Fishing Grounds of the Gulf of Maine

Madisons Spot of Nantucket Shoals. - SSE. 13 miles front Round Shoal buoy, has 9 fathoms over a smooth hard bottom of sand. It is about 3 miles long, from SE. to NW. by1 1/2 miles wide.

This is a flounder ground for the greater part of the year and a good cod ground in October and November. As is the rule elsewhere in this neighborhood, tides are heavy over this ground,