Winter

2017 Moosehead Lake Ice Out

2017 Moosehead Lake Ice Out

Fortunately, this year we saw a return to an old-fashioned Maine winter here at Moosehead Lake.  At the start of the season, we were buried with snow and had storm after storm, making for excellent trail riding, skiing, snowshoeing. The lake froze in early January and the ice quickly grew to two feet! What a […]

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Winter Is Not Just for Ice Fisherman

Winter Is Not Just for Ice Fisherman

This winter we have been lucky to have guests with all interests! We have had our traditional winter groups of guys coming to fish and snowmobile, lots of families coming to teach the young ones to fish as well as groups of friends and families venturing out for completely different winter activities! Are you not […]

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Ski Squaw this Winter

Ski Squaw this Winter

Located just 25 miles south of Tomhegan, visitors will find our beloved Squaw Ski Mountain. You won’t find heated gondolas and high speed chairs here, but what you will find is affordable lift tickets, ski rentals, lessons, and a quaint lodge and cafe that recalls the days where families enjoyed ski vacations together for years. […]

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Snowshoe Tomhegan and Beyond

Snowshoe Tomhegan and Beyond

Snowshoeing is a great winter activity for the entire family to enjoy! With seven trails right on site, you don’t have to travel far to enjoy a leisurely trip with a relaxing break by the lake’s edge. With interconnecting trails, you can make your trip a short half hour walk or an afternoon excursion. The […]

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Welcome Ice Fisherman – Ice Fishing 101

Welcome Ice Fisherman – Ice Fishing 101

This year is going to be great for all winter sports, including ice fishing! Since a big part of Tomhegan history is centered around years of being a sportsman’s camp, it would be expected that Ice Fishing one of the most popular activities among our winter guests. The sport of ice fishing has come a […]

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The Science Behind Frozen Lakes

The Science Behind Frozen Lakes

This summer the highest lake water temperature we saw near Tomhegan was 75ºF! Nice and warm, the lake was perfect for swimming, tubing and all summer water sports.  However, as the temperature has dropped over the past months, the lake has been preparing for its winter freeze. With 7ºF on the morning of December 10th, […]

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Winter on Moosehead Lake

Winter on Moosehead Lake

As the flakes fall elegantly to the ground, winter is settling in here in the north woods of Maine. The deer are still here, but as soon as the lake freezes over, we will be saying goodbye to them until the spring, as they migrate to the Moose River. Generally the lake is completely frozen […]

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