Dam LLC. 77% of those members who responded agreed with the suggestion from some lake residents to move the dam opening date ...

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August Loon News

As you know we had two loon chicks hatched on Saturday, July 18.  Loon chicks are considered “fledged” at 6 weeks so August 29 will mark that stage of their lives.  Both chicks seem to be doing well and spend most of their time between Middle Island and the south shore of the lak ...

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Helpful Covid-19 Info for Lake Users

This information is being provided by the Maine Lake Society to help folks plan for their visits to the lake. There are no guidelines specific for our lake – we encourage all lake users to stay informed of Maine and Standish guidelines as we all navigate these unusual times ...

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Upcoming and Recent Events

This listing includes events and happening on Watchic Lake. Many other regional events can found at the Maine Today calendar site. Some events are WLA sponsored, and others appear for the benefit of Watchic Lake users. 2020 Events August to November 2020. Route 113 Culvert Replac ...

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Spring 2020 Dam Closing

This year the dam was closed on March 26 (shortly after ice out). We close the dam to raise the lake to the summer full pond level. Full pond will be reached in about two to three weeks depending on the weather. Ice out occurred on about March 23 this year, a bit earlier than pre ...

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Membership / Donation


New – WLA Online Store – Support the Lake!

The WLA has begun an online store filled with Watchic Lake (and other Maine Lake) gifts, clothing, a...

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Route 113 Closure – New Date Starts September 8

New Date – starting September 8 (day after Labor Day) Route 113 (Pequawket Trail) will be clos...

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