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Fishing Grounds of the Gulf of Maine

Inner Schoodic Ridge This ridge bears SE. by S. from Bakers Island, the center distant 12 miles. This ground is nearly circular in form, about 4 miles in diameter, and has depths running from 18 to 60 fathoms. The bottom is of rocks, gravel, and mud; the shoaler portions are sharp and rocky. Vessels from Maine ports use this ground, fishing by hand line and trawl.

Cod and haddock are abundant here in spring and fall, and hake fishing is good through the summer. It is a good lobster ground.