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Fishing Grounds of the Gulf of Maine

Mclntire Reef. This reef is SSW. from Bald Head (Cape Small Point). The distance to the center is 4 miles. This is 2 miles long. NE. and SW., by mile wide. Marks are Yarmouth Island Hill over Mark Island and Pond Island Light on the northern part of Fullers Rock.

This reef is very broken and hummocky and has a rocky bottom and depths from 14 to 20 fathoms. A shoal of 7 fathoms is on the northwest part, where there is good hand-lining for cod. It is a good lobster ground. Just east of this ground is a piece of bottom composed of hard mud and shells where hake usually are abundant In summer.