Welcome to Scribd, the world's digital library. Read, publish, and share books and documents. See more
Download
Standard view
Full view
of .
Look up keyword
Like this
0Activity
0 of .
Results for:
No results containing your search query
P. 1
Fishing Grounds of the Gulf 1 09

Fishing Grounds of the Gulf 1 09

Ratings: (0)|Views: 0|Likes:
Published by toothsomeorphan98
DuringFebruary and March, and April huge schools of cod make their appearance around the bank. At th
DuringFebruary and March, and April huge schools of cod make their appearance around the bank. At th

More info:

Published by: toothsomeorphan98 on Sep 04, 2014
Copyright:Traditional Copyright: All rights reserved

Availability:

Read on Scribd mobile: iPhone, iPad and Android.
download as PDF, TXT or read online from Scribd
See more
See less

09/04/2014

pdf

text

original

 
Fishing Grounds of the Gulf 1 09
DuringFebruary and March, and April huge schools of cod make their appearance around the bank. At this particular season these are typically found most abundantly about the "Winter FishingGround"; a part of Georges lying eastward and southeastward of the To the north Shoal between your parallels of 41? 30' and 42? 00' north latitude and 66? 38' and 67? 30' western side longitude.The spot of this Winter season Minn Kota Maxxum Ground is approximately 1,100 square mls. Thisarea of the bank would seem entirely presented over to the codfish, since it is too cracked, sharp,and rocky to please the haddock. Depths here are from 30 to 40 fathoms, deepening away from theTo the north Shoal. This area is essentially a spawning soil for the cod, which appear to come on thehank from your SE., as they almost invariably, after reaching the ground, shift slowly towards the N.and W. as spring strategies. This is in the direction of the shoals. As soon as the spawning season iswithin the schools of cod split up, but more or less minn kota maxxum are trapped on various partsof the ground at all times of the year, although rarely is it found so plentiful as when the wintertimeschool is on the ground. Many of the wintertime school move on to the inner oceans of the gulf andothers talk about to Browns Bank, where the early comers seem to can be found in the first times of  April, despite the fact that cod are located along the Northern Edge virtually the year all around.It will be documented that the quantity of otter-trawl fares from this floor is modest. It is only inrecent years that the method of sport fishing has been employed right here, the bottom experiencingbeen considered to be too tough for the successful operation of gear of this type after it.The Southwest Component. (120 miles SSE. from Highland Light-weight, Cape Cod, with 45 to 80fathom depths) is a good terrain for haddock from the beginning of the fall up to about Christmas,after which the ideal winter sportfishing with this species is found on the Southeast Part (attained bysteaming 145 mls ESE. from Boston Lightship in order to clear the shoals, then SSE. 40 to 50 a longway, depending upon what part of the soil it is wanted to minn kota maxxum). January is perhaps thebest minn kota maxxum month on this part of Georges.Browns Financial institution. This lender lies in a northeastern direction from Georges and isseparated from it by a gully 15 miles broad, in which the depths range from 100 to 450 fathoms. Itsarea is around 2,275 square kilometers. The greatest duration, from SE to NW, is 63 miles and thegreatest breadth is 43 miles. It is situated between 64? 52" and 68? 29" western side longitude, and41? 50" and 43? 02" to the north latitude. There is a small difficult shoal about the northerncomponent, on which, it is stated, there is not 9 to 15 fathoms. At a distance of 12 or 15 a long wayoff, it again increases to 30 to 50 fathoms, although the bank ski slopes away from the shoal, S. andE. to depths of 55 to 75 fathoms. This area of shoal drinking water, within the 50 fathom restriction,is 50 miles long and has an average width of 15 mls. North from the shoal the water deepensinstantly to 70 and 80 fathoms. The bottom is essentially coarse fine sand, pebbles and gravel androcks and is rich in animal life. The area of the banking institution is approximately 1,370rectangular geographical a long way.Rose and Crown Shoal. This is a modest piece of terrain 7 kilometers ESE. from Sankaty Mind. Theminn kota maxxum location lies in between the Round Shoal and Rose and Crown buoys, making aextend perhaps 6 miles lengthy by 1? miles vast. Sometimes great fishing may be had from 6 to 12mile, from Great Circular Shoal buoy. As somewhere else about as well as on these shoals, the cod isthe main species caught, pollock simply being next in importance, as well as some haddock.Exactly what is apparently a gradually deepening extension of Seal Tropical island Ground is located
 
