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Fishing Grounds of the Gulf of Maine

Southeast Rock This is a ledge, nearly uncovered at low tide on its shoalest spot, SSE from Petit Manan and 4 miles distant, The shoal portions slope toward the NE a distance of 4 miles over an irregular bottom, Depths vary from 17 to 30 fathoms, The shoals are rocky, and the deeps are muddy,

Cod and haddock are taken here in May and June, hake from July to September, It is a good lobster ground, also. Fishing here is by handline and trawl operated from vessels and small boats from near-by Maine ports.