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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 shoreline grounds, due probably to the greater large quantity of food on this page
The fish of these shoreline grounds, due probably to the greater large quantity of food on this page

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Fishing Grounds of the Gulf 1 04
The fish of these shoreline grounds, due probably to the greater large quantity of food on this page,are thought to be distinctly superior in top quality to those of the same kinds taken on the offshorebanks. The cod and the haddock, especially, of the Gulf of Maine are particularly well conditionedspecies of fish and are noted for their excellence.The statistics presented in Dinner table 2 show only a fraction of the catch from the Inner Reasons,since they deal fully with the fares of minn kota endura vessels of 5 net lots and over. There arehuge amounts of the so-called "registered" or "under-tonned" boats, generally gill-netters, that takecountless pounds from these oceans annually, principally cod and haddock.In the Maine coast and across the line in New Brunswick there are many than 300 weirs whichfurnished to American smokers and canners during the year 1923 (whose figures have been chosenas which represents an average season) 77,000,000 weight of herring. In the coast of Massachusettsthere are 50 or maybe more weirs and sea food traps, and from your Isle of Shoals to Pemaquid Partof 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 go on a rich harvest from these waters. , there is thelobster fishery, more important within the Gulf of Maine than anywhere else in the states.Then andtooOf the various branches of the fisheries industries few statistics are available, however we may saythat the figures of the 1919 census showed that the "under-ton" vessels mentioned landed 5,324,426kilos of fish with the port of Boston, mostly of haddock and cod, and this the same type of craft in1923 landed at Portland, Me., more than 3,000,000 pounds, principally of ground seafood. We alsoknow that each hamlet, village, island and town and city together this nearly 4,000 'miles of coastline takes its toll in the sea.Lukes Rock. This rock is situated S. by E. 3 miles from Moosabec Light, circular in shape, and about1 mile in diameter. Depths are from 25 to 35 fathoms; the bottom ispea gravel and rocks, and mud.There is some vessel fishing, though this is certainly mainly a small-boat fishing terrain. Hake areundertaken here from June to September, inclusive; cod are present concerning the rocks the yearall around. Pollock are in fall and springtime, and haddock from December to February, inclusive.Minn Kota Endura is by trawl and hand line.Newfound Ground. A small rocky place about 1/4 mile over with an automatic buoy in the center forguidance into the Bay of Fundy. It is a small-motorboat ground having depths averaging 18 fathoms.It lies about 3 miles S. by W. from Moosabec Light. periods and Species are as on Lukes Rock. MinnKota Endura is actually by hand and trawl line.Henrys Rock and roll. Five miles SW. by S. from Moosabec Light. 1/4 distance in diameter, and 30fathoms across a level bottom. Angling is done by hand trawl and line. Cod are present the year allaround, a few haddock from the fall, hake during the summer but not in the tumble, and pollock inspring and slip.Handspike Ground. Seven miles SW. by S. from Moosabec Light, nearly spherical in form, and ? mileacross. It features a bottom of stones and depths of from 35 to 40 fathoms. Types and seasons arethe same as on Lukes Rock, but generally cod and pollock are taken in this article by hand and trawlline.
 
 American Egg Rock. This really is SW. from Moosabec Light, 8 mls distant, lying within a NE. andSW. direction, 3 miles long by 1 mile wide. The base issharp and irregular, and difficult and has 25to 30 fathoms. Minn Kota Endura here is mostly by hand line, the ground becoming said to be toohard for trawling. This can be a small-boat ground, and angling is done mainly in the summertimeseason. Cod and pollock are consumed in thespring and summer, and fall; haddock are present inspring and fall; and cusk in 35 to 40 fathoms in fall and spring season. This is not a hake ground.Old Egg cell Rock. This rock and roll is WSW. from Moosabec Light, 6 miles distant, and running in aNE. and http://www.dnr.illinois.gov/fishing SW. route. It is 3 miles long by 1 mile wide; has a rockydepths and bottom of 25 to 30 fathoms. This is also a small-boat ground, exactly where minn kotaendura is done primarily by hand lines, but trawls also are used. This ground is fished by the largersized vessels in the fall months when the weather is too rough for fishing on the outside grounds. ,and a few pollock are taken in fall and spring; hake in fair number inside the fall months.Cod andhaddock Middle Ridge This is W. by S. from Moosabec Light 3 miles. It depends on a NE. and SW. directionand is also about 1 mile long by ? mile wide. The depths are from 18 to 25 fathoms and the bottom ishard and rocky. It is actually a small-boat ground mostly and also little importance being a minn kotaendura ground. Cod are present the year all around haddock in late summer and spring with asmaller quantity in the fall. Cusk are here the season around. A few pollock are here in the springand tumble.Broken Ground. This lies S by E from Moosabec light, 15 kilometers, whence the ground expandsWSW to inside 4 miles of Mount Desert Rock and roll with an average size of 1 distance. The depthsrun from 15 to 100 fathoms. The shallows are rocky and sharp; the clay, deeps and gravel. There areplaces ? mile long and others 3 miles long having depths of 70 fathoms. Several of these spots havespecial names: Crawley's Rocks, Puzzling Rock, The Ridges. The grounds pointed out here and thoseabove mentioned are known to the anglers as the Moosabec Ridges. All these seem to be minn kotaendura spots cropping out upon the 50 fathom curve. About the Broken Ground the fishing season isfrom June 1 by way of September. Herring generally are abundant right here from May toSeptember. Cod are taken outside of the grounds in fall and spring. Pollock and small cod are takenon the shoals in summer and fall, and hake on the mud underside in fall and summer 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 Tropical island. This ledgeconsists of two rocky shoals with depths of three to 3? fathoms, about one acre apiece in extent and1/4 mile apart lying NW and SE from each other. To the westward of those is broken floor nearly toPetit Manan. These are preferred small-motorboat grounds. The eastern ledge drops abruptly intothe mud. In May large cod are caught within the muddy bottom just E of the ledge in 27 to 30fathoms. Hake and haddock are taken in late spring season (May) and drop. Minn Kota Endura is byhands line and trawl.Ben's Ground. Is situated ESE from Petit Manan 4 or 5 mls. The marks are Petit Manan Lighting tonorthward of Middle Hill of Mount Desert and Humpback Mountain in the west side of Trafton'sIsland or Pond Island Light to the eastward of Jordan's Delight. The soil is circular in good shape,about 3/4 mile all over, having 14 to 30 fathoms water. The bottom is of rocks and mud. This groundis of little significance except as a little-boat terrain in summer for haddock and cod. Hake areadopted the muddy bottom near it, It is actually a winter haddock terrain in calm climate, these fishleaving it in the hard storms, the water being relatively too shallow so they can "ride out a blow" incomfort, This kind of at least is the explanation the fishermen give for the sudden cessation of their
 
