2019 Ice Out Contest

The Megunticook Lake Watershed Association is once again sponsoring an “Ice Out” contest.  The person who guesses closest to date and time the ice goes out on Megunticook Lake will win a $100.00 gift certificate from Maine Sport and a year’s subscription to the Camden...

Free Fishing Weekend

Love to fish in Maine? Free fishing weekend is just around the corner and is the perfect time to introduce someone new to the sport! Free Fishing Weekend is Saturday, February 16 and Sunday, February 17! During free fishing weekend, any person may fish for free...

Mid-Winter Report

Here’s Warden Dale’s Mid-Winter Report Mid-winter in the Megunticook Watershed is a fabulous time to get out and shake those blues. The temperatures may be cold but if you dress properly it’s fun to play on the ice. While skating, fishing or just...

Ice Safety!

Hey MWAers, We have had some great early season ice conditions and many folks, ice skaters, hard water fishers, and ice boaters have been taking advantage. However, ice conditions are variable throughout the watershed and we all need to think safety first. An MWA...

Swimmer and Boater Safety Reminder

SWIMMERS AND BOATERS REMINDER- The water is warm now and lots of people are out swimming. The Megunticook Watershed Association urges boaters to be vigilant and always know what is ahead of them. When waterskiing and tubing, state law requires boaters to have a...

Drowning Doesn’t Look Like Drowning

Drowning Doesn’t Look Like Drowning- by Mario Vittone The new captain jumped from the deck, fully dressed, and sprinted through the water. A former lifeguard, he kept his eyes on his victim and headed straight for a couple who were swimming between their anchored...