Big Lake

Grand Lake Stream Plt, T27 ED BPP, Indian Twp Res,, Washington, Maine
MIDAS 1288

Area (acres):10444
Perimeter (miles):70.2
Mean Depth (feet):12
Max Depth (feet):70
Delorme Page:35
Fishery Type:Coldwater + Warmwater
Invasive Aquatic Plant Infestation:Variable-leaf milfoil (confirmed 2019)

Other Lake & Watershed Information




Boating & Fishing Regulations for this and other Maine waters are available here.

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Sunset on Big Lake. Looking from Peter Dana Point up towards Big Musquash Stream (photo right). Photo courtesy of Madeline Moore of Indian Township, ME.



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Boat launches

Hills and mountains

Roberta Hill, Invasive Species Program Director at Lake Stewards of Maine, wrote this Littorally Speaking to inform community members of the current invasives problem in Big Lake.

Click here for Roberta Hill's article



UPCOMING WEBINARS & EVENTS
FREE TO ALL

BloomWatch: EPA's Smart Phone Application for the Monitoring of Cyanobacteria Blooms. Presented by Tristan Taber; airing Friday, June 25 at 4pm

Tristan Taber will give a brief overview of cyanobacteria, then perform an easy-to-follow demo of the app, and also show participants the data portal, where you can see submissions in near real-time. Get involved in this easy and helpful app for identifying and tracking blooms.

Click for information on this free Zoom event at 4pm on Friday, June 25th


What’s in the Water? A new smartphone app for identifying flora, fauna and other fascinating phenomena found in Maine Lakes. Presented by Roberta Hill and Tristan Taber; airing Friday, July 9 at 4pm

Roberta and Tristan will provide participants with an onscreen tour of the app and its associated website, and show how users can play an active role in the ongoing development of this infinitely expandable compendium.

Click for information on this free Zoom event at 4pm on Friday, July 9th


The Maine Loon Project. Presented by Tracy Hart; airing Friday, July 30 at 4pm

Tracy Hart, Director of the Maine Loon Project, will talk about the Maine Annual Loon Count, population trends, and tools on the Lakes of Maine site for learning about counts and survey efforts on individual lakes. She will also share fun facts about Common Loon natural history, threats, and conservation efforts in Maine.

Click for information on this free Zoom event at 4pm on Friday, July 30th


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