about 65 miles SSE. from Install Desert Rock and roll and 60 miles W. from Seal Island. There seemsto be no distinguishing reputation for this area.By far the greatest percentage of the swordfish find landed inside the ports ofGloucester and Boston,and Portland comes from Georges Bank. A considerable area of the fish listed with this ground underthe heading "Miscellaneous" is made up of this species.Haddock are also present all the year, the educational institutions being most abundant and thenumber greatest in Jan and February, if the fish are in about 50 to 60 fathoms. Apparently they areavailable into depths of from 27 to 30 fathoms in March and Apr for spawning.Tides allow me to share quite as powerful as in the eastern side of Georges Bank, the ebb having anaverage strength of 1 1/3 miles an hour and also the flood is almost stronger. The highest strengthfrom the flood tide sets W. the ebb in nearly an opposite direction.On the whole, the species of fish found in this article and the conditions of their finest abundancetend to be as on Browns Banking institution. The principal fishes taken are haddock, cod, halibut andcusk and hake, and a very small amount of pollock. Except for the haddocking, the ideal minn kotamaxxum season is from March to October. Periodic good fares are introduced from these grounds,perhaps commonly in the spring and early summer and a few at other months, though halibut aresaid to get been really plenty on this page in the past but they are said to have already beencomparatively uncommon in recent years. In April these are found most frequently in 80 fathomdepths; in May in 30 to 40 fathoms, in June the most effective halibuting is had in 25-fathom depthsor even in shoaler water. (The halibut catch shown to the year picked (1927) is unusually modest,most yrs yielding a reasonable amount of this species out of this ground. Apparently no member of the American halibut fleet visited this ground to the year.)Haddock, cusk, hake, pollock, cod and halibut are the principal food items fishes procured from thislender, ranking in volume within the order referred to as. In value, however, halibut takes next placein the list. Fewer vessels minn kota maxxum here than on Georges Bank, at that season, althoughcod are plentiful here in winter season. At other seasons the codfishery on Browns Bankinginstitution compares favorably with that of other banking institutions in the vicinity. Cod are presentthe year close to, in May and June feeding in depths of approximately 40 fathoms, going into 80fathoms in August, and into depths of about 100 fathoms in cold weather.Mackerel are usually very abundant on Georges within their season, usually being sizeable ormedium minn kota maxxum. Herring are also found there in great deal but are somewhat distantfrom market as fresh sea food.The early sport fishing for that swordfish normally takes place in this particular vicinity, and then innormal seasons mackerel are found here in great quantity from Could 15 to August, and, as is thecustom with this particular uncertain minn kota maxxum, it may well appear here again within thelate tumble.The larger area of the sail fleet is found angling on the grounds in the eastern part of the Channeland of the western fringe of Georges Bank, in part to flee the damage that this otter trawlers causeto them in dragging away their gear. It is often impossible of these steamers in order to avoid someharm to this kind: specifically is this the case in the thick weather so prevalent oils Georges. Duringthe summer time months in the "mackerel years" a large catch of this kinds is removed from the seasof the Channel.
 
The Station. [14] The Channel spots the western edge of Georges Bank. The existing Eldridge graphstates that for the anglers the 30 fathom bend running southerly from Race Point, though itsboundaries are relatively indefinite. Cape Cod, limits its european edge. This ground is a lot visitedfrom the Boston fleet, both sail and water vapor, line trawlers and otter trawlers, the fleet of Gloucester, and the otter-trawl fleet that has developed in The Big Apple in recent years. This placeis all very good minn kota maxxum ground from the proper season, but maybe the most important isthe fact that part being untruthful 25 kilometers E. ? S. from Sankaty Head, Nantucket. Here is astage, sandy bottom, where, while in May,July and June, and August, the otter trawlers operatesuccessfully in 18 to 30 fathoms of water, making a catch that is made up principally of haddock,with a considerable percentage of cod, especially in June and July, together with a fair amount alsoofcusk and pollock, and hake. Small halibut are pretty abundantright here and also, these fish beingof from 5 to R lbs, rarely larger. Flounders are abundant, with a good number of "lemon soles" and"grey soles," which are extremely popular with the buy and sell.Nantucket Shoals (To the south Shoal). This name is applied to the fishing ground about NantucketLightship, which marks the Old South Shoal and the New South Shoal, the two setting up acontinuous reef of irregular form some 10 to 12 a long way in length and from 1 to 3 miles large. Thenorth end of this lies about 12 mls S. by E. from Sankaty Head (the Old Southern Shoal), and alsothe southern extremity of the New South Shoal reaches to about 20 mls S. ? E. from the identicalpoint. The fishing ground is situated mostly for the S. of the shoals contributing to the lightship,where otter trawling is carried on in every directions from your ship except from N. to NE., whererest the vessels sunk with the German submarine in the later war. This fishery can also be carried onWNW. from the dispatch for a distance of 40 miles, even into 7 fathom depths near Muskeget Inlet.Nantucket Shoals, Madisons Location. SSE. 13 miles top Round Shoal buoy, has 9 fathoms over aclean hard base of beach sand. It is about 3 a long way long, from SE. to NW. by 1? mls wide. Thiscan be a flounder floor for the higher part of the 12 months and a excellent cod soil in October andNovember. Tides are hefty over this ground, as it is the rule elsewhere with this neighborhood.Within somewhat recent years this ground has been much utilized by the otter trawlers, what sort of craft has evolved a fruitful fishery right here, which is being operated in steadily raising volume andtakes a get that is primarily of haddock.[Table 4--Fishing grounds of the Georges Area, showing the principal kinds taken with them.]The depths allow me to share from 70 to 100 fathoms across a broken base ofsoil and gravel, andthen in places good sand. The ground falls off of rapidly on all sides besides toward Seal off Islandand also the Nova Scotia coast, departing an area at its finish of considerably indeterminate span,perhaps 18 or 20, miles, and having a extended distance across around 8 miles at its widest portion.The travel fleet works here also, but, generally speaking, more of these vessels are found on theground lying some 10 miles farther eastward, on the fringe of Georges in somewhat deeper water(30 to 50 fathoms) with a rougher and rockier underside, where there exists a greater proportion of cod in the catch than around the western location.[Footnote 15. "The earliest history of this name (Saint Georges Shoal) how the writer has foundappears after a map uncovered in the library of Simancas, in Spain, where a graph said to happen tobe made by a surveyor sent to Virginia by James I of England, in 1610, was discovered in 1885 or1888, after having a long time before disappeared from England. This chart is assumed to embody,besides the operate of Champlain and other tourists, the information contained in the English chartsof White colored,Pring and Gosnold, and probably of Waymouth's Excellent Geographical Road map.

You're Reading a Free Preview

Download
scribd
/*********** DO NOT ALTER ANYTHING BELOW THIS LINE ! ************/ var s_code=s.t();if(s_code)document.write(s_code)//-->