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Fishing Grounds of the Gulf of Maine

Burnt Island, Inner Ridge aka Andrews Shoal This is NE. by E. from Monhegan, distant 5 miles. It is a broken ground with depths from 15 to 20 fathoms, the bottom rocky and gravelly, with occasional mud holes. It extends NE. about 4 miles. nearly to Roaring Bull Ledge, and is mile wide. There are strong tidal currents here, the flood being NE., the ebb SW.

It is a cod ground from April to June, and cod and hake are taken from September to November; haddock in December. It is a good lobster ground.