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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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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, … Read more

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 … Read more