ICE OUT! ICE OUT! ICE OUT! ICE OUT! ICE OUT! ICE OUT! ICE OUT!
IT IS OFFICIAL……..THE ICE IS OUT ON MEGUNTICOOK LAKE.
The “Ice Out” was called today, April 15th at 9:55 this morning. The recent high winds and warm weather put a quick end to any remaining ice. There was a small thin band of ice the stretched from Lutz Island to the mainland that finally gave way this morning (in the wind and rain).
As far as the contest……..there were many entries, guesses from the end of March to the beginning of May. The majority of the guesses were for April and surprisingly there were several that were VERY close to the date and time.
First place goes to: Deena Lufkin
Deena guessed April 15th at 9:00 A.M.
Second place goes to: Sean Day
Sean guessed April 15th at 2:00 P.M.
Third place goes to: Tracy Wickwire
Tracy guessed April 15th at 3:06 P.M.
Deena wins a $100.00 gift certificate from Maine Sport and a years subscription to the Camden Herald. Sean wins a $50.00 check from the Megunticook Watershed Association. Thanks to Maine Sport and the Camden Herald for providing prizes.
OTHER ICE OUT NEWS
-Chickawaukie Lake went out on April 12th at 10:50 A.M.
-Grassy Pond went out on April 13th
-Hobbs Pond went out on April 14th
-Alfred Lake went out on April 15th at 2:45 P.M.
-Hosmer Pond went out on April 15th
-Norton Pond went out on April 15th