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Fishing Grounds of the Gulf 1 04

Fishing Grounds of the Gulf 1 04

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The fish of these shore grounds, due probably to the greater large quantity of food here, are though
The fish of these shore grounds, due probably to the greater large quantity of food here, are though

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Fishing Grounds of the Gulf 1 04
The fish of these shore grounds, due probably to the greater large quantity of food here, are thoughtto be distinctly superior in good quality to those of the same species taken on the overseas banks.The cod and the haddock, specially, of the Gulf of Maine are especially well conditioned fish and arenoted for their excellence.The numbers presented in Table 2 show only a fraction of the get from the Inner Grounds, since theydeal totally with the fares of minn kota endura vessels of 5 net tons and over. There are literallythousands of the so-called "certified" or "under-tonned" boats, mostly gill-netters, that takenumerous pounds from these waters annually, principally cod and haddock. About the Maine coast and across the line in New Brunswick there are far more than 300 weirswhich furnished to American canners and smokers during the year 1923 (whose figures are alreadychosen as representing an average season) 77,000,000 weight of herring. In the coast of Massachusetts there are 50 or even more fish and weirs traps, and from the Isle of Shoals toPemaquid Part of Maine there are more than 50 floating traps in the various bays, on the points of offshore islands, or perhaps in the open sea, and all these take a rich harvest from the waters. ,there is the lobster fishery, more important in the Gulf of Maine than anywhere else in america.Thenand way tooOf those various branches from the fisheries industries couple of statistics are available,nevertheless we may say that the figures of the 1919 census showed that the "under-ton" boatsmentioned landed 5,324,426 lbs of fish with the port of Boston, mostly of cod and haddock, andtherefore the same type of create in 1923 landed at Portland, Me., more than 3,000,000 pounds,primarily of ground species of fish. We also know that each town, hamlet, island and small town andcity coupled this nearly 4,000 'miles of coast line takes its toll in the sea.
 
Lukes Rock and roll. This rock lies S. byE. 3 miles from Moosabec Light, roundedin shape, and about 1 mile in size.Depths are from 25 to 35 fathoms; thebottom isstones and gravel, and mud.This is mainly a small-motorboat minnkota endura ground, however, there issome vessel fishing. Hake are consideredhere from June to September,comprehensive; cod are present inregards to the rocks the year all around.Pollock are within spring and fall, andhaddock from December to Feb .,inclusive. Minn Kota Endura is as simpleas hand and trawl line.Newfound Terrain. A small rocky area about 1/4 mile over with an automatic buoy in the center forguidance into the Bay of Fundy. It. Fire can easily spread swiftlyon a new boat, even upon water. Alarms along with detectors couldhelp maintain your crew safe.is a small-motorboat ground having depths averaging 18 fathoms. Itlies about 3 miles S. by W. from Moosabec Light. conditions and Species are as on Lukes Rock.Fishing is simply by hand and trawl line.Henrys Rock and roll. Five miles SW. by S. from Moosabec Light. 1/4 mile in diameter, and 30fathoms over a level bottom. Sportfishing is done by hand trawl and line. Cod are present the yearclose to, a few haddock in the fall, hake in the summertime but not in the drop, and pollock in springand drop.Handspike Ground. 8-10 miles SW. by S. from Moosabec Light, nearly spherical in form, and ? mile
 
across. It features a bottom of depths and rocks of from 35 to 40 fathoms. Species and seasons areidentical as on Lukes Rock, but generally cod and pollock are taken here by hand and trawl line.Traditional western Egg Rock. This can be SW. from Moosabec Light, 8 kilometers distant, lying inthe NE. and SW. direction, 3 kilometers long by 1 mile wide. The bottom isirregular and sharp, anddifficult and has 25 to 30 fathoms. Sport fishing here is mostly yourself line, the ground becomingsaid to be too rough for trawling. This is a small-vessel ground, and sport fishing is done mainlyduring the summer season. Cod and pollock are taken in thesummer and spring, and fall; haddock are present in fall and spring; and cusk in 35 to 40 fathoms in fall and early spring. This is not a hakeground.Old Egg Rock. This rock is WSW. from Moosabec Light, 6 miles distant, and running in a NE. andSW. route. It is 3 mls long by 1 mile wide; features a rocky bottom and depths of 25 to 30 fathoms.Trawls also are utilized, even though this is also a tiny-boat floor, where fishing is done mainly byhand outlines. This ground is fished by the larger vessels in the tumble months when the weather istoo rough for minn kota endura on the outside reasons. , and a few pollock are taken in spring andfall; hake in fair number in the fall months.Cod and haddock Midsection Ridge This is W. by S. from Moosabec Light 3 miles. It is based on a NE. and SW.direction which is about 1 distance long by ? mile wide. The depths are from 18 to 25 fathoms alongwith the bottom is rocky and rough. It really is a small-vessel ground mostly and also of littleimportance like a minn kota endura ground. Cod are present the year around haddock in latesummer and early spring with a smaller number in the fall. Cusk are here the year around. A fewpollock are here in the fall and springtime.Broken Ground. This lies S by E from Moosabec light, 15 a long way, whence the ground stretchesWSW to in 4 miles of Mount Desert Rock and roll with an average breadth of 1 distance. The depthsmanage from 15 to 100 fathoms. The shallows are sharp and rocky; the clay, pea gravel and deeps.There are places ? distance long and others 3 miles long experiencing depths of 70 fathoms. Severalof these areas have special brands: Crawley's Rocks, Puzzling Rock, The Ridges. The groundsdescribed here and those previously mentioned are known to the fishermen as the Moosabec Ridges. All these seem to be fishing spots cropping out upon the 50 fathom curve. About the Broken Groundthe fishing season is from June 1 by way of September. Herring normally are abundant here fromMay to September. Cod are taken outside of the reasons in spring and fall. Pollock and small cod aretaken on the shoals in fall and summer, and hake on the mud base in summer and fall and hake onthe mud bottom part in summer and fall.Tibbetts' Ledge. This lies east from Petit Manan 4 or 5 miles. The marks are Schoodic Island overEnvironmentally friendly Island of Petit Manan and the Ladle over Nash's Island. This ledge consistsof two rocky shoals with depths of 3 to 3? fathoms, about one acre apiece in degree and 1/4 mileapart lying SE and NW from the other. To the westward of such is broken floor nearly to PetitManan. These are favored small-boat grounds. The eastern ledge drops abruptly into the mud. InMay large cod are caught on the muddy bottom just E of the ledge in 27 to 30 fathoms. Hake andhaddock are taken in late spring (May) and slip. Minn Kota Endura is by hands trawl and range.Ben's Ground. Lies ESE from Petit Manan 4 or 5 mls. The marks are Petit Manan Gentle tonorthward of Middle Hill of Mount Desert and Humpback Mountain in the west side of Trafton'sIsland or Pond Island Gentle to the eastward of Jordan's Delight. The earth is circular fit and healthy,about 3/4 mile across, having 14 to 30 fathoms of water. The bottom is of mud and rocks. This

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