Androscoggin Lake is “An Everyday Joy” For Maine Summer Vacation Visitors
By Jon Whitney
(Anne Plummer and Associates)
Located 20 minutes from the capital city of Augusta, 50 minutes north of Portland and an easy drive from Boston, is the 4,000-acre Androscoggin Lake.The classic New England villages of Wayne and Leeds border the lake's shoreline. Search for lakefront properties on Androscoggin Lake Androscoggin Lake is has been known to produce unusually large pickerel and bass, both small mouth and large mouth. Numerous fishing tournaments are held throughout the year. A state boat launch is located on Route 133 in Wayne.Several islands dot the lake including Lothrop, Blodgett, Norris and Androscoggin. Lothrop Island in Leeds is also known as Black Sand Island. According to the Seven Wonders of Wayne Web site produced by local elementary school students, "The sand on Black Sand Island is black because ...