Category Archives: Recreation

09 February 2019: Is This Your Ice Fishing House?

This ice fishing house has been up on the northwest end of Clary Lake for a few weeks. This morning the wind was really humming and it blew it a mile and a half down the lake to the State … Continue reading

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25 December 2018: Ice Boating on Clary Lake

Cold! Very Cold! And fast! Very fast! I’d have taken more video but it was too cold! What great ice! There appears to be a solid 8″ to 10″ of ice.

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05 December 2018: Let’s Go Skating!

Good Skating on Clary Lake but as usual, you should use caution, check the ice thickness where you’re planning to skate, and avoid areas where there is likely to be a current i.e., the inlet and outlet of the lake, … Continue reading

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02 June 2018: Donations Continue

Please join me in thanking the Chickawaukee Ice Boat Club for their $500 donation to our campaign to raise money to buy and repair the Clary Lake dam! My friend Bill Bunting stopped by the other day to say the … Continue reading

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15 December 2017: Clary Lake Freezes Over

Clary Lake was fully frozen over on the morning of Friday, December 15th. The sunrise picture at left is from Clary Cam 2, over at David Hodsdon’s place. As dates go, you can see from the Ice-In and Ice-Out Dates web … Continue reading

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26 February 2017: Fire On Ice Winter Festival A Great Success!

The Winter “Fire on Ice” Festival put on by the CLA Momentum Committee last Saturday was a great success. The weather was good, the companionship was even better and the S’mores were perfect. By this time of the winter it … Continue reading

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21 February 2017: Winter Festival Update

Just a quick reminder/update email about our upcoming “Winter Festival” event being put on by the CLA Momentum Committee this coming Saturday, February 25th, from 12pm-3pm on Clary Lake. “Winter Festival” might imply a bigger event than what is actually … Continue reading

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Ice Boating on Clary Lake, February 2017

I’ve never ice boated on a snow-covered lake before. It was quite the experience. And fast. Very fast. And cold. Very cold. The boat actually belongs to my friend Brian who clocked one of his runs on the ice boat at … Continue reading

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16 January 2017: In the Cockpit of a Lockley Skimmer on Clary Lake

I’m not sure how fast I was going, but it sure felt like I was flying: I’m guessing I hit 30+ mph on the final leg heading towards shore. Here’s a friend of mine going for a spin:  

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16 January 2017: Small Plane Over Clary Lake

It’s been a fun couple of days on Clary Lake what with good ice and better weather. Today a friend of mine flew up from southern Maine in his Canard aeroplane to check out the ice boats on Damariscotta lake. … Continue reading

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