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Fishing Grounds of the Gulf of Maine

Middle RidgeThis is W. by S. from Moosabec Light 3 miles. It lies in a NE. and SW. direction and is about 1 mile long by mile wide. The depths are from 18 to 25 fathoms and the bottom is rough and rocky. It is a small-boat ground mostly and of little importance as a fishing ground.

Cod are present the year around haddock in late spring and summer with a smaller number in the fall. Cusk are here the year around. A few pollock are here in the spring and fall.