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Fishing Grounds of the Gulf of Maine
Blue Hill Ground This ground lies approximately E: by S. ¾ S from the western head of Isle au Haute, distant 7 miles.
Marks: Brimstone Island out by the western head of Isle au Haute and Blue Hill on the west side of Marshall Island. These marks lead to a depth of 25 fathoms on the northeast part of the ground, deepening southwest to 40 fathoms in 1 mile from the shoaler part, which is about ½ mile wide. The bottom consists of gravel and pebbles.
This is a good ground for cod in the spring and fall but is best for haddock during the entire winter. Hand lines and trawl are used.