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Fishing Grounds of the Gulf of Maine

Cusk Ridge. It lies S. E. 12 miles from Pumpkin Island, 3 to 4 miles long, NE. and SW., and 1/4 mile wide. This ground is somewhat difficult to find. It has a bottom of black gravel and rocks with 30 to 60 fathoms of water over it.

A "blistery" bottom that is a cod ground the year around, the best of the fishing occurring in the spring months. Hake are abundant In the fall, and cusk fishing is exceptionally good in the deep water in June.