taking on shoal grounds after a period of heavy weather.Southeast Rock. This is a ledge, nearly uncovered at low tide on its shoalest area, SSE from PetitManan and 4? miles distant, The shoal portions slope toward the NE a distance of 4 miles more thanan irregular bottom, Depths vary from 17 to 30 fathoms, The shoals are rocky, and the deeps areCod, haddock and dirty are considered here in May and June, hake from July to September, It isactually a good lobster ground, also, Fishing here is by handline and trawl operated from vessels andlittle boats from around-by Maine ports.Broken Ridges aka Joe Roy Ground. This is situated SSE from Petit Manan 7 kilometers to thecenter. It is actually 2 miles very long SW and NE and one mile broad and from 27 to 33 fathoms,and the bottom of stones and mud is extremely uneven, The shoalest portion is nearby the center. Itis said to be a good haddock and cod ground, and is also mainly a small fishing boat ground,although some vessel fishing is carried on here in the spring.Black Ledges Ground. This soil lies between Jordan's Delight and the Halibut Ledges. Alternatively,Black Ledges. It is a good haddock ground for the brief season in the spring and early summer timewhen the fish are following the herring universities. In general it is a modest-boat terrain on whichchiefly hand lines and trawls are operated, Several cod and cusk are taken here in the fall, in fact itis a good lobster ground.Bakers Island Ridge. This is a narrow ledge making out from Bakers Island E, by N. The eastern partbears S. by E. from Schoodic Island 3/4 distance distant The ridge is much broken, its average widthgetting ? mile, and it has depths of from 20 to 25 fathoms over a rocky and gravelly bottom. In 30 to35 fathoms, on a muddy bottom, hake are abundant from July to October, inclusive, although it is farfrom much fished about the shoaler spots. Cod and cusk can be found here in the early spring andfall; haddock from October to January, inclusive. Sportfishing here is done by tiny boats and small vessels mainly from Bass Harbor and Southwest Harbor by trawl and palm line. It is a great lobsterground.Martins Ground; Hillards Reef. The center bears WSW. from Schoodic Point, distant 3 miles. It is arocky patch of 4 or 5 acres and has depths of from 15 to 25 fathoms. It is not important aside fromits hand-lining for cod and haddock inside the fall and spring season months and for hake in the fall.It really is a good lobster floor.Egg Rock Damaged Ground. This is a difficult ridge making out S. by W. from Egg Rock Ledges andis a couple of miles long by 14 miles large. It has an unusual bottom, with depths from 9 to 15fathoms. This ridge, with Martins and Seaveys Grounds, divides the american or Bakers Tropicalisland mud channel from Schoodic mud channel. Both these were formerly considered very goodhake grounds but, although still good, are certainly not as profitable for hake minn kota endura likepast years. Haddock are taken on the ridge in the spring and inNovember and October, andDecember. Several cod are taken in the spring and fall. Minn Kota Endura is simply by hand andtrawl line. It is a good lobster ground.Internal Schoodic Ridge. This ridge bears SE. by S. from Bakers Island, the center distant 12 miles.This floor is nearly circular in form, about 4 miles in size, and has depths jogging from 18 to 60fathoms. The base is ofrocks and gravel, and mud; the shoaler portions are distinct and rocky. Vessels from Maine ports use this ground, minn kota endura by hand line and trawl. Cod andhaddock are plentiful here in spring and fall, and hake minn kota endura is good through thesummer. It is a very good lobster ground.